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Govt prepared for any natural disaster: Enamur

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:00:00 +0200bssnews (en)

GAIBANDHA, JULY 19, 2019 (BSS) – State Minister for Relief and Disaster Management Ministry Dr. Enamur Rahman today said the government had taken all necessary preparations to face natural disasters effectively. “Sufficient relief materials had been stocked and all-out preparations have been taken....

Roundup: Flood havoc by seasonal rains causes widespread damage in parts of Bangladesh

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:51:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

DHAKA, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Flooding sparked by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills across the Indian borders have seriously affected parts of Bangladesh including central Tangail district, some 97 km away from capital Dhaka. The flooding has caused major problems for many residents....

India's water woes mount, with floods, droughts and millions of citizens at the mercy of the monsoons

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:24:00 +0200firstpost (en)

By Joydeep Gupta, Mubina Akhtar. Nearly a thousand people have been killed by floods in Nepal, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam in India, and in Bangladesh . Almost all of southern and interior western India is grappling with water scarcity. With mega-city Chennai being supplied by water trains, one....

227 Dead After Monsoon Floods Devastate South Asia

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:02:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

At least 227 people have died since flash floods ravaged swathes of South Asia over the weekend, officials said on Thursday, July 18. Flooding and landslides, triggered by torrential monsoon rains, have swept across India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Bangladesh , leaving devastation in each country.

Inundaciones en el Sur de Asia dejan millones de afectados

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 05:50:00 +0200futuroverde (es)

. 0; Traducido por Mónica Gálvez - Fuente The Guardian - Foto por Manish Paudel / AP Más de 100 personas han muerto y millones más han sido afectadas por devastadoras inundaciones y deslizamientos de tierra en partes del sur de Asia. Las fuertes lluvias monzónicas durante la semana pasada han....

Over 3 million people hit by floods in Bangladesh

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:57:00 +0200bdnews24 (en)

The most affected districts include Kurigram, Jamalpur, Sylhet, Gaibandha, Sunamganj, Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar while the situation is improving in some other regions with the drop in rainfall. Water, however, was still flowing above the danger level at 23 of the 93 points being observed by the....

20 dead, cry for aid as floods submerge new areas

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:26:00 +0200daily-sun (en)

Children take a risky ride on a raft made of banana trees to return home in flood-hit Telikhal village in Companyganj upazila of Sylhet district on Wednesday. Flood situation has deteriorated in the district following torrential rains and onrush of water from the hills. —Mamun Hossain.

Rangpur predicts improvement of flood

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:21:00 +0200bssnews (en)

RANGPUR, July 17, 2019 (BSS) – Though the major rivers were flowing above danger marks at places, rate of onrushing water from upstream marked fall today, predicting improvement of flood situation in the region. Officials of Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) said, water levels of the Dharla,....

Monsoon Rains Wreaking Flood Havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:22:00 +0200myanmarnews (en)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. - Other Media news - The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia 2 hours ago News

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:58:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region -- home to a fifth of the world's....

Flood situation deteriorates in Gaibandha, 2.87 lakh people marooned

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:41:00 +0200bssnews (en)

GAIBANDHA, July 16, 2019 (BSS) – Overall flood situation in chars and river basin areas of the Brahmaputra river at four upazilas deteriorated further as water level of the river is gradually increasing. A number of villages including Farazipara, Eastkomornoi, Miahpara, West Komornoi, Chaygharia,....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia 34 mins ago World

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:23:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

An Indian woman searches her belongings near the debris of her house following floodwaters in Kasuarbori village, in the Indias northeastern state of Assam, on July 13, 2019. – At least 17 people have been killed across Nepal after torrential monsoon rains induced floods and landslides, officials said on July 12.

Monsoon rains wreak flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:09:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region -- home to a fifth of the world's population -- and brings relief after the unforgiving summer. But the downpours -- which stretch from June to September -- can turn deadly and have wreaked havoc again this....

Monsoon rains wreak flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:04:00 +0200afp-english (en)

But the downpours -- which stretch from June to September -- can turn deadly and have wreaked havoc again this year across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan-administered Kashmir, with people, dwellings and boats in remote low-lying areas washed away.

Monsoon rains wreak flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:54:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region -- home to a fifth of the world's....

