Heavy rain caused the Nyamukubi and Chishova rivers to overflow, causing mudslides and landslides in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Entire villages have been devastated by the waters and damage assessments are still underway. Akilimali Saleh Chomachoma reports.
More than 1,700 people have been killed in floods that continue to submerge parts of Pakistan. Amid this crisis, activists are demanding debt cancellation and climate reparations, reports Tanupriya Singh for Peoples Dispatch.
Sunday’s second-round presidential election in Colombia could transform the lives of residents in informal settlements, which make up 65 percent of housing in the country's cities. Former-militant-turned-politician Gustavo Petro and millionaire businessman Rodolfo Hernández approach the country's urban housing crisis and environmental policy in different ways, reports Natalia Torres Garzon with photography by Antonio Cascio.