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AHMEDABAD: Gujarat high court has sought state government’s reply by Friday in response to a PIL complaining about farmers from Banaskantha district who did not get compensation for the damages the

The Impact of Disasters on Agriculture and Food Security 2015 showed that a staggering 22 percent of total damage and loss from natural disasters in developing countries was absorbed by the agriculture sector alone.

Rivers have already started drying up

Moody’s has criticised the city of Cape Town over its handling of the water-supply crisis, saying it will have severe consequences for the city’s long-term finances.

South Africa has declared that the drought afflicting Cape Town and other parts of the country is a national disaster.

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize says there is R6bn allocated for disaster relief in the budget, and that more is coming through special disaster funds.

With temperatures already having crossed 40 degree Celsius in some places in Maharashtra, health authorities have circulated a list of standard responses to heat-related medical emergencies to all

In October Borabanda had experienced as many as 16 micro-tremors in a span of 13 hours.

The Kenya Meteorological Department has warned city residents to brace themselves for heavy rainfall from Monday for the next five days.

Rating’s agency Moody’s warned on Monday the water crisis affecting Cape Town would cause the city’s borrowing to rise sharply and the provincial economy to shrink the longer the situation lasted.