Bangladesh: Bangladeshi Villagers, Rohingya Refugees Learn to Prepare for Natural, Man-Made Disasters

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:13:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Cox’s Bazar — When last year’s rains killed two small boys in her village, Bangladesh i villager Liba Akter decided that she had to do something. A storm had blown in off the Bay of Bengal, bringing flood waters three feet deep in some places. A seven-year old boy had been walking home and was swept away and died.

More than 150 killed as monsoon floods sweep away homes and people

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:46:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

Nepali residents look at floodwaters after the Balkhu River overflowed following monsoon rains at the Kalanki area of Kathmandu, July 12, 2019. Getty. New Delhi, India -- Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday.

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:16:00 +0200alarabiya-en (en)

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region -- home to a fifth of the world’s....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:14:00 +0200emirates247 (en)

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region - home to a fifth of the world's....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:38:00 +0200thesundaily (en)

NEW DELHI : Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region — home to a fifth of the....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:37:00 +0200BangkokPost (en)

NEW DELHI: Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region -- home to a fifth of the....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:36:00 +0200tribune (en)

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region — home to a fifth of the world’s....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:18:00 +0200GulfDailyNews (en)

New Delhi: Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region home to a fifth of the....

At least 180 dead as monsoon rains wreak flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:13:00 +0200dawn (en)

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said on Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region — home to a fifth of the world's....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:50:00 +0200pulse (en)

But the downpours -- which stretch from June to September -- can turn deadly and have wreaked havoc again this year across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan-administered Kashmir, with people, dwellings and boats in remote low-lying areas washed away.

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:36:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region -- home to a fifth of the world's population -- and brings relief after the unforgiving summers. But the downpours -- which stretch from June to September -- can turn deadly and have wreaked havoc again this....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:28:00 +0200afp-english (en)

But the downpours -- which stretch from June to September -- can turn deadly and have wreaked havoc again this year across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan-administered Kashmir, with people, dwellings and boats in remote low-lying areas washed away.

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:26:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

New Delhi (AFP) - Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region -- home to a fifth....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:18:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region -- home to a fifth of the world's....

Rains kill scores in India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam.

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:14:00 +0200deutschewelle-en (en)

The death toll from floods and landslides caused by two weeks of torrential monsoons in South Asia has reached 85, officials and news sources reported on Sunday. In Nepal alone, up to 50 people were said to have died in floods and landslides caused by monsoon rains across the country, while dozens more were missing.

Rains, landslides kill dozens, affect millions in South Asia

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 21:42:00 +0200thegardenisland (en)

Nepalese people walk through flood waters in Gaur, Rautahat district, Nepal, Monday, July 15, 2019. After causing flooding and landslides in Nepal, three rivers are overflowing in northeastern India and submerging parts of the region, affecting the lives of more than 2 million, officials said Monday.

Pence and Trump Deny Climate Crisis as Deadly Rains Slam Louisiana and Asia

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:55:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

AMY GOODMAN This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman. As Tropical Storm Barry made landfall in Louisiana, with millions of people under flash flood alert, an even more dire climate catastrophe was playing out across South Asia, where ongoing heavy rain and flooding have killed around a hundred people....

Flood situation deteriorates in Gaibandh as flood control dam collapsed

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:06:00 +0200bssnews (en)

GAIBANDHA, JULY 15, 2019 (BSS) – Flood situation in Gaibandha district deteriorated further as the Brahmaputra and the Ghagot registered further rise in last 24 hours till 9 am due to rush of hilly waters from the upstream and incessant rain. Fresh areas of the mainland of the district have also....

Rains, landslides kill dozens, affect millions in South Asia

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:04:00 +0200ChinaPost (en)

An Indian woman crosses flood waters in Mayong village east of Gauhati, India, Sunday, July 14, 2019. Officials in northeastern India said more than a dozen people were killed and over a million affected by flooding. Rain-triggered floods, mudslides and lightning have left a trail of destruction in other parts of South Asia.

Flood situation worsens in Kurigram, over 300 schools closed

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:58:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Schooling activities suspended due to flood waters in Kurigram Dhaka Tribune. The water level is likely to rise even further in the next two days. More than two hundred thousand people have been marooned, as the flood situation deteriorates in Kurigram due to the continuous swelling of rivers and heavy rainfall.

S. Asian flooding, mudslide toll rises

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 09:41:00 +0200arkansasonline (en)

Flood effected villagers transport their cattle to a highland in Katahguri village along the river Brahmaputra, east of Gauhati, India, Sunday, July 14, 2019. Officials in northeastern India said more than a dozen people were killed and over a million affected by flooding.

