“The catastrophic results of the heavy rain in the past few days are largely homemade,” said Holger Sticht, who heads the regional chapter and blamed lawmakers and industry for building in floodplains and woodlands. “We urgently need to change course.”
Eddy, Melissa. 2021. "Hundreds Missing and Scores Dead as Raging Floods Strike Western Europe" The New York Times. July 15, 2021.