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Government to integrate concerns into disaster management plans

The year 2018 is gone, but, some people are still reeling from the disasters that hit various parts of the country during the year.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Vs The Principal Secretary, Environment & Forests, Govt. of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 07/01/2019 regarding encroachments of waterbodies in Chennai. The Court has been informed that due to rapid urbanisation in Chennai, the waterways in Chennai have become a prime target for growth of encroachments along the water bodies and hence during flood, the encroached areas near the banks have become more vulnerable and susceptible for inundation.

Nearly 25,000 people displaced by landslides and floods triggered by heavy rains brought by a tropical depression.

Climate change has hit agrarian Uttar Pradesh very hard and experts claim that crop yield in over a dozen districts across the state has been adversely affected and might result in a drop in produc

The year 2018 will end in a few days, and people have already started to make their New Year resolutions for 2019.

Megacities are predominantly concentrated along coastlines, making them exposed to a diverse mix of natural hazards. The assessment of climatic hazard risk to cities rarely has captured the multiple interactions that occur in complex urban systems. We present an improved method for urban multi-hazard risk assessment.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Loss Due to Flood and Thunderstorm, 11/12/2018. State-wise details of the losses of lives, property and loss of crops due to floods and thunderstorm during the current year, as reported by the State Governments/ Union Territories, are at Annexure-I. State-wise details of the memoranda submitted to this Ministry and assistance approved from NDRF during the current year are given at Annexure-II. State-wise details of allocation and releases from SDRF and NDRF during the last four years are given in Annexure-III.

Dengue fever is caused by the bite of an Aedes Aegypti mosquito. This female mosquito lays eggs in water containers and plants near your surroundings.

The Global Climate Risk Index 2019 analyses to what extent countries and regions have been affected by impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, fl

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