Thousands stranded due to flood across the country

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 22:05:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Villagers and cattle take shelter at Moddhya Kumorpur Madinatul Ulum Dakhil Madrasa at Vogdanga union in Kurigram Sadar on Sunday, July 14, 2019 Dhaka Tribune. BWDB sources said the water in Surma and Kushiara rivers were flowing above the danger mark at several points.

Rising toll from flood, mudslides in Nepal

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:16:00 +0200illawarramercury (en)

Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the border in India and Bangladesh . At least 30 other people were missing in Nepal, either swept away by swollen rivers or buried by mudslides since....

Heavy rain leaves scores dead in Nepal, India, Bangladesh

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:15:00 +0200thegardenisland (en)

Indian woman Amena Khatoon, 22, holding her two month old baby girl Umahani sits on a boat as a hen hatches its eggs in a container as flood effected villagers travel on a boat in Katahguri village along the river Brahmaputra, east of Gauhati, India, Sunday, July 14, 2019.

Rising toll from flood, mudslides in Nepal

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:12:00 +0200dailyadvertiser (en)

Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the border in India and Bangladesh . At least 30 other people were missing in Nepal, either swept away by swollen rivers or buried by mudslides since....

Rising toll from flood, mudslides in Nepal

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 18:03:00 +0200portstephensexaminer (en)

Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the border in India and Bangladesh . At least 30 other people were missing in Nepal, either swept away by swollen rivers or buried by mudslides since....

Rising toll from flood, mudslides in Nepal

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 18:02:00 +0200bordermail (en)

Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the border in India and Bangladesh . At least 30 other people were missing in Nepal, either swept away by swollen rivers or buried by mudslides since....

Rising toll from flood, mudslides in Nepal

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 17:54:00 +0200theherald-au (en)

Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the border in India and Bangladesh . At least 30 other people were missing in Nepal, either swept away by swollen rivers or buried by mudslides since....

Quader urges party men to stand by flood victims

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 16:27:00 +0200bssnews (en)

DHAKA, July 14, 2019 (BSS) – Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today called upon the leaders and workers of his party and its associate bodies to stand by the flood victims and carry out relief works in the flooded areas. In a statement, he said the local administration has started....

Late monsoon kills at least 50 after hitting Nepal

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 14:40:00 +0200thenational (en)

Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India, officials said on Sunday. At least 30 other people are missing in Nepal, either swept away by swollen rivers or buried by....

PM asks DCs to remain alert to tackle floods

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 14:07:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (en)

. Published: July 14, 2019 13:42:31 | Updated: July 14, 2019 17:56:24 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the deputy commissioners (DCs) to remain alert to tackle floods. “From now on, we’ve to remain alert all time for disaster management. We’re very much aware about it,” she said while....

PM to DCs: Remain alert to tackle floods

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 11:13:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the deputy commissioners (DCs) to remain alert to tackle flooding. "From now on, we have to remain alert at all times for disaster management. We're very much aware about it," she said, while inaugurating the five-day annual conference of DCs at Shapla Hall in the Prime Minister's Office on Sunday.

PM asks DCs to remain alert to tackle floods Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the deputy commissioners (DCs) to remain alert to tackle...

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 10:50:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (en)

PM asks DCs to remain alert to tackle floods. Published: July 14, 2019 13:42:31 | Updated: July 14, 2019 13:52:39 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the deputy commissioners (DCs) to remain alert to tackle floods. “From now on, we’ve to remain alert all time for disaster management.

Thunderstorm, flooding, landslides kill 16 in Bangladesh

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 20:47:00 +0200gulf-times (en)

Lightning, rain-triggered flooding and landslides have killed at least 16 people in Bangladesh as parts of the South Asian country were deluged by heavy monsoon rain, officials said on Saturday. Thirteen were killed in lightning strikes while the rest died in flooding and landslides, prompting the....

16 Dead as Flood Situation Worsens across Northeast; Amit Shah Promises Central Assistance

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 20:01:00 +0200news18 (en)

Guwahati: At least 16 people were reported dead in floods and landslides across the Northeast as large swathes of the region continued to receive torrential rainfall on Saturday. The flood situation in Assam continued to deteriorate with one more person losing his life, taking the toll to seven , as....

Deteriorating flood situation

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 19:18:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (en)

The signs are rather strong that the floods that have engulfed some parts of at least 10 districts of the country could turn both nasty and devastating. A number of rivers now are in full spate following heavy downpour across the border and inland and they have inundated a vast area in these districts.

