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Venice floods show Europe needs sustainable finance to avoid disaster

In November last year, high winds combined with a seasonal high tide put much of Venice under water as well as causing the devastating loss of life and destruction elsewhere in Italy. The Venetian floods had a high cost both to the local economy and to priceless cultural heritage including St Mark’s Basilica. Work to install innovative underwater flood barriers ... Read More »

UK floods: 70 people and horses rescued in Lancashire

More than 70 people and 20 horses had to be rescued from floods in Lancashire as bad weather hit the UK. Emergency crews received up to 500 calls with Lancaster and Galgate the worst affected places. Roads are shut and rail services have been suspended by floods in north Walesand snow is forecast across Scotland. There are currently eight flood warnings in place ... Read More »