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[:en]Disasters[:ne]प्रकोप[:hi]आपदाओं[:bn]দূর্যোগসমূহ[:ur]آفات [:]

  • A plague of locusts

    December 12, 2019

    In Pakistan’s Sindh province a locust outbreak has persisted due to favourable weather conditions caused by climate change, devastating crops over a wide area

  • Bringing the mountain to the world’s attention

    December 11, 2019

    On the International Day of the Mountains, Jayanta Bandyopadhyay, one of the people responsible for putting the issue on the global agenda, tells us about how the neglect of the mountains is being overcome

  • No money for climate loss and damage

    December 10, 2019

    Even six years after the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage was established, there is little hope for getting funding for climate disasters

  • Mangrove forest saves Bengal from Cyclone Bulbul

    November 12, 2019

    The Sundarbans absorbed the fury of the cyclone to save West Bengal and Bangladesh, but was badly damaged in the process, while the India Meteorological Department earned praise for its accurate updates

  • Climate refugees stripped of citizenship in Assam

    November 08, 2019

    Of the many people struggling to prove their citizenship in the Indian state of Assam are thousands of climate refugees who have been displaced because their lands have been swept away by erosion or floods

  • Video: The voices no longer drowned by the Kosi

    October 18, 2019

    Floods and misery have long been the experience of the poor living along the Kosi river that flows from Nepal to India, but now a new dialogue process is allowing them to share their experiences and look for solutions

  • Way forward from the UNCCD COP 14

    October 15, 2019

    Steps need to be taken urgently to implement insights on land degradation, drought management, and sustainable agriculture at COP14, or they will remain unimplemented