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May 20, 2014 — The Bosnia and Herzegovina Mine Action Center says a decade of work to reduce the danger from land mines has been washed away by the rising waters.
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May 19, 2014 — Months' worth of rain has fallen in Bosnia, Serbia and parts of Croatia in recent days. A Bosnian official compared the scope of the damage to the Yugoslav war of the 1990s.
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May 16, 2014 — It's the worst flooding in Bosnia and Serbia in at least 120 years, triggering dozens of landslides and killing several people.
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May 1, 2014 — The record rainfall in some areas comes close on the heels of dozens of tornadoes that killed dozens of people across a swath of the country earlier this week.
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Apr 25, 2014 — A new study says the worst floods in the city are both higher and 20 times more common than they were 170 years ago. But climate change is only part of the reason.
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Sep 24, 2013 — A hospital in Estes Park, Colo., escaped the flood damage that affected much of the area this month. But the small hospital in the mountains now relies on a single road to evacuate critical patients. A bad snowstorm could stop traffic and ground helicopters, leaving the hospital isolated.
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Sep 19, 2013 — Rescuers have reached some of the remote areas affected by floods, as electricity and phones have been restored.
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Sep 13, 2013 — Torrential rains around Boulder and nearby areas have led to at least four deaths and numerous washed-out roads. Forecasters warn that while the downpours should taper off Friday, even modest rains could cause more flooding.
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Sep 12, 2013 — More rain is on the way and a flash flood warning remains in effect. At least three deaths are being blamed on the high waters and a rural dam has reportedly collapsed. The University of Colorado's Boulder campus is closed.
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Jun 21, 2013 — In some smaller Canadian communities, the damage is breathtaking. One video shows an entire home being dragged by a swollen river. More rain is expected today in the region.
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