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Rains wreak havoc in south Indian state, 19 killed
Aug 06, 2013 The state govt of Kerala has decided to grant Rs two lakh as compensation to each of the families of those killed in rain- related incidents.
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Bangladesh floods test disaster response improvements
Sep 16, 2014 A 31 August situation report by the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief said 17 of the country’s 64 districts have been affected.
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Partnering for growth
Aug 30, 2013 The last session of the Rebuilding Uttarakhand conference was a mix of practical and pragmatism, cushioned on a well-reasoned nuance of leadership in the emerging times.
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Disease threat looms over flood affected Nepal
Aug 28, 2014 Health officials in the country are now worried about the threat of waterborne diseases as sewage mixes with flood waters.
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Building back flood ravaged Kashmir through CSR
Apr 20, 2015 Businesses cannot be successful when the society around them fails, says Shallu Jindal, Co-Chairperson of the JSPL Foundation.
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Red Crescent assists Pak families hit by monsoon floods
Aug 23, 2013 The Pakistan Red Crescent Society has disaster preparedness stock pre-positioned in locations across Pakistan.
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Pakistan earthquake affects over 300, 000 people
Sep 27, 2013 According to a UN agency the number of people killed in the quake that struck parts of Balochistan province on 24 September continues to rise.
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Unjust laws leave Fukushima to suffer
Mar 11, 2013 “This disaster rages on for more than 160,000 people who fled the radiation from the Fukushima meltdown and still cannot return home,” said Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace International executive director.
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Security fears hold back relief work in quake-hit Pakistan
Sep 30, 2013 The security situation is a concern for many international humanitarian agencies trying to help the victims of the earthquake in Pakistan.
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Community Radio is the best tool to raise disaster alarm
Mar 14, 2014 Community radio presents a platform for a two way platform for exchange of knowledge, said Dr Muzaffar Ahmed, Member of India’s National Disaster Management Authority
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Asia-Pacific disaster-related deaths rise 3-fold in 10 years
Dec 19, 2014 Some 28 upper-middle-income and high-income economies accounted for 85.5% of the total economic damage from natural disasters between 2004 and 2013.
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eDisaster Management Plan in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra
Apr 01, 2013 Gadchiroli District Administration has implemented an ICT-based comprehensive and effective solution to respond to recurring disasters in the area. The technologies used are accessible, affordable and appropriate.
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South Indian state to get 140 cyclone shelters
Apr 10, 2013 India’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will construct these shelters in the coastal areas of South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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Creating a risk-free environment for Asia Pacific
Oct 25, 2012 Guided by the Hyogo Framework for Action, nations across Asia Pacific have made significant steps towards building resilience and reducing risk. Michael Annear, head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent’s (IFRC) Asia Pacific disaster management unit highlights the need for Disaster Risk Reduction to be central to the post 2015 debate.
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Violent tornado leaves families sans shelter in Bangladesh
Apr 01, 2013 While Bangladesh is no stranger to tropical cyclones that sweep in from the Bay of Bengal during the monsoon season, tornadoes are less common, writes Maherin Ahmed.
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Infra loopholes compound Nepal’s quake tragedy
Apr 30, 2015 Despite experts pointing out Kathmandu’s vulnerability to earthquakes, little was done to deal with an impending disaster like the one that struck Nepal last week.
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Int'l disaster response law makes headway in Myanmar
Oct 21, 2014 Legal issues in international disaster response are being given increasing visibility in Myanmar.
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Myanmar media rally for cyclone Nargis
Apr 11, 2013 The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction is highlighting the lessons learned five years after cyclone Nargis wrecked havoc in Myanmar.
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Relief yet to reach Uttarakhand flood victims: NGOs
Jul 09, 2013 NGOs have alleged that there is huge gap between distribution of relief materials and the local population.
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IPU urges Parliaments to take action on disaster risk
Mar 25, 2014 The Resolution on Risk-Resilient Development urges governments to participate actively in the ongoing consultations on the post-2015 development agenda.
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Fresh rain in Uttarakhand disrupts relief work
Sep 04, 2013 The north Indian state of Uttarakhand received fresh showers on Friday making the administration issue an alert and advise people inhabiting banks of the Alaknanda to move to safer places.
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Floods, landslides hit south Indian state of Kerala
Aug 07, 2013 At least 17 people have died and thousands have been rendered homeless as the government as sought assistance to tackle the situation.
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Earthquake kills 80, injures 80 in southwest Pakistan
Sep 25, 2013 The army has despatched 300 soldiers, rescue and medical teams and a helicopter to the worst-hit areas.
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Fire Alert Messaging System (FAMS) in Madhya Pradesh
Apr 16, 2013 The Fire Alert Messaging System is a disaster management tool built by the Forest Department of Madhya Pradesh to identify fire sensitive zones in the forested areas. It is an ICT-led strategy to preserve natural resources and protect livelihoods.
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Despite bad weather, rescue operations on in Uttarakhand
Jun 25, 2013 Cheetah and MI-17 helicopters which went to undertake rescue operations in Rudraprayag and Badrinath Valley were called back because of inclement weather.
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High level medical team visits flood-hit Uttarakhand
Jun 26, 2013 The Uttarakhand state government has said that around 5,000 pilgrims are still stranded at Badrinath and Harshil in Gangotri valley.
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Bad weather halts rescue operations in Uttarakhand
Jun 27, 2013 The Health Department has warned people in adjoining areas not to consume river water as it may be highly polluted.
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Action urged for rebuilding flood-hit Uttarakhand
Aug 30, 2013 The Uttarakhand disaster reminds us how disasters are getting worse every year, said Hemanand Biswal, MP, Lok Sabha.
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Sustainable agriculture for resilience
Aug 30, 2013 Improving farm remuneration can hasten rehabilitation of the farming population of Uttarakhand, experts gathered at the session on Sustainable Agriculture affirmed.
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Human rights-based 'rules' issued for disaster hit Odisha
Oct 31, 2013 The Housing and Land Rights Network believes that the challenge before the government is to ensure that the human rights of the affected population are upheld.
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