Patriarch Kirill: I ask everyone to fulfill Christian duty!

Patriarch Kirill urges Russians to respond to the distress of the Far East, where from an unprecedented flood affected tens of thousands of residents.

"Dear brothers and sisters! Far Eastern region of our country is in distress. The flood, the likes of which has not happened in the history of the region, have suffered tens of thousands of residents of Khabarovsk, Amur and Jewish Autonomous Region, the element will also affect the South Urals (Chelyabinsk region). As a result, many people have lost their homes and possessions, and now are in the most difficult of

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Drought and floods have destroyed a fifth of the South Urals crops

September 2, 2013. Climatic catastrophe that hit the Southern Urals, have led to lower yields in the region, said Minister of Agriculture of the Chelyabinsk region Sergei drying.

This year, as a result of drought and floods of more than 2 million hectares of crops were lost over 400,000, reports Chelyabinsk STRC. However, the weather did not prevent disasters leave a plan for collecting fodder for livestock enterprises of the region at the same level: 31 quintal per conventional unit of cattle. Good things, and the collection of vegetables: this fall plans to collect 800,000 tonnes of potatoes and 300,000

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North India is suffering from flood

September 2, 2013. That's how these Indian children now have to travel to school — on a boat. As a result of the torrential rains that almost do not stop in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh for a few months, flooded homes and farmland, a local river burst its banks.

Someone goes out of flooded homes, while others remain, especially since there is no place to go, besides, the children have to learn.

In the village of Qala manjhi flooded about 300 households. Family Sangeeta remained.

Schoolgirl: "Our home and flooded sugar cane field. Have to swim

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In Cambodia, the continuing flood

October 3, 2013. Largest South-East Asian Mekong River, received a huge portion of rainfall after a meeting with typhoon Vutip, burst its banks and caused the deaths of at least 39 residents Cambodia. Suffered from the rising water of the order of 100,000 Cambodian families living on the banks of the Mekong. The capital city of Phnom Penh element passed.

Almost all the victims overnight became refugees because of their fragile huts flooded with water or completely demolished to the foundations. Such buildings, local authorities have counted about 89 200. In addition, under the influence of flooding were building

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Flooding in Cambodia, at least 30 dead

October 1, 2013. In Cambodia, the continuing flood. On Tuesday, the provinces along the Mekong River in the capital — the city of Phnom Penh, the water level rose even higher. Element has already claimed the lives of at least 30 people.

This — Kandal province.

Local resident: "It is difficult to move through a flooded village, especially to get to the hospital. And we do not have enough food because we can not engage in agriculture. Where we do it? "

Someone carpentry work boat from plastic bottles and tires. But not everyone has that opportunity.


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Due to the floods affected more than three million people in China

May 16, 2013. Showers in conjunction with the spring floods have caused massive floods in China. Currently elements covered 14 provinces and autonomous regions, the number of victims exceeds 3.41 million people, the local agency "Xinhua".

According to the Chinese headquarters of flood control and drought, rainfall that has fallen since the beginning of the year, is significantly elevated in a number of areas that are located south of the Yangtze River, although in most parts of China did not exceed the norm.

According to the available data to date, the floods in China have killed 12 people, emergency

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The consequences of the floods in Somalia

May 10, 2013. Several southern regions of the East African state of Somalia, including Baidoa, Dzhovhar, Miido and Lower Shebelle badly affected by a succession of floods, triggered by weekly rainfall. In the Middle Shebelle thousands of people homeless, which is not surprising in a country where people sometimes live in huts of sticks, plastic sheeting, in cardboard boxes that are easy to break the flow of water.

Chances are that at the time of floods killed an entire family, consisting of 12 people. In the unenviable position are hundreds of families living in evacuation camp organized after the

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In Somalia, floods, there are victims

May 14, 2013. According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the floods in Somalia have caused the deaths of seven children. Thousands of people were left homeless.

The biggest damage is done settlements in the southern and central regions of the country. Worse things are in the cities of Baidoa, Dzhovhar, Miido in southern Somalia, reports Press TV.

Experts warn about the danger of cholera, diarrhea and malaria in people who come in contact with standing water in the areas most affected by the floods. UN hopes to develop a long term strategy that will

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The floods near Odessa, killing two people

September 14, 2013. Near Odessa in the floods on September 13 killed two people, reports "Interfax" referring to the press service GSCHS Saturday.

One of the victims hit by ball lightning in Artsiz. The second flood victim, 71-year-old woman drowned in BOLGRAD District.

In total, the evening of September 13 in the Odessa region podtopilo 377 homes. Flood affected Artsyz, Bolgradsky and Tarutinsky areas. Of the four villages where the floods power goes out, 535 people were evacuated. In some areas of the Odessa region was disrupted movement of trains and cars.

As reported UNN, evening September 13, heavy rains,

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Following a tornado in Oklahoma, the floods came

June 2, 2013. After a series of tornadoes in the U.S. state of Oklahoma the floods came.

Accompanied by a powerful cyclone rains. Not far from Oklahoma City went under the water several major highways, the traffic there is almost blocked. In some places the roadbed collapsed. According to some quarters are not at risk to drive even huge trucks.

Earlier in Oklahoma were reported new tornadoes. Their victims were 9 people, including two children. Wounded more than a hundred. The devastating tornadoes smashed trees, overturned cars and tore roofs off houses. Without light were about 200,000 people. Meteorologists

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