Monsoon Rains Cause Severe Flooding Across South Asia

The Church of the Nazarene is responding by distributing food staples like rice, oil, and vegetables, as well as emergency supplies like soap and blankets. Church volunteers distributed aid to 1,000 families in Kerala, and a similar outreach is planned in Karnataka. An additional response in northern Bangladesh will provide food staples and medicine to about 7,000 people. 

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Flooding Wreaks Havoc Across US Midwest

Almost 70% of the counties in Nebraska and large portions of five other states in the United States Midwest region are reeling from the impact of a bomb cyclone winter storm on March 14.  The rains and snow left damaging floods across Nebraska, Iowa, and sections of Missouri, South Dakota, Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

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Cyclone Idai Devastates Southeast Africa

Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall on March 15, 2019 in Mozambique, leaving a trail of destruction that spread to neighboring Malawi and Zimbabwe, and impacting millions of people. UN officials have said that this is likely the worst weather-related disaster ever to hit the southern hemisphere. 

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Hurricane Michael Devastates Florida Panhandle

Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, October 101, making landfall as the first Category 4 storm in the area in recorded history. With winds of up to 155 miles per hour (250 kilometers per hour), the hurricane was the third most powerful hurricane to ever strike the U.S. mainland.

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