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22 Jul 2021 Berlin, Germany
Multiple flood warnings were issued, but failed to result in action. As Germany contemplates the human toll of the recent devastating floods, it identifies gaps in its communication systems while one of its top politicians shifts his position on climate change. Meanwhile, its neighbours in the Netherlands suffer zero human casualties as flood defences largely hold up.
9 Jul 2013 BUCHAREST
As the Danube River water levels begin receding from all-time highs in several Balkan countries, authorities in Croatia, Serbia and Romania cite their co-operative efforts in keeping the threat of flooding at bay. "On the European level, monitoring the risks and the ongoing emergency situations on the Danube, the permanent exchange of information among the countries [involved] is ensured by the Emergency Response Centre within the European Commission directorate General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil protection," Marian Dragne, deputy commander of the Romanian General Inspectorate for emergencies, told SETimes...
29 Oct 2012 SOFIA
Bulgaria’s early warning system on flood prevention for the catchment basin of the Maritsa and Tundzha River declared Cod Orange for the Tundzha River close to the town of Elhovo, the press office of the Ministry of Environment and Water announced. According to the current data, filed by the system for forecast of extreme phenomena for the Danube and Maritsa Rivers on the basis of the European Flood Alert System (EFAS), authorities expect high water level along Arda River...