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A peaceful daybreak after a night of chaos in the eye of the cyclonic storm
Oct 14, 2013 Over 800,000 people were evacuated prior to the cyclone in Orissa, some even moved forcibly from their homes into cyclone shelters, writes Devendra Tak.
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Nepal disaster preparedness needs to go local
Nov 14, 2014 Nepal's Ministry of Home Affairs put the number of people dead between June and September due to floods and landslides at 265.
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Giant landslides identified by seismic fingerprints
Apr 02, 2013 A new technique that can identify catastrophic landslides based on their seismic signals could one day lead to a global system for identifying regions at particular risk from this hazard.
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East Indian state of Odisha likely target of cyclonic storm
Oct 09, 2013 A deep depression over the North Andaman Sea could result into a cyclone and alerts have been sounded for North Andra Pradesh and Odisha Coast.
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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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Response mechanisms need to be disaster-proof: experts
May 26, 2015 As earthquakes continue to hit South Asia, experts review emergency preparedness and response mechanism in New Delhi.
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Uttarakhand Floods: Let’s blame ourselves for a change
Jul 05, 2013 It is time that we constituted some rules around how we will all behave as a nation during a national or regional emergency like the recently endured Uttarakhand floods, writes Kavita Narayan.
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No early warning for Nepal’s deadly landslides
Jul 10, 2013 “Landslide disasters further impoverish their [survivors’] conditions even more, especially when their breadwinners [are] killed,” a senior government official said.
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Indian states brace for cyclone Phailin
Oct 11, 2013 Cyclone Phailin, set to make landfall on Saturday, is capable of causing huge damage, the weatherman says.
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Flood situation remains grim in India’s Uttar Pradesh
Jul 30, 2013 Flood affected people in the state are compelled to take refuge on the roads, river banks and in the relief camps.
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Asia Pacific becoming more vulnerable to disasters: study
Oct 29, 2013 The UK based Institution of Mechanical Engineers recommends building resilience against natural events as essential for a successful future.
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Geneva meet scripting plan for disaster management
May 22, 2013 Delegates from around the world are working on a strategy for more effective collaborative global action against the risk of disasters and the huge losses caused by them
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Flash floods kill six in north Indian state
Aug 01, 2014 Bodies of the three women have been recovered while a search is on to trace three others.
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Fire incidents kill 28 people in eastern India
Apr 08, 2013 Different incidents of fire have killed at least 28 people across several districts in the East Indian state of Bihar.
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Save the Children launches appeal for $ 3.5 mn for Odisha
Oct 15, 2013 Save the Children has been working in Odisha implementing disaster preparedness programmes from 2007 onwards.
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