Peru is experiencing the worst flooding in decades from unusually heavy rains. More than 800 towns and cities have declared a state of emergency, and many Peruvians are struggling to survive.
Scientists say millions more are at risk of flooding over the decades to come based on climate change already in the pipeline. In order to survive, the time to adapt is now.
Snowmelt in the Alps and volatile weather patterns have caused rivers across Germany to burst their banks. Europe's most important shipping routes have been closed off to traffic, with some areas facing evacuation.
A rare storm has hit the Philippines' second-largest island of Mindanao, with at least 230 reported dead. Deforestation exacerbated the ferocity of the flash floods and mudslides.
It's been over three months since flash floods and a mudslide in Freetown, Sierra Leone, left 1,141 dead or reported missing. Of the 6,000 persons affected, many continue to live in temporary shelters.
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