Severe flooding washed away homes in Peru and Bolivia

The authorities of Peru and Bolivia declared a state of emergency due to severe floods, triggered by heavy torrential rains, reports the Associated Press.

Victims of natural disasters have three people over 10 thousand have lost their homes.

Severe flooding has affected six of the nine regions of Bolivia. Rivers burst their banks and flooded large areas, damaged roads. Humanitarian assistance to the affected areas from the elements delivered by helicopter.

In Peru, the greatest difficulties experienced due to flooding south-eastern region of the country. Flood waters washed away 15 bridges and seven severely damaged, fell into disrepair about 300

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UN ready to help Australias flood control

The United Nations stands ready to assist Australia in the aftermath of massive flooding that has caused the loss of life, the huge economic losses and increase in world coal prices, according to a spokesperson of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

According to the latest reports, the victims have become elements at least nine people, more than 200,000 were in the flood zone, and the extent of economic losses of billions of dollars. In the state of Queensland closed 75% of the coal mines, which led to a spike in world prices for coal, as the share of Australia in

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In Colombia, there was another landslide

Extensive landslides occurred in the northeast of the Colombian province of Norte de Santader. The landslide was the result of heavy rains that contributed to the descent of an avalanche near the settlement Teorama. According to preliminary data, the debris may be about 20 — 30 residents of the settlement. Another 50 people in one way or another affected by the sudden shift of the earth formation.

As visibility is reduced in the region due to the ongoing rains, ground rescue operations are temporarily unable to continue. In the area of natural disasters can only be reached by air.

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Floods in India affected 1.8 million children

The organization "Save the Children" has estimated that in the current year from three severe floods in the northern part of India, mainly in the state of Assam, affected some 1.8 million children. They, along with their families were displaced.

The first two waves of disasters captured north of the country in late June and early July 2012. Then in the 27 affected districts of India 2.7 million people. The third episode occurred in September, the number of victims has reached 1.5 million Indians. According to estimates of the organization "Save the Children", only in the country after the

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Slovenia suffered huge losses due to drought, the European

Small European states drought summer of 2012 has cost quite a round sum, estimated by experts from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to 128 million euros. Sadly, most from the lack of moisture and dry weather affected areas traditionally considered the granary of Slovenia.

One of them was the most eastern region of the country Pomurje, which in the summer is not going to count 21 million after losing much of his corn crop killed in the parched fields. Western region of Primorsko entitled hurt even more. In monetary terms the loss amounted to 35 million euros. The

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Emergency mode is introduced into the affected area of Hurricane Khakassia

State of emergency was introduced in the Shira region of Khakassia, hurricane victims, emergency dispatched its forces to eliminate consequences of natural disasters, said on Thursday EMERCOM in Khakassia.

A powerful storm front, accompanied by strong winds, rain and hail, walked Khakassia 13 and August 14. Most of all from the disaster suffered Altai Krai resort, famous for its lakes. There are damaged power lines, houses, roads washed away, destroyed crops.

"The authorities have appealed to the leadership of Khakassia Russian Emergencies Ministry for assistance in the aftermath of disaster, has caused serious material damage and human settlements Dream Galdzha

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Seychelles asked for help

January 27, 2013 tropical cyclone first struck the Seychelles, causing severe damage on the largest island of Mahe, triggering floods, landslides and the collapse of rocks. The most seriously injured three areas of the island, where the element has destroyed more than 150 homes. In disaster areas declared state of emergency.

Prolonged heavy rains, raising the top of the tide to the level of 1.8 meters, which caused severe flooding led to serious structural damage coastal areas east of the island, numerous damage buildings, roads and bridges. Government of the Republic have been involved all the available resources of

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Situation in the affected areas of Kuban stabilized

The situation in the areas affected by the disaster Krasnodar region stabilizes, told RIA Novosti on Saturday GUMCHS regional representative.

According to authorities, the affected areas of the showers and the Crimean city of Gelendzhik. In Gelendzhik in the area of flooding are about 2 thousand Pridvorova areas (a total of more than 5000 people) reported six victims. In the Crimean region into a zone of flooding were about 240 houses flooded in Novorossiysk, according to city officials, 173 homes. Emergencies Ministry also reported the ten deaths from floods in several localities of the Krasnodar Territory.

"Now the situation in

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The number of victims of the storm on the Atlantic coast of the United States has increased to 13

The number of victims of the storm that raged on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. last Friday, has risen to 13, said on Sunday the Associated Press.

Previously reported nine dead.

According to the agency, in connection with the elements of the state of emergency declared in the states of Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, Virginia and the District of Columbia, where Washington. Because of the storm were still without power about 3 million people, mobile and internet in most areas affected by natural disasters strike, work intermittently.

U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

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Over 144 thousand people have been affected by the earthquake in Xinjiang

According to the Civil Administration of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region / Xinjiang, Northwest China /, a magnitude 6 earthquake, which occurred on March 9 in Lop county, injured more than 144 thousand people living in 16 counties / cities / districts Hotan, Aksu and Kashgar , the direct economic impact of the disaster reached 523.48 million yuan / U.S. $ 1 = 6.3 yuan /, fortunately, there were no human victims.

According to statistics, 144 thousand 201 people affected 30,764 families were evacuated 36 thousand 641 people, destroyed and 5267 damaged 84 thousand 679 houses in the earthquake, to varying

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