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Disaster Management

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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Number of children killed by encephalitis in Bihar rises to 57

🕔14:39, 15.Jun 2019

Download PDF News The death toll of children due to suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur on Friday went up to 57. Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) AES affects the central nervous system, mostly in children and young adults. It

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Just 20% Water Left In 91 Major Reservoirs

🕔17:48, 3.Jun 2019

Download PDF According to the Central Water Commission (CWC), Water storage in reservoirs of most States of the west and south India has dipped to less than the average of last 10 years indicating a worsening water crisis. More in

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Drought Management In India

🕔16:08, 3.Jun 2019

Download PDF Drought situation has intensified in the Maharashtra and Karnataka. In nine out of the past 15 years, about 100 districts of the country have witnessed a drought like-situation, triggered by the failure of south-west monsoon. Some important facts

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Menace of Urban fire in India

🕔16:08, 27.May 2019

Download PDF Recent Surat tragedy, that resulted in the death of 22 young students, is a glaring example of lawlessness and mismanagement that is prevailing in urban India. Major fire accidents in India It is not the first time that

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Fix Accountability for Surat Tragedy

🕔14:52, 27.May 2019

Download PDF News The deadly fire in a Surat coaching centre that resulted in the death of 22 young people highlights the gap between India’s dreamy visions of smart cities and the cruel reality of urban chaos and lawlessness. Important

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Floods Result of Rampant Construction: SC

🕔12:02, 15.May 2019

News Supreme Court observed that unbridled construction activities in eco-sensitive areas with natural water flow have a devastating effect and lead to natural calamities such as those seen in the recent floods in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Uttarakhand More in

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Everything you need to know about Tropical Cyclones in India

🕔16:22, 14.May 2019

Some recent Tropical cyclones in Indian Oceans In 2000, Tropical cyclone Elina struck the Mozambique, as a most devastating cyclone. In March, tropical cyclone Idai made headlines as one of the most severe storms to have made landfall in Mozambique

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