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India: Millions continue to suffer in Rajasthan drought

by Pooja Saxena in Delhi A group of children wait patiently on the street for a vehicle carrying water, seemingly unaware of the hot sand under their bare feet. It is a common sight in Rajasthan, now...

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India Appeal No. 01.54/2003 Programme Update No. 1

Appeal no. 01.54/2003; Appeal target: CHF 13,067,443 (USD 8,945,708 or EUR 8,868,215); Budget revised to CHF 12,862,905 Programme Update No. 1; Period covered: January to June, 2003 The Federation's...

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Indian heat wave claims almost 2,000 lives

Federation News 12/03 Delayed monsoon rains have brought some respite to South Asian communities reeling under an intense heat wave that has claimed more than 1,900 lives across India, 70 in Pakistan...

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Rain cools off heat-struck Indian region

NEW DELHI, June 10 (Reuters) - Pre-monsoon showers have at last brought down temperatures in a region of India where more than 1,400 people have died in a severe heat wave, meteorologists said on...

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India: Heat Wave - Information Bulletin n° 1

Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) allocated: N/A The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian...

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UNICEF responds to heat wave in India

NEW DELHI, 6 June 2003 - Severe heat wave conditions in several coastal south districts of Andhra Pradesh and adjoining coastal districts of north Tamil Nadu since 20 May and interior parts of Orissa...

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India: Heat Wave OCHA Situation Report No. 1

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2003/0090 OCHA Situation Report No.1 India - Heat Wave Occurred on 20 May 2003 This report is based on information provided by the UNDP Office in India as well as media reports. I...

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