Floods


Climate change affects rural women more than men

Climate change affects rural women more than men

ByStuart ButlerMar 6, 2024
A new report shows that the effects of climate change on people living in rural areas varies depending on gender, age and wealth.
Aerial view of Downtown Cap-Haitien, Haiti.

At least 42 dead, 85 injured and thousands displaced in Haiti floods

ByVictoria HeathJun 6, 2023
Heavy rain in Haiti leads to flash flooding, floods and landslides in country already facing humanitarian crisis.
Surviving the floods of South Sudan

Surviving the floods of South Sudan

Aid workers and the people of South Sudan fear they face further devastating flooding. Photographer Peter Caton has been documenting this unprecedented human tragedy for Action Against Hunger
AI predicts the impacts of climate change on cities

AI predicts the impacts of climate change on cities

ByGeographical StaffNov 4, 2022
Our cities will look very different in the future as a result of climate change, unless we make changes now
Review: Water Always Wins by Erica Gies

Review: Water Always Wins by Erica Gies

Jules Stewart reviews Erica Gies' book, Water Always Wins: Thriving in an Age of Drought and Deluge, published by Apollo
Hasankeyf

An ancient Turkish town is bracing itself for 90ft floodwaters

The settlement of Hasankeyf, dating back thousands of years, will soon be lost to history as a hydroelectric power plant…

Geo explainer: Why do we live on flood plains?

Geo explainer: Why do we live on flood plains?

ByBryony CottamNov 30, 2018
Despite the increasing risk of flooding, an increasing proportion of the world's population lives on floodplains.