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Disaster Management

NDMA guidelines on Boat Safety

🕔17:07, 16.Sep 2019

  In News About eight people drowned and 25 went missing after a private boat carrying 60 people capsized in the Godavari river on 12 September. In another such incident nineteen persons drowned when a boat overturned in the Godavari

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Urban floods in India

🕔16:25, 11.Sep 2019

In News The Maharashtra government is looking to put in place a ₹140-crore disaster risk management tool with the help of the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to reduce the damage caused by floods, as recently witnessed in

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Amazon Fires in India

🕔16:48, 10.Sep 2019

In News The upsurge of global environmental anxiety over the recent outbreak of forest fires in the Amazon, apparently marking a renewed push to deforestation, is clearly testimony to the heightened awareness of the danger to human security represented by

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Mid-Monsoon 2019 Lightning Report

🕔17:26, 6.Sep 2019

 The study stress lightning protection to prevent extinction of tribal communities such as Birhor, Pahadiya Chotanagpur plateau is largely inhabited by tribes and it is located at the confluence of Jharkhand, Odisha, part of Chhattisgarh and West Bengal. Recent observations

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India pledges $200,000 for health emergency fund

🕔15:57, 4.Sep 2019

India made an announcement during 72nd Session of the World Health Organization (WHO) regional committee for South-East Asia’, to contribute $2, 00,000 towards the implementation of the preparedness stream under the South-East Asia Health Emergency Fund. The announcement was made

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Why Assam is prone to floods and what’s the solution

🕔14:55, 19.Jul 2019

News Assam is in the grip of yet another flood, with 57 lakh people displaced, all 33 districts affected, and 36 people killed besides hundreds of animals. More in News This is the first wave of floods this monsoon, and

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The Threat Of Ebola

🕔13:20, 19.Jul 2019

After holding itself back on three occasions, the World Health Organization has declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. More in News The outbreak in Congo officially

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How Climate Change Has Increase Flood Events In India

🕔14:16, 17.Jul 2019

The rise in temperatures would increase flood events in frequency during the end of the century (2071-2100), according to Climate change and India: A 4 X4 assessment a sectoral and regional analysis for 2030s report. Key Findings Temperatures in the

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Things To Do To Avoid Another Water Crisis

🕔12:48, 29.Jun 2019

Chennai has been reeling under its worst water crisis in decades. Read this article to know more about the water crisis. More in News The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has announced that 10 MLD (million liters a day) of water

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Heat Waves : Formation, Prevalence & Prevention

🕔14:26, 20.Jun 2019

Download PDF The heatwave is a period of abnormally high temperatures, more than the normal maximum temperature that occurs during the pre-monsoon (April to June) summer season. Heat waves typically occur between March to June, and in some rare cases

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