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Dalits discriminated during Phailin ops

isha Forum for Social Action released a study report on discrimination during disasters here. The study reveals a large number of houses (SCs-82 per cent, STs-87 per cent, GCs-96 per cent) in Kandhamal was partially damaged. In Ganjam district, 44 ... New Delhi Pioneer, 4 weeks ago

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Hindustan Times, 3 months ago
Odisha Television, 5 months ago, 6 months ago

Huge bungling comes to fore in Phailin power restoration work

Although unbelievable, yet official records say a bike had been used to transport 117 steel poles each of 11 metres length during power restoration work in Ganjam district of Odisha after devastating Phailin cyclone in October 2013. Evidences of ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Investing in Communities Affected by Conflict and Crises (Blog)

The widely shared image of Omar Daqneesh , a young Syrian boy injured during an airstrike, is a distressing reminder of the devastating impact conflict has on the lives of families who live amidst war every day. And while it's easy to despair in the ...
 Stanford Social Innovation Review45 minutes ago

Opportunity to study challenges posed by climate change: IMD DG

Accurate weather forecast helping minimise damage The accuracy of weather forecasts, developed over the years, has helped in minimising the loss of lives and property during cyclones and other natural calamities. This was proved during the ...
 The Hindu1 week ago Accurate weather forecast helping minimise damage  The Hindu1 week ago

Expert team to visit Puri; fix erosion at Swarga Dwar

[embedded content] Bhubaneswar / Puri : A team of technical experts will soon visit Puri to take stock of the situation arising out of surging sea waves threatening to wash away the road near Swarga Dwar , the Hindu cremation ground in the ...
 Odisha Television2 weeks ago
World Bank

Modernizing weather forecasts and disaster planning to save lives

Is it hot outside? Should I bring an umbrella? Most of us don't think much beyond these questions when we check the weather report on a typical day. But weather information plays a much more critical role than providing intel on whether to take an ...
 EnvironmentGuru.com2 weeks ago

Historic opportunity to end poverty will be lost if we don't tackle climate change

5:35 pm GMT+12, 08/08/2016, United States By Jim Yong Kim Over the past 15 years and contrary to popular belief the world has made tremendous progress in reducing global poverty. One billion fewer people live in extreme poverty today than ...
 Pacific Islands News Association2 weeks ago
Inter Press Service

India's climate migrants lead mass migration to cities

NEW DELHI—Deepa Kumari, a 36-year-old farmer from Pithoragarh district in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, lives in a one-room tenement in south Delhi's Mongolpuri slum with her three children. Fleeing devastating floods, which killed her ...
 Business Mirror2 weeks ago Climate Migrants Lead Mass Migration to India's Cities  Inter Press Service4 weeks ago Indian climate migrants lead mass migration to cities  Iran Daily4 weeks ago

IMD plans to install more automatic weather stations to give accurate forecasting for a small area

NEW DELHI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) will install more automatic weather stations and radars, and boost its supercomputing capacity, as the government's weather office seeks to make its forecasting more accurate. "The emphasis will ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago Upgradation of India Meteorological Department(IMD)  Press Information Bureau3 weeks ago KJ Ramesh to be the new IMD chief  Press Trust of India4 weeks ago

Saviours in calamity

ng a relatively new force, the NDRF has responded to 1,121 operations across the country and abroad, rescuing over four lakh people. It has emerged as the go-to authority in case of disasters, big or small, writes Rohit Srivastava On April 25, at ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago
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