Residents, environmentalists, engineers and government agencies agree that they need a coordinated strategy to manage flooding.
Severe flooding has killed more than 240 in Pakistan and forced thousands more from their homes. With the Pakistani government wrapped in its own political drama, ordinary citizens have taken a central role in relief efforts and documenting the tragedy.
Bosnia still has about 120,000 unexploded landmines from the war that raged there in the early 1990s. Now, after a week of heavy rains, flooding and landslides, those mines are on the move.
Britain's top climate scientist says record rains and floods lashing the UK this winter are almost certainly due in part to climate change. And she warns the country better prepare for more ahead.