The 20-minute “ZDF Special” can be watched on ZDF at 7:20 p.m. Moderator Andreas Kleiner speaks with Roger Lewentz (Social Democratic Party), Minister of the Interior of the Rhineland-Palatinate, and with the former president of THW, Albrecht Brum. Among other things, the question arises of whether and how residents of the affected areas have been adequately warned about the impending weather. This is followed by a shortened version of “WISO” at 7:40 p.m.
The first shows another “pivotal point” at 8:15 p.m., with mediator Katherine Vogel providing information on the flood situation at 15 minutes. The rest of the evening program will be postponed accordingly. Meanwhile, “RTL Aktuell Spezial” titled “Flood of the Century” can be watched on RTL at 8:15 p.m. Peter Kluebel asks how a storm of this magnitude could happen and what lessons should be learned from it. In addition, Kloeppel provides information on how the alarm system works in Germany and what needs to be changed in the future.
WDR TV is also changing its evening program and will show “WDR extra” after “Brennpunkt” and a 45-minute version of “WDR aktuell” at 9:45 PM. The WDR and wdr.de radio programs also provide up-to-date information.
The flood disaster will continue to be the focus in the coming days. ZDF is organizing a themed evening tomorrow, Tuesday, starting at 8:15 PM with “ZDFzeit Spezial: Mourning, Destruction, Fury – The Days After the Flood”. Frontal also deals with the flood disaster at 9:00 PM. At 10:15 PM, there will be a special edition of “Lesch’s Kosmos”, where the question will be asked: “Extreme weather: the new normal?”. Next, Marcus Lanz will devote himself to a very important topic and will speak with science journalist Dirk Stevens, climate researcher Mujib Latif and urban development expert Lamia Massari Becker, among others.
At RTL, Wednesday (July 21) will be “Help Day”. From “Guten Morgen Deutschland” across all news magazines and news to “RTL Nachtjournal”, the program for donation appeals and special programs will change and will also accompany other RTL media group channels.
Meanwhile, Saturday 1 announced more details about the fundraising event next Saturday, July 24. In cooperation with the alliance of German aid organizations “Aktion Deutschland Hilft”, the station in “Germany Helps. Donation Ceremony Saturday 1” collects donations for victims of the flood disaster in Rhineland-Palatinate, North Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria. The program will be hosted by Daniel Buschmann live from Cologne from 8:15 pm Marilyn Lovin, Hella von Senen, Julia Leschick, Angelina Kirsch, Bettina Schlewik-Borschardt, Nikita Thompson, Anne Marie and Wayne Karpendale, Thor Schullermann, Matthias Obdenhovel, Ralph Schmitz, Frank Rosen, Christian Dobern, Alexander Schmitz The audience is on the phone.