The Gujarat High Court on Monday asked a lawyer to remain concerned about the problem of swine flu in India and how it can be brought under control rather than what is happening in Singapore.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Premature deaths due to air pollution, 11/02/2019. CPCB has identified 102 non-attainment cities, violating National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), based on an analysis of ambient air quality data of the period 2011 – 2015 and WHO report 2014/2018. State-wise list of non-attainment cities is at Annexure.

JAIPUR: Residents of Sodala area in Jaipur are living life under the scare of swine flu. It is the worst-affected area in the ongoing swine flu outbreak in the city.Edited

The state government's public health department has reported 13 swine flu deaths between January and first week of February.

CHANDIGARH: In view of rising cases of swine flu and deaths due to the disease, the Union health ministry has sent a team to Punjab assess the situation and assist the states in strengthening their

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Deaths due to Extreme Weather Events, 08/02/2019. The details of some of the major weather extremesin India in the recent years, as reported under second Biennial Update Report (2018), is at Annexure-I.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Charudatt Koli Vs M/s. Sea Lord Containers Ltd. dated 05/02/2019 regarding air pollution in the outskirts of Mumbai affecting inhabitants of the area, particularly at villages Ambapada and Mahul since 2007 on account of business of logistic services storing oil, gas and chemical items as well as oil companies doing similar activities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Tyagi Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 05/02/2019 regarding failure to comply with the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and taking steps to prevent discharge of untreated sewage in water bodies, including ponds and Upper Ganga Canal, endangering public health in Niwari town, 20 kms from Ghaziabad.

Targeted action is needed to better protect the poor, the elderly and children from environmental hazards like air and noise pollution and extreme temperatures, especially in Europe’s eastern and southern regions.

This report from the USAID-funded Adaptation Thought Leadership and Assessments (ATLAS) project examines efforts to better understand and manage the risks of extreme heat on human wellbeing, including the public health burden heat poses and the direct and indirect impacts of heat waves.

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