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Missing South Korean cargo vessel

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

A South Korean cargo vessel, the Stellar Daisy, disappeared in the Atlantic Ocean on 31 March.

22 members of the crew remain unaccounted for and search operations are ongoing.

Flood in Haiti

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Heavy rains and flooding in Haiti have heavily affected areas previously damaged by Hurricane Matthew. At least 6 people have been killed since the flooding began.

Flood in Dominican Republic

Monday, 24 April 2017

Flash flood and landslide warnings were issued in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic after flash floods and landslide warnings displaced almost 3000 people.

Flood in Argentina

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Torrential rain has caused flooding in Argentina, forcing thousands of people to evacuate.

The rain started at the end of March and has caused the Dulce River to overflow, affecting cities along the river.

Flood in Colombia

Saturday, 01 April 2017

Heavy rain caused three rivers to burst their banks in Colombia on 1 April 2017. The flood waters swept into the city of Mocoa, bringing mud and debris surging through the streets and flattening entire neighbourhoods.

It is estimated that at least 273 people have died and the toll is expected to rise.