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Leh floods: Victims still await full compensation

Rohan DuaRohan Dua, TNN | Aug 8, 2011, 03.13AM IST SABOO (Leh): It's been a year since the cloudburst last year killed two members of Jaigmet Angmo's family including her husband and swept away their...

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Floods DREF operation n° MDRIN006 Final Report

Summary: CHF 358,313 was allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 30 September 2010 to support the Indian...

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Training to tackle flood-related mishaps

TNN | Jun 20, 2011, 02.54am IST PATIALA: Even as the Patiala district administration is yet to start any major effort to train residents of flood affected areas to tackle the calamity, a city-based...

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Hansi-Butana wall worries Punjab villagers

SANGRUR: As if a swelling Ghaggar during monsoons was not enough for causing damage, the construction of a 10-foot high concrete wall along the Hansi-Butana canal in Haryana is also expected to...

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India: Flash Floods in Leh Operation No. MDRIN005 Final Report

Period covered by this update: 11 August to 10 December 2010. Summary: CHF 54,543 was allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' (IFRC) Disaster Relief...

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India: Local response to fury of Bahraich floods

Anjali Singh - CNS Just a short stroll through Rewali, Adampur, the mud embankment in Kaiserganj, Bahraich, a small district in the flood prone area of Uttar Pradesh, gives you an idea of the gravity...

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India: Floods DREF operation n° MDRIN006 Update n° 03

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate...

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Cost of natural disasters $109 billion in 2010-U.N.

Developing countries shoulder rising costs from disasters * Earthquakes, floods cost $109 bln in 2010 vs $35 bln 2009 * Decaying infrastructure described as risk in urban areas By Laura MacInnis...

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India: Programme Update Appeal No. MAAIN001

In brief Programme purpose: The 2010 disaster management programme is designed around the four disaster management strategic objectives of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) viz disaster risk reduction...

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India: Floods DREF operation no. MDRIN006 Update n° 02

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate...

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India: Leh flood survivor builds home with own hands

LEH: Shading her eyes from the sun, Tsering Angmo puts the spade back on the ground, and rests one foot on a rock to take a break. Her hands and clothes are coated in dust. Angmo, 37, survived the...

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USAID/OFDA South Asia Newsletter - September to November 2010

USAID/OFDA Assistance Follows Flood-Affected Individuals Home Four months after the most severe floods in the country's history, the majority of displaced families in northern provinces of Pakistan...

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India: Leh victims move to new homes

Kim Arora, TNN, Nov 24, 2010, 06.11am IST LEH: They call it, Jhakzang, an auspicious day for moving into a new house. And across Solar camp, the biggest rehabilitation colony in Leh, men and women...

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India: Rain in Kutch salt pan leaves 5,000 stranded

Vijaysinh Parmar, TNN, Nov 19, 2010, 03.53am IST RAJKOT: The recent unseasonal rains have not only hit the farmers hard but also made life miserable for the salt pan workers in the Little Rann of...

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