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Some relief for blighted Paradise Hills

Home buyers on the blighted Paradise Hills estate at Marathounda in Paphos may receive assistance from the authorities to prevent a repetition of last winter’s heavy flooding caused by a rainwater drainage pipe.

Paphos homes in danger of collapse after heavy rain

Although their houses are only a few years old, residents living on an estate at Armou in Paphos have been warned to leave their homes as they are in real danger of collapse if heavy rain continues.

Cyprus: a concrete jungle

Cyprus is rapidly losing soil through urban sprawl and dominating touristic infrastructure intensity and is under enormous land use pressure according to a recently published EU soil quality report.

Illegal building in Cyprus must be stopped

In the Paphos district of Cyprus severe flooding has occurred in many homes built illegally on dry river and stream beds, ravines and rubble-filled gullies causing their owners major problems and heartache during the heavy winter rains.

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