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To what degree can vulnerability to extreme weather events be mitigated by access to a rural livelihoods program, particularly with regard to the impacts on women?

The India Disaster Report 2013 documents the major disasters of the year with focus on the Uttarakhand Flash Floods and the Cyclone Phailin. Other disasters like building collapse and stampede have also been covered besides the biological disaster (Japanese Encephalitis).

Urging all the stakeholders to come forward and join hands to create a disaster-resilient Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that in the aftermath of the Cyclone Phailin last y

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

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday wrote to prime minister Narendra Modi seeking an assistance of Rs 500 crore from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) towards damages caused in the s

To intensify into very severe cyclonic storm on Oct 10

To hit AP, Odisha coast on Oct 12 noon

VISAKHAPATNAM: The low pressure system in Bay of Bengal, which appeared as a deep depression on Tuesday, is expected to surface as a cyclonic storm, Hudhud, on Wednesday (October 8).

Heavy downpour triggered by Cyclone Phailin on Monday led to floods in several rivers in Odisha, leaving more than 2.5 lakh people marooned in Balasore.

The ADB loan is meant for cyclone insulated infrastructure for transmission and distribution of electricity in the coastal zone

The Odisha government will take the nod of its Cabinet and obtain FRBM (Fiscal Responsibility & Budget Management) clearance from the department of expenditure, Government of India, to avail loan from Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Asia is facing the brunt of climate change and will see severe stress on water resources and food-grain production in the future, increasing the risk of armed conflict among India, Pakistan, Bangl