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The man who led Chennai's rescue effort

IMAGE: Soldiers join the rescue efforts in Chennai. Photograph: MoD/Twitter 'Coordination between our 50 teams, each with a strength of 45 men, played a key role in rescuing flood-affected people......

India gears up for Indian Ocean-wide mock tsunami drill

India, along with 23 other countries, is participating in a major Indian Ocean-wide mock tsunami drill on September 9 and 10 that is aimed at testing the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

Taming Phailin: India's best show in disaster management

Lesson from 1999 cyclone helped in tackling Saturday's storm. With better preparedness and efficient planning and execution, the toll is restricted to a low level. The hours preceding the strike......

Odisha braces for Cyclone Phailin, NDMA sends troops

The Odisha government is preparing for Cyclone Phailin -- which is expected to hit the east coast on Saturday evening -- on a war footing, Mihir Bhat from the All India Disaster Mitigation......

Disaster risks grow, as India's cities flounder

Poor land-use planning, indiscriminate approvals of building plans and the absence of disaster-risk assessment in urban design have resulted in what experts term concentrated concretization,......

Why the Garden City is submerged under apathy

Many of the lakes in the city have 'disappeared' along with their water-spreads because of rapid and unbridled urbanisationA frothy lake in Bengaluru is a tourist attraction as shown on Google......

How India can escape the dry spell doom

Since 2000, India has had three serious droughts. The World Bank has estimated that the 2012 drought reduced the country's gross domestic product by half a percentage point, even though it was not......

Climate change: World Bank predicts DISASTER

The World Bank on Monday warned that the Earth will be warmer by four degrees Celsius this century, causing 'calamitous effects', unless immediate action is not taken to mitigate the imminent......

From Cancun 'can' to 'done' in Durban

The climate agenda, resuscitated at Cancun, will require renewed political will and clarity on financial commitments to come to fruition.When Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United......
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Calling all cyber soldiers

In this era of the indispensable Internet and digitisation, data safety has opened up a plethora of avenues. Much has been said about the Modi... ...

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Nepalese Needs Assessment Team visits NDMA

A nine-member Nepalese Needs Assessment Team visited the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) yesterday. Shri R.K. Jain, Member, NDMA,... ...

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=154700
Smog over, but the battle against Delhi's toxic air isn't

The toxic grey smog, which had enveloped Delhi in early November, might have lifted. The air quality might have improved from its record breaking... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/delhi/let-s-fight-pollution-smog-over-but-the-battle-against-delhi-s-toxic-air-isn-t/story-ReHidhmlScWyt6FtgJxmsI.html
Odisha Govt must be realistic, participatory

Friday, 25 November 2016 | LALIT MOHAN MISHRA | in Bhubaneswar On the last Utkal Divas celebration day in Bhubaneswar, the Chief Minister had... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhubaneswar/vision-2036-odisha-govt-must-be-realistic-participatory.html
Raising resources using climate-resilient bonds

As the likelihood of climate disasters goes up, the need to mobilize additional finance to address the losses is greater The lack of any concrete... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/0sr6eH0b6JP2tkfrF6hawJ/Raising-resources-using-climateresilient-bonds.html

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