Tag Archive: BBC

Nov 28 2011

A Few Good Reads (11/28/11): Australia Flooding

This week: Flooding in Australia, planning and recovering in Thailand, and fighting the productivity killer known as the internet.   Australia: Nearly 2,000 people cut off by floods (BBC Video) Nearly 2,000 people in the small town of Wee Waa, in south-eastern Australia have been cut off by flooding. Emergency supplies have been flown to …

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Nov 11 2011

Footage of Heavy Flooding in Italy

What happened in Tuscany and Liguria, he said, “should not have happened, but it did because we have built in places where we should not have built. Now it is too late, and we are paying the consequences.” – Fausto Guzzetti, National Research Council of Italy (NY Times) While people of Thailand, and especially Bangkok, …

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Oct 25 2011

Bangkok Flooding: Holiday Declared, Older Airport is Shut Down, Dike Breaks

The center’s director said parts of a dike at Tambon Lak Hok, Muang District, Pathum Thani province have broken and a mass of water is expected to flow into the village. (CNN) (See Map) Expect to hear of more dike breaks as immense pressure is put on their existing and emergency system. The government has …

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