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Waterborne disease spreads, Pakistan hospitals overwhelmed

Waterborne disease spreads, Pakistan hospitals overwhelmed

Hospitals overcrowded in Sehwan, southern Pakistan The influx of patients from flood-affected areas Thousands of people suffer from water-borne diseases WHO warns of ‘second disaster’ after catastrophic floods SEvan, Pakistan (Reuters) – The emergency ward of the main government hospital in the southern Pakistani town of Sevan was overwhelmed. On a recent visit, Reuters witnessed …

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Havana protests erupt for second night as Cuba scrambles to turn on lights

Havana protests erupt for second night as Cuba scrambles to turn on lights

Havana, Oct. 1 (Reuters) – Workers restored power to more communities in Havana on Saturday, following a second day of protests in the Cuban capital, which have continued without power cuts, including a massive anti-government campaign that began in July 2021. The largest demonstration since the rally. At least one protest in the western seaside …

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Storm Fiona batters Canada's east coast, forcing evacuations

Storm Fiona batters Canada’s east coast, forcing evacuations

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Severe Storm Fiona slammed eastern Canada with hurricane-force winds on Saturday, forcing evacuations and downing trees and power lines, killing hundreds of thousands of people Power outages to homes and businesses. The center of the storm, downgraded to post-tropical Cyclone Fiona, was located in the Gulf of St. …

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Hurricane Fiona lists Turks and Caicos as Category 3 storm heading to Bermuda

Hurricane Fiona lists Turks and Caicos as Category 3 storm heading to Bermuda

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Hurricane Fiona slammed into the Turks and Caicos Islands as a powerful Category 3 storm on Tuesday, dumping heavy rain on the Caribbean islands after cutting off the Dominican Republic’s path of damage And cause floods and Puerto Rico. The storm claimed four lives in Puerto Rico, …

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Hurricane Fiona intensifies after hitting Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona intensifies after hitting Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico/Santo Domingo, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Hurricane Fiona churned northward on Monday night after bringing torrential rain and strong winds to the Dominican Republic and triggering complete power outages in neighboring Puerto Rico, At least two people died there. A Category 2 hurricane could become a Category 3 hurricane as it moves …

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Pakistan looks 'like the sea' after floods, 18 more dead, PM says

Pakistan claims $30 billion in flood damage, UN chief calls for ‘massive’ help

Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register ISLAMABAD, Sept 9 (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for “massive” international support for flood-torn Pakistan during a visit to the country on Friday, while Islamabad will be linked to floods The loss was set at $30 billion. Record monsoon rains and …

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Pakistan looks 'like the sea' after floods, 18 more dead, PM says

Pakistan looks ‘like the sea’ after floods, 18 more dead, PM says

Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register SHEVAN, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistani Prime Minister Sheikh Baz Sharif said on Wednesday that parts of Pakistan appeared “like a sea”. The death toll from rainy days rose by 18 to 1,343. Officials estimate that a disaster blamed on climate change has affected as …

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Massive floods in Pakistan kill 1,100, including 380 children

Massive floods in Pakistan kill 1,100, including 380 children

Floods have killed at least 1,100 people and affected 33 million A third of the country is underwater – climate minister Pakistan’s climate catastrophe demands world attention – Guterres Destruction is ‘internationally driven’ – UN’s Hanes CHALSADA, Pakistan, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Torrential rains and floods inundated a third of Pakistan and killed more than …

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