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Disaster survivors bring pleas for climate change action to Parliament Hill

Disaster survivors bring pleas for climate change action to Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — Meghan Fandrich's voice shook as she recalled grabbing her five-year-old daughter and fleeing their home as flames descended on the village of Lytton, B.C., in 2021.
Death toll from floods across southern Germany rises to 6

Death toll from floods across southern Germany rises to 6

BERLIN (AP) — The death toll from floods across a large part of southern Germany rose to six on Wednesday as police recovered the body of a woman missing since the weekend from a canal in Bavaria.
Body of a 5th victim is recovered from a submerged car after flooding in Germany

Body of a 5th victim is recovered from a submerged car after flooding in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — A woman's body has been recovered from a car that sank into floodwater in Bavaria, police said Tuesday, bringing the confirmed death toll in flooding across southern Germany to five.
PacifiCorp will pay $178M to Oregon wildfire victims in latest settlement over deadly 2020 blazes

PacifiCorp will pay $178M to Oregon wildfire victims in latest settlement over deadly 2020 blazes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Pacific Power, part of PacifiCorp, said Monday it has agreed to a $178 million settlement with over 400 Oregon plaintiffs in the latest multimillion-dollar payout related to the deadly 2020 wildfires that ravaged the state.
Hawaii's Kilauea erupts again in a remote area. It's one of the most active volcanoes in the world

Hawaii's Kilauea erupts again in a remote area. It's one of the most active volcanoes in the world

HONOLULU (AP) — Kilauea , one of the most active volcanoes in the world, began erupting early Monday in a remote area and then paused about 12 hours later, the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said.
Sri Lanka closes schools as the death toll from floods and mudslides rises to 16

Sri Lanka closes schools as the death toll from floods and mudslides rises to 16

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka closed schools on Monday as the death toll due to floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rains in many parts of the island nation, rose to 16 people, officials said.
B.C. mayors slam feds over failure to produce flood protection money

B.C. mayors slam feds over failure to produce flood protection money

Merritt mayor: "I have people that are desperately in need of protection."
California firefighters make significant progress against wildfire east of San Francisco Bay

California firefighters make significant progress against wildfire east of San Francisco Bay

California's largest wildfire so far this year was significantly surrounded Monday after blackening a swath of hilly grasslands between San Francisco Bay and the Central Valley.
Cost to return flooded B.C. community to nature nears $1 billion

Cost to return flooded B.C. community to nature nears $1 billion

Buying out Abbotsford lands devastated by 2021 floods could cost nearly $1 billion — less than half of the costliest plan to buttress existing flood defences.
4 people have died in floods in southern Germany. The situation remains tense

4 people have died in floods in southern Germany. The situation remains tense

BERLIN (AP) — The death toll in floods across a large part of southern Germany rose to four on Monday as three bodies were recovered from inundated basements.