Thousands of Australians were evacuated due to floods

Thousands of Australians were evacuated due to floods Natural Disasters

After weeks of heavy rains in Australia in New South Wales spilled 16 rivers, floods also threatened the states of Queensland and Victoria. The most affected region of the two pools Murray and Darling rivers in New South Wales and Victoria. Cities located downstream are considered most vulnerable to flooding.

Photo: view from the sky over the city Wagga Wagga, New South Wales.

As a result of river flooding in New South Wales, the most populous state, territory the size of France is under water, or in danger of being

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Homes can not be saved: flood showed all his might at the Komsomolsk-on-Amur

September 3, 2013. In the area of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, a breach in the dam water flooded one of the suburbs, in danger of flooding was another locality. Rescuers urgently evacuated from the danger zone of hundreds of people.

Around the Komsomolsk-on-Amur continue to build the dam. They are becoming higher as the water level in the river. The village is named after Mendeleev, is one of the areas of the city, directly on the beach. Some of the houses here are not saved, the people were evacuated. The mound — the only thing that protects against flooding of those

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Following the floods in northern India evacuated 110,000 people

July 3, 2013. In the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand after landslides and floods evacuated more than 110,000 people, according to local media.

The evacuation was carried out mainly by air. Also, the Indian military had to manually restore the flood washed away the bridge over which stuck in the flooded area residents were evacuated to safe areas. Large-scale operation to rescue people codenamed "Solar storm".

Last Tuesday near a Hindu temple Badrinath managed to save 150 pilgrims. According to the Army Staff of India, as a result of the disaster killed 830 people. According to other reports, the death

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More than two million people have been affected by torrential rains in China

June 30, 2013. Around 2.1 million people have been affected by heavy rains have been going on for three weeks in the east of China.

The agency "Xinhua" referring to the local authorities, the disaster has affected the two eastern provinces of Hunan and Jiangxi.

In Hunan by the landslide killed two people. There are about 26,000 people have been evacuated from the disaster zone.

Earlier, it was reported that as a result of flooding caused by rains in the southern and eastern provinces of China killed 15 people.

In early June, rains hit the nine regions of

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South Korean village evacuated after toxic leak

South Korean village evacuated after toxic leak Danger Zone

About 70 residents of a village in South Korea evacuated after at a factory south-eastern city of Gumi leaked toxic chemical. It turned out to hydrofluoric acid, seven tons of which emerged at the end of September 2012.

It is noteworthy that the evacuation was initiated by the villagers, who feared for his health, while local administration is no warning not released. Villagers require administration of the organization of temporary shelter to the mark. The remaining two hundred with some villagers to be evacuated by the local authorities have

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Floods in Nigeria evacuated over 20,000 people

Floods in Nigeria evacuated over 20,000 people Natural Disasters

Flooding in the eastern part of Nigeria took the lives of at least 10 people and forced about 20,000 people to flee their homes after torrential rains forced the Cameroonian authorities to decide on the opening of the dam.

The flood has covered more than 40 villages in Nigeria. As the Nigerian emergency services, many people are still missing. Evacuated people have settled in makeshift camps, especially in dire need of water, food, clothing and blankets. Cameroon authorities have warned about opening the dam for a few weeks. Discovery

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In Taiwan, 5,000 people were evacuated due to an approaching typhoon

In Taiwan, 5,000 people were evacuated due to an approaching typhoon danger zone

August 23, 2012 in Taiwan evacuated 5,000 residents as a precaution before the impact of Typhoon "Tembin." According to military officials, this is necessary to avoid this fatal accident three years ago, when typhoon "Morakot" took the lives of over 600 people in August 2009.

"The evacuation of residents in low-lying regions of the place or the places most prone to landslides. It also means that people will not be caught off guard, "- said the representative of the Ministry of Defence, David Lo. When

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Typhoon Guchol consequences for Japan

Implications for Japan typhoon Guchol Natural Disasters

In the night from 19 to 20 June 2012 the strongest typhoon with a bang walked along the shores of Japan. Honshu. It is reported that by the disaster, one person died from the south-eastern province of Sizhuoka, it hit the wall of economic construction, unable to withstand the wind above 125 km / h Japanese 52 of 15 provinces have been injured.

At the suggestion of the authorities in Japan 150,000 people living in the center, east and northeast of the country, be evacuated, as in that territory a high

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Flooding in Taiwan

Flooding in Taiwan Natural Disasters

After prolonged rains, the strongest in the last couple of years, in the heart of Taiwan have been many mudslides. Seven thousand people were evacuated and 11 are injured, including six people killed in the province of Nantes, two of them died in hospital. Two people reported missing. In large cities, schools are closed, dozens of roads no longer be operating, including 57 major roads in Taiwan, large areas are de-energized.

Taoyuan County poultry farms suffered damage after the flooding of their facilities. From the south, the second largest city in Taiwan, Kaohsiung

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Flooding in northern Afghanistan

Flooding in northern Afghanistan, Natural Disasters

In the northern part of Afghanistan because of incessant rains flooding occurred, during which the water rose to 1.5 meters. Reported 19 dead. 56 people living in the Sayyad and Charest Naw Sari Pul province are on the list of missing persons. 10 thousand people had to be evacuated from their flooded homes (about a thousand buildings).  

Following the deterioration of the situation, and six thousand refugees already lost all his property, had to leave his temporary refuge in mosques and schools and evacuated to new camps that are in a

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