Enable Block: 

This report documents good practices and identifies various issues which may need to be considered for effective and coordinated response for cyclone disaster risk management. It takes into account the efforts made by the States of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha in managing Cyclone Hudhud in 2014.

The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, scheduled to convene in Sendai, Japan from March 14-18, will adopt a new framework for disaster risk reduction for the coming 15 years.

After Cyclone Hudhud pounded India's southern port city of Visakhapatnam last October, snapping bridges, swamping farmland and wrecking fishing boats, many breathed a sigh of relief.

FRANKFURT: The human and economic cost of natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes fell sharply worldwide last year, helped by improved early warning systems, the world’s largest reinsu

Despite the Central government team’s valuation of the damage caused by Cyclone hudhud being Rs 680 crore, Andhra Pradesh will get the Rs 1,000 crore from the Centre.

Over 41,200 houses and buildings were damaged and 450,000 acres of agricultural land was damaged by cyclone Hudhud

The Andhra Pradesh government is planning to adopt a disaster management system like the one prevailing in Odisha, which frequently faces floods and cyclones.

It seems like Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra, cyclone has become an annual event in Odisha.

With no shortterm solution to overcome power crisis and traditional sources such as thermal and hydel being used to maximum extent, the Telangana state government is now seriously pursuing utilizat

Bhubaneswar: The severe cyclonic storm Hudhud has damaged 1521 schools across seven districts and standing crops in more than 2.5 lakh hectares in eight districts of Odisha, official sources said.