German Finance

Germany to allow mobile operators to issue flood warnings

BERLIN, July 23 (Reuters) – Germany will allow mobile operators to broadcast emergency SMS warnings to specific geographic regions, a technology that has been around for decades but which Germany has always resisted for reasons of confidentiality. The government has faced growing calls to activate the technology since the catastrophic …

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Flood hit Bavaria as German death toll climbs to 156

FRANKFURT, July 18 (Reuters) – Flash floods hit southern Germany on Sunday, killing at least one and deepening devastation after flooding in the country this week, which killed more than 150 people. The district of Berchtesgadener Land in Bavaria, which borders Austria, became the latest region to be hit by …

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