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Studies on Impact of Climate Change

India is a Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). India has submitted Initial National Communication (INC) in 2004 and Second National Communication (SNC) in...

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Fine-tuning flood risk management

Following the successful debut of index-based flood insurance (IBFI) in India’s Bihar State during 2017, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and its partners have continued their...

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Global Climate Risk Index 2019

Who suffers Most from Extreme Weather Events? Weather-related Loss Events in 2017 and 1998 to 2017 The Global Climate Risk Index 2019 analyses to what extent countries and regions have been affected...

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India: Bihar Floods DREF n° MDRIN019 Final Report

A. SITUATION ANALYSIS Description of the disaster During the monsoon season from June to September 2017, the intensity of rains leading to floods impacted millions of people across the northern part...

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Restoring lost livelihood after flood

People of Assam are under vicious cycle of flood due to rains and embankment breach every year. Regular floods not only destroy their homes but also snatch away their source of livelihood. Palahjuri...

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Weather, Climate & Catastrophe Insight, 2017 Annual Report

This report evaluates the impact of the natural disasters and extreme weather events that occurred worldwide during 2017 and provides an overview of global economic losses. The report reveals that...

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India: Bihar Floods DREF n° MDRIN019 Operations Update n° 1

SITUATION ANALYSIS Description of the disaster Heavy and intense monsoon rains created havoc across the north and north-eastern part of India between June and August 2017. While Assam and Manipur in...

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Grant approved for flood victims in Assam, India

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $3.376...

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WASH: A simple way to control the epidemic

“We are not used to open defecation, but this year’s floods did force us, as the drains got choked and flow of water was blocked, but thanks to Red Cross to have provided us latrines, which not only...

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Widespread Natural Disasters Threaten Development Goals

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 2 2017 (IPS) - This year in the Caribbean and on the American mainland, hurricanes have left millions of people in need of assistance. The Secretary General recently travelled to...

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