Ligurian Floods: How to Help

Just as the Cinque Terre had started to dig out of the mess the last heavy rains had left, now a new set of storms has begun to batter Genoa and other nearby areas, including the Val di Vara.

In the Lunigiana region of Tuscany, Equi Terme, a spa town, is getting pounded with rain as I type.

To get an idea of the amount of water we’re talking about here, and the tenacity of Italian bus drivers as they float down the streets, you need to see Simone Lupi’s video

Again, people have died in this latest disaster: Six killed, others missing in latest Liguria storm

How can you help? The Italian Red Cross has set up an English language page to accept your donations for the flooding in Tuscany and Liguria via credit card or Pay Pal. It’s in English: Croce Rossa Italia donations

For history of flooding in Liguria and video of the flooding in the Cinque Terre and the Italian Riviera, see: Devastating, Lethal Floods in Cinque Terre

To see where Liguria is located, see the Map of Liguria

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