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Disaster Management

Why Assam is prone to floods and what’s the solution

🕔14:55, 19.Jul 2019

News Assam is in the grip of yet another flood, with 57 lakh people displaced, all 33 districts affected, and 36 people killed besides hundreds of animals. More in News This is the first wave of floods this monsoon, and

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The threat of Ebola

🕔13:20, 19.Jul 2019

News After holding itself back on three occasions, the World Health Organization has declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. More in News The outbreak in Congo,

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How Climate Change Has Increase Flood Events In India

🕔14:16, 17.Jul 2019

The rise in temperatures would increase flood events in frequency during the end of the century (2071-2100), according to Climate change and India: A 4 X4 assessment a sectoral and regional analysis for 2030s report. Key Findings Temperatures in the

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Things To Do To Avoid Another Water Crisis

🕔12:48, 29.Jun 2019

Chennai has been reeling under its worst water crisis in decades. Read this article to know more about the water crisis. More in News The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has announced that 10 MLD (million liters a day) of water

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Heat Waves : Formation, Prevalence & Prevention

🕔14:26, 20.Jun 2019

Download PDF The heatwave is a period of abnormally high temperatures, more than the normal maximum temperature that occurs during the pre-monsoon (April to June) summer season. Heat waves typically occur between March to June, and in some rare cases

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Number of children killed by encephalitis in Bihar rises to 57

🕔14:39, 15.Jun 2019

Download PDF News The death toll of children due to suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur on Friday went up to 57. Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) AES affects the central nervous system, mostly in children and young adults. It

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Just 20% Water Left In 91 Major Reservoirs

🕔17:48, 3.Jun 2019

Download PDF According to the Central Water Commission (CWC), Water storage in reservoirs of most States of the west and south India has dipped to less than the average of last 10 years indicating a worsening water crisis. More in

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Drought Management In India

🕔16:08, 3.Jun 2019

Download PDF Drought situation has intensified in the Maharashtra and Karnataka. In nine out of the past 15 years, about 100 districts of the country have witnessed a drought like-situation, triggered by the failure of south-west monsoon. Some important facts

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Menace of Urban fire in India

🕔16:08, 27.May 2019

Download PDF Recent Surat tragedy, that resulted in the death of 22 young students, is a glaring example of lawlessness and mismanagement that is prevailing in urban India. Major fire accidents in India It is not the first time that

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Fix Accountability for Surat Tragedy

🕔14:52, 27.May 2019

Download PDF News The deadly fire in a Surat coaching centre that resulted in the death of 22 young people highlights the gap between India’s dreamy visions of smart cities and the cruel reality of urban chaos and lawlessness. Important

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