Statement of three-term Senator and Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda on Europe floods July 16, 2021

July 16, 2021

My thoughts and prayers to our brothers and sisters in Western Europe where record rainfall caused rivers to overflow, resulting in devastating floods and leaving at least 90 dead, more than 1,300 missing, and buildings collapsed.

This is a harsh reminder of the state of global climate crisis we are in. No country is absolved from its wrath. Record rains, hurricanes, typhoons, droughts, and wildfires will continue to ravage as global warming levels also continue to rise.

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