Floods hit 10 districts, may spread for a week as rains swell rivers

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 04:32:00 +0200bdnews24 (en)

Floods have struck 10 districts of Bangladesh and other areas are feared to be affected over the next week as rivers have swelled amid incessant rains, stranding thousands of people pushed to the edge by land erosion and threatened dams. The reach of the floods may spread to the central region next....

Flood in the north: Rivers swell from...

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:15:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Days of incessant rain have culminated in severe flooding of several districts, prompting the government to mobilize all available measures to tackle the situation. Heavy rainfall and water from upstream have also seen all major rivers in Sylhet to surge.

Govt is prepared to face flood: Enamur

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:30:00 +0200bssnews (en)

DHAKA, July 12, 2019 (BSS) – State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr Md Enamur Rahman today said the government has taken all-out preparations to face the current flood as the situation may worsen in 10 districts. He said rivers in different areas of the country are flowing above the....

Why environmental and humanitarian action must be linked

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:54:00 +0200ippmedia-en (en)

With the growing number of crises around the world, humanitarian actors are essential. They are often the first responders during and after a crisis, providing urgent, life-saving assistance. However, there is an increasing need for such actors to pay attention to long-term implications of operations, particularly with regards to the environment.

Bangladesh: Hazard Incidents in Bangladesh, June 2019

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 01:43:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

In June 2019, 11 devastating hazards took place across Bangladesh including lightning, fire, nor’wester, landslide, flash flood, waterlogging, building collapse, boat capsize, bridge collapse, riverbank erosion and flood. The frequently occurred hazard of this month was lightning with 59 incidents....

World: Why Environmental and Humanitarian Action Must Be Linked

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 14:57:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage. UNITED NATIONS, Jul 4 2019 (IPS) - Environmental and humanitarian action is often understood as two different sectors. However, the lack of awareness regarding its intersections could lead to further long-term devastation. With the growing number of crises around the world, humanitarian actors are essential.

Why Environmental and Humanitarian Action Must Be Linked

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 09:43:00 +0200ipsnews (en)

head of programme development Cathy Watson echoed similar sentiments to IPS, stating: “There is a paradigm that in emergencies you are saving lives and you don’t have time to think about these other things. The problem with that paradigm is pretty soon it settles down and then you really have to....

Flash floods hit Sylhet and parts of north

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 20:51:00 +0200thedailystarBD (en)

Flash floods triggered by heavy rains since Wednesday inundated parts of Sylhet division yesterday, while the overflowing water from Teesta and Dharla rivers submerged char areas in Lalmonirhat and Gaibandha, disrupting the daily life of tens of thousands of people.

Could Canada be a safe haven for climate refugees ?

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:25:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Lying in the central Pacific Ocean, the islands of Kiribati look like a tropical paradise. Surrounded by crystal-clear water and coral reefs, with coconut palm and pandanus trees lining the islands, it's straight out of a holiday brochure. On any given day, the temperature hovers around 30 C and rarely drops below 25 C.

Could Canada be a safe haven for climate refugees?

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:06:00 +0200CBC (en)

Lying in the central Pacific Ocean, the islands of Kiribati look like a tropical paradise. Surrounded by crystal-clear water and coral reefs, with coconut palm and pandanus trees lining the islands, it's straight out of a holiday brochure. On any given day, the temperature hovers around 30 C and rarely drops below 25 C.

Cleaner, greener and richer

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 00:27:00 +0200jordantimes (en)

I n the past, action to combat climate change was viewed largely as running counter to economic growth, with “going green” implying a sacrifice of prosperity for the sake of the environment. Today, we know better. By taking action to mitigate climate change, companies are promoting sustainable growth and creating high-quality employment.

Flood and riverbank erosion map to be prepared, Farooque informs JS

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:27:00 +0200bssnews (en)

SANGSAD BHABAN, June 18, 2019 (BSS) – State Minister for Water Resources Zaheed Farooque today said a flood and riverbank erosion map will be prepared aiming to modernise the country’s flood and riverbank erosion forecasting system. “With the technical support from Google, a ‘flood and riverbank....

NRC invests in floating homes research as part of flood mitigation strategy

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 12:27:00 +0200ottawacitizen (en)

Imagine a flood without sandbags, berms, pumps or panic one that did little or no damage to waterfront homes. That’s the vision of University of Waterloo professor Elizabeth English, an architect who has pioneered research into the use of buoyant foundations and floating homes.

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