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Time for Uttarakhand to learn from Orissa

Orissa learnt its lessons from previous cyclones, particularly the 1999 super cyclone, whereas Uttarakhand has failed to do so from any of the previous natural calamities that hit the state, says......

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......

New climate change report reinforces urgent need for action

Uttarakhand was a tragedy that none of us will forget. As experts analysed the tragedy, it became clear that the disaster was more man made. The intergovernmental panel on climate change in its......

Water recedes in parts of Orissa but flood threat remains

Air dropping of food was suspended after five days on Friday with flood waters receding in the Mahanadi delta in Orissa, as a fresh flood in Baitarani river threatened three districts. With......

Unfinished tasks of Bharat that is India

We may be free but the taks before us remain undone. Gopal Krishna offers a checklistIn the 63rd year of British parliament's Indian Independence Act dated July 18, 1947, 'to make provision for the......

COLUMN: Can we have waterless agriculture too Mr PM?

We need a master plan to increase our water storage capacity, improve irrigation facilities and create water networks across the country that links the draught prone with those experiencing floods,......

WB extends $1.5 bn loan for developing rural roads

The World Bank will extend a loan of $1.5 billion (about Rs 6,800 crore) to India for building 24,000 km of all-weather roads in the rural areas of seven economically poor and hilly states like......

Disaster insurance for the poor a must

Natural disasters have begun to strike India with monotonous regularity. Cyclone in Orissa, earthquake in Gujarat, tidal wave in the Bay of Bengal -- it just goes on and on and on.A recent paper *......

The real disaster

Did you know that, in just the decade of the '90s, natural disasters affected 2.1 billion people and caused a damage of $687 billion?While that figure is itself alarming, the picture gets a lot......
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In the season of Ebola virus scare, national disaster agency is adrift and headless

How did this mess come about? The answers are rooted in the genesis of the NDRF. Every morning, 18 women and men assemble at a rundown office... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/in-the-season-of-ebola-scare-national-disaster-agency-is-adrift-and-headless/
Heavy Rains Pound Eastern India after Cyclone Kills 24

A cyclone that killed at least 24 people as it swept through eastern India continues to dump rain inland after being downgraded to a tropical... ...

http://www.newdelhinews.net/index.php/sid/226652757
Hudhud toll goes up to 21

A view of the damaged airport on Monday after Cyclone Hudhud hit Visakhapatnam. — PTI 48,000 Orissa houses damaged; PM Modi Visakhapatnam visit... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/hudhud-toll-goes-21-690
Be ready for rain fury

A house damaged by Cyclone Hudhud in Koraput, Orissa. — ASIAN AGE The Centre has pressed into action relief and restoration work in the... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/rajnath-singh-chief-ministers-be-ready-rain-fury-628
Strong cyclone lashes India; typhoon hits Japan

A powerful cyclone was lashing a large swath of India's eastern seaboard with heavy rain and strong winds on Sunday, uprooting trees, snapping... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/asia/strong-cyclone-lashes-india-typhoon-hits-japan/

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