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Jul
03
2013

PDC Global Flood Survey

Global Flood Update! Over the past week flooding has occurred around the world!  In South America, heavy rain increased water levels in the Parana River which caused flooding in Paraguay and Argentina.  In Paraguay, 12,000 people were affected by flooding, and around 4,000 were evacuated from Ayolas (ECHO). Around 3,000 people were evacuated from the …

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Jun
27
2013

PDC Global Flood Survey

Flooding in Canada! This week, flooding continues for many places around the world. In Paraguay approximately 800 people were forced to evacuate as the Parana River flooded (RSOE EDIS). On the other side of the world, during its dry season, Pilbara, Australia, experienced heavy flooding following the second highest rainfall on a single day ever …

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Jun
20
2013

PDC Global Flood Survey

Flooding in South and Southeast Asia! This week we continue to see flooding events occurring in many places around the world. Over the past week PDC monitored flood events in Australia, France, Haiti, India, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philippines, Suriname, Tasmania, Thailand, and the United States (Georgia, North Dakota, Middle Mississippi Valley, and Texas). To learn …

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Jun
13
2013

PDC Global Flood Survey

Flooding in Europe and Wildfires in North America! During the past week flooding continued across Central Europe (Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Serbia) (ECHO). Flood events were also observed in Australia (Victoria), China, India, Pakistan, and the United States (Middle Mississippi Valley and North Dakota). This week we are taking a closer look at …

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Jun
06
2013

PDC Global Flood Survey

Flood Update: Central Europe and the southeastern United States! During the past week PDC monitored flood events in Australia, Bahamas, Central Europe (Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, and Switzerland), Colombia, France, Guatemala, United States, and New Zealand. To learn more about floods and other types of natural hazards, check out PDC’s Natural Hazards webpage! …

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