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  • June 16, 2008  

    Flood fears eased in Iowa City Monday, as a string of towns along the Mississippi River prepared for new problems after recent torrential rains spurred heavy flooding. A reporter from Iowa Public Radio provides an update. Continue reading

  • June 12, 2008  

    Record rainfall and historic numbers of tornadoes have wreaked havoc on many parts of the Midwest, particularly in Iowa where a Boy Scout camp was decimated and flooding has caused thousands to evacuate. Kwame Holman reports on the widespread damage. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2008  

    Weeks after Cyclone Nargis devastated portions of Myanmar, its reclusive government has slowly allowed small numbers of foreign aid workers to enter the country. U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs John Holmes updates the humanitarian situation. Continue reading

  • March 28, 2008  

    Months after Cyclone Sidr killed 3,200 people along the Bangladesh coast, the devastated country turns its attention to climate change. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on recovery efforts and worries about the long-term future of the country. Continue reading

  • November 16, 2007   BY  

    More than 1,000 people are reportedly dead after a cyclone hit the coast of Bangladesh Thursday night, leveling homes with 150 mph winds and powerful waves, according to the United News of Bangladesh and the Associated Press. Continue reading

  • May 9, 2006  

    Nine months after Hurricane Katrina destroyed homes in Mississippi and Louisiana, real estate agents and residents of the area are having big problems obtaining homeowners insurance. Continue reading

  • August 12, 1998  

    Flooding along the Yangtze River has forced nearly 250 million Chinese to flee their homes and seek higher ground. Millions of acres are under water and at least 2000 have died. Continue reading

  • August 12, 1998  

    Flooding along the Yangtze River has forced nearly 250 million Chinese to flee their homes and seek higher ground. Millions of acres are under water and at least 2000 have died. A panel of experts discusses the situation. Continue reading

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