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Reply affidavit by Water Resources Department, Maharashtra in EA No 04/2022 (WZ) in the matter of Sarang Yadvadkar & Ors V/s The State of Maharashtra dated 23/04/2024.

The matter related to demarcating the flood lines in all areas where there is excessive rain and probability for endangering human life and properties.

The 2024 Flood Outlook report offers a comprehensive assessment of flood risk across the country, highlighting critical areas of concern and strategic recommendations for mitigation and preparedness.

Countries in Asia and the Pacific face a heightened risk of flooding as disasters increase worldwide due to climate change. Yet these countries often lack the infrastructure necessary to prepare for and respond to floods effectively.

Order of the National Green Tribunal Suman Chauhan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 11/03/2024.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of 'News Item titled "Deforestation ill-planned construction and unscientific - illegal mining behind Himachal Pradesh, monsoon catastrophe" appearing in The Hindu dated 25.11.2023' dated 29/02/2024.

One of the issue under consideration in the application is deforestation, ill-planned construction activities, illegal mining along the river beds which are few reasons responsible for natural calamity at Himachal Pradesh.

Reconstruction and recovery needs following the catastrophic flooding in eastern Libya last September are estimated at $1.8 billion, according to this new report by the World Bank, the United Nations, and the European Union.

Given their frequent recurrence in Indian cities, the problem of urban flooding is gaining focus in policy discussions. Indeed, urban floods can cause massive loss of infrastructure, property, and lives, and have a substantial economic impact.

According to this new analysis of the top 20 costliest extreme climate disasters over 2023 has revealed a “global postcode lottery stacked against the poor” where the relative economic impact of disasters varies considerably across countries.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Water Resources (2023-24) deals with the action taken by the Government on the Observations/Recommendations contained in the Twenty Third Report on ‘Glacier Management in the Country – Monitoring of Glaciers / Lakes Including Glacial Lake Outbursts leading to Flash-Floods in the Himalayan Region’.

Setting up a fund for loss and damage is one of the achievements of COP28, the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference. However, ambiguity remains regarding its functions and set-up. This briefing paper emphasizes the importance of understanding the gendered dimensions of both economic and non-economic losses and damages in Asia.