[QODLink]
Europe

Russia's far east hit by worst floods

Government promises to build new barriers as flood waters reach highest levels in 120 years.

Last Modified: 24 Aug 2013 13:51
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

The Russian government has promised to build new barriers to protect its far eastern region from floods.

The area has been hit by waters reaching highest levels in 120 years.

Al Jazeera’s Peter Sharp reports from the city of Khabarovsk.

42

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Your chance to be an investigative journalist in Al Jazeera’s new interactive game.
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Featured
Private citizens take initiative to help 'irregular' migrants, accusing governments of excessive focus on security.
Indonesia's cassava plantations are being killed by mealybugs, and thousands of wasps have been released to stop them.
Violence in Ain al-Arab has prompted many Kurdish Syrians to flee to Turkey, but others are returning to battle ISIL.
Unelected representatives quietly iron out logistics of massive TPP and TTIP deals among US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
Led by students concerned for their future with 'nothing to lose', it remains to be seen who will blink first.