5 Ways to Help Puerto Rico Recover From the Wreckage of Hurricane Fiona

This article was originally published by Vogue. Puerto Rico is currently reeling from the effects of Hurricane Fiona, a storm that has caused mudslides and severe flooding across the island and left many without power, shelter, or medical assistance. President Joe Biden approved an emergency declaration for Puerto Rico on Sunday in order to free … Read more

Engineers breach Pakistan lake as flood misery grows for millions | The Citizen

Engineers breached Pakistan’s biggest freshwater lake to drain water threatening nearby towns, officials said Monday, as heavy rain poured misery on millions affected by the country’s worst floods in history. Nearly a third of Pakistan is under water — an area the size of the United Kingdom — following months of record monsoon rains that … Read more

Pakistan flood victims suffering from waterborne diseases as rains recede – National | Globalnews.ca

Officials in Pakistan raised concern Wednesday over the spread of waterborne diseases among thousands of flood victims as waters from powerful monsoon rains began to recede in many parts of the country. Massive flooding from the rains since mid-June has killed at least 1,162 people, a phenomenon experts blame on climate change. Some doctors said … Read more

A Third of Pakistan Is Currently Underwater From Flooding

This piece was originally published by Vogue. A brutal monsoon season in Pakistan has led to flooding that, as of Tuesday, covered a third of the South Asian country and killed more than 1,100 people. “As we continue to see more and more extreme weather events around the world, it is outrageous that climate action … Read more