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What fuelled this year's flood fury in Pune?

Unplanned development and erratic weather majorly caused the deluge, find experts

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नीति राजनीति: जन प्रतिनिधियों की नजर में असम बाढ़

इस साल मॉनसून में अतिशय बारिश ने सबको स्तब्ध किया है। द…

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Govt to launch climate vulnerability map of India soon

A common set of indicators will be used for vulnerability-profiling and ranking of 650 districts all over the country

 

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Extreme floods to increase economic loss 166 times in coastal megacities: IPCC

These cities with over 10 million populations, including Mumbai, are likely to lose at least $1 trillion annually by 2050, finds the report

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Indian rivers crossed highest flood level 25 times in August 2019

This caused extreme floods in many states, according to Central Water Commission data

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Dams were built to control floods; they are now triggers

Most of the recent floods in the country have occurred due to sudden release of dam water

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Focus on economic diversification imperative to cope with climate crisis: Report

Extreme weather events such as floods, hurricanes can lead to ‘physical stranding’ of natural resources, rendering them impossible …

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Breaking silos in disaster management

An integrated approach involving all concerned stakeholders can help farmers combat the ill-effects of climate-induced natural disasters

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Good communication is a key part of disaster response

There's a need for more trained personnel using social media during a disaster and for funding to adequately equip public-sector organizations …

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More than half of Nepal's climate budget remains underutilised: Report

Of the NPR 393.4 billion, allocated in 2017-18, just 43 per cent was spent

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Water levels recede in Kolhapur, troubles don’t

Damaged houses, no source of clean water are what residents of this flood-battered Kolhapur village came back to
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