Paris Under Water

Author: Jeffrey H. Jackson
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780230102316
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This newfound ability to work together proved a crucial rehearsal for an even graver crisis four years later, when France was plunged into World War I. On the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of the flood, Jeffrey H. Jackson captures ...

Rising Tide

Author: John M. Barry
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416563326
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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award and the Lillian Smith Award.

Mozambique The Great Flood Of 2000

Author: Frances Christie
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253339782
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Kits of basic medicines and chlorine for water treatment were distributed to
strategic locations. The Red Cross works closely with the Ministry of Health, and
when the floods worsened it set up health posts in accommodation centres and
new ...

Red Earth White Lies

Author: Vine Deloria
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
ISBN: 9781555913885
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Ella Clark has a very short entry regarding the flood from the perspective of the
downstream people: "Steptoe Butte stood above the waters at the time of the
great flood, and many Indians there were saved from drowning. Below the top,
there ...

Southern Water Southern Power

Author: Christopher J. Manganiello
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469620065
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How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region
Christopher J. Manganiello. Floods had inundated Hamburg prior to the Great
Flood of 1929. The headquarters and local chapters of the American Red Cross
had ...

Report Upon The Physics And Hydraulics Of The Mississippi River

Author: Andrew Atkinson Humphreys
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"During the great floods of 1811 and 1813, much damage was done by the water
rushing through the rents in the levees." (Darby.) Governor Sargent ... Red river
must have been low enough to allow bayou Atchafalaya to do good service as ...

Encyclopedia Of The Great Plains

Author: David J. Wishart
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803247871
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FLOODS The history of flooding in the Great Plains displays a marked diversity of
types. ... followed the slowly rising waters, sandbagging efforts, and flooding that
went on for weeks across Manitoba in the Red and Assiniboine River valleys.

Congressional Serial Set

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necessary investigation, agree that it is not only impractical but a physical
impossibility to secure flood control of the Sacramento River ... looking to the
utilization of the excessive floods of the Sacramento by conveying them in great
flood-water canals along the western ... the west side of the valleys, tapping the
Sacramento for the purpose at Red Bluff on both sides, and carrying the west
side canal down ...

Johnstown Flood

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416561224
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The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.