Cork flooding features on Red Cross report of world disasters

Cork flooding features on Red Cross report of world disasters

The flooding which devastated parts of Cork city and county last November has been detailed in the Red Cross annual world disasters report.

The floods are listed along with the Haiti earthquake, crop failures in Asia and starvation in parts of Africa.

The annual report for last year focused particularly on climate change and the natural disasters which affected countries around the world.

The Red Cross noted that last November's flooding was among the worst possible scenarios to face Ireland leaving thousands of people in serious financial debt.


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