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New homes for the victims of Karnataka flood 2019

After every unprecedented rain and floods, rehabilitation, reconstruction and care for displaced becomes the biggest challenge in the flood-affected areas. The Karnataka flood triggered by the...

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India: Monsoon Rains and Floods Final Report DREF n° MDRIN024

Description of the disaster The 2019 Indian floods were a series of floods that affected over nine states of India during late July and early August 2019, due to incessant and heavy rains between...

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India: Monsoon Floods Operation DREF n° MDRIN023 Final Report

A. SITUATION ANALYSIS Description of the disaster Several states of India were badly affected by flood and torrential rain which started in June and continued up to September 2019. In Assam, the...

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Livelihood restored for Andhra Pradesh Flood victims

The major portion of Andhra Pradesh state is surrounded by the river Godavari and Bay of Bengal Sea. The rains at the upper region will cause floods in the state frequently. East and West Godavari...

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Weather, Climate & Catastrophe Insight, 2019 Annual Report

Direct economic losses and damage from natural disasters in 2019 were estimated at USD232 billion. This was reduced from recent elevated levels in 2016, 2017 and 2018. The USD232 billion was 3...

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Leaving no one behind: Lessons from the Kerala disasters

Executive Summary Kerala, the Indian state in the southern peninsula, sandwiched between the Lakshadweep Sea and the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats, is renowned globally for its natural beauty...

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Statement on Climate of India during 2019

Government of India INDIA METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT Climate Research and Services (CRS) HIGHLIGHTS Average temperature over India during the year 2019 was above normal. During the year, annual mean...

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Damage to crops in Maharashtra due to unseasonal rains

State Government of Maharashtra has reported that total area of crop damage (more than 33%) due to unseasonal rainfall in the month of October-November, 2019, is 94.53 lakh hectares. Approximately,...

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Humanitarian Action for Children 2020 - South Asia

South Asia is highly prone to natural and human-caused disasters, and the nature and magnitude of disasters have become more intense and frequent due to climate change, environmental degradation and...

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