Russia – Hundreds Lose Their Homes After Destruction of Dam

Massive flooding has hit the Tyumen region of Russia causing hundreds of people to lose their homes after the destruction of the dam in the district of Ishim. Following unusually high levels of melting snow and the discharge of water from the reservoir near the city of Petropavlovsk , the destruction of the dam in … More Russia – Hundreds Lose Their Homes After Destruction of Dam

State of Emergency Declared After Floods in Montreal, Quebec

The Canadian city of Montreal, Quebec declared a state of emergency after extreme weather event caused historic flooding across country’s east.  The Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat issued the following statement in response to flooding in the National Capital Region: Recent flooding in the region has resulted in local evacuations, as well as road closures. As … More State of Emergency Declared After Floods in Montreal, Quebec

UK Announces £1 Million Natural Flood Management Competition

UK Environment Secretary, Andrea Leadsom recently announced a new £1 million natural flood management competition, part of the government’s drive to reduce flooding by using a range of innovative techniques. A new ground-breaking competition will allow flood defence projects around the country to apply for a share of £1 million to help protect even more homes … More UK Announces £1 Million Natural Flood Management Competition