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By 2080, Washington D.C. climate may feel like Deep South

In a single generation, climate patterns will shift hundreds of kilometres in the United States, according to a study tracking the northward drift of hotter climes brought on by climate change and global warming. In two generations, or sixty years, the US capital will become as muggy as Memphis or Jackson, Mississippi, if current trends […]
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Drought-stricken Aussie farmers now battered by floods

Australian ranchers who struggled to keep their cattle alive during a prolonged drought last year are now battling to save herds from record-breaking floods inundating the northeast of the country, officials said on Wednesday.
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Flooding kills five in snow-hit Algeria

Algeria’s civil protection unit said Saturday five people died after being swept away by flood waters as a cold snap in the Maghreb brought snow to several of the country’s regions. “All the victims have been retrieved over the last 48 hours after being swept away by waters in Annaba, El Tarf, Tizi Ouzou and […]
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One rainfall, many floods, many dangers

Victor Ogunyinka
No, this isn’t that time of the year where we get prepared for rainfall and muddy floors, that is if you ask the weatherman. But if the early signals are anything to go buy, Lagosians and maybe Nigerians might be in for an end-to-end ‘water baptism’ all year round.
The first rain of 2019 dropped Sunday, January 20, and it kicked off like it never stopped raining in previous years.
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SEEPCO gives succor to Delta, Bayelsa flood victims

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STERLING Oil Exploration and Energy Limited, SEEPCO, has donated relief materials to no fewer than 25 communities in Delta and Bayelsa States affected by the perennial flood as part of its corporate social responsibility.
The flood team leader, Col I. Nuhu, alongside Mr Selebi Tarebi and Gen. Kurata, who visited the effected communities, said the relief materials were meant to cushion the effects of the flooding that destroyed their farmlands and sources of livelihood.
Communities in Delta State where relief materials were distributed are Bomadi, Enekorogha, Kalafiogbene, Ogriagbene, Ebeberegbene and Asaba-Ase, while communities in Bayelsa State where relief materials were donated by SEEPCO were Sagbama, Toru-Otua, Apelebiri, Abodobiri, Adagbabiri, Angalabiri, Tamukunu, Asamabiri and Angiama.
Gen. Kurata who spoke, said SEEPCO feels the pain and suffering occasioned by the flood, stressing that the company will continue to identify with the people in their challenges since they are allies to its operations.
He noted that the communities have been so peaceful with the dealings of the company in ensuring the smooth running of its daily business stressing that, the company wilk always be responsive to its corporate social issues.
Kurata advised the communities to make good use of the cash donation and relief materials to every affected persons .
Mr. Joseph Bekesuoyeibo, Chairman, Bomadi Federated community who was represented by its vice Chairman, who spoke on behalf of other Community Chairmen thanked SEEPCO for coming to their aid and he also tasked the Company to do more in its responsibilities to their impacted communities of operation.
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IFAD-VCDP donates N50m relief items, inputs to farmers affected by flood

THE International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD-assisted Value Chain Development Programme, VCDP has donated relief materials and farm inputs worth over N50 million to farmers affected by the recent flood disaster in Anambra State.
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