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Building resilience against flooding in urban areas

Date: 2021-10-04 09:19:35 Severe flooding in Warri, Nigeria. Image credit: Voice Of The African Child Foundation Flooding in urban areas across Africa is on the rise. The continent needs to implement risk-management techniques to ensure its cities are resilient to climate change and the devastation it can cause. This article explores possible ways Africa can …

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Pittsburgh Area Under Flash Flood Warning; Urban Streams Rising

Date: 2021-09-01 12:20:47 The aftermath of Hurricane Ida hit southwestern Pennsylvania with a wallop Wednesday morning. The Pittsburgh office of the National Weather Service implemented a flash flood warning for much of the region, including Allegheny, northwestern Washington, northwestern Westmoreland, southern Armstrong, southeastern Butler, and southeastern Beaver counties, until 12:15 p.m. The NWS issued an …

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