Raging floods swarming great expanses have been a common occurrence in the 21st century in South Asia.
Linkages between water security and socio-economic growth
Climate change is leading to rise in extreme events world over, and developing countries such as India have been experiencing not only higher death rates but also greater economic impacts due to natural hazards.
An estimated 58,000 babies die in India every year from superbug infections passed on from their mothers, whilst drug-resistant pathogens cause between 28,000 to 38,000 extra deaths in the European Union every year.
Flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim
Making a landfall in Raigad district, cyclone Nisarga wanes but causes heavy rains in western Maharashtra
India leads the world in pollution-linked deaths: Study
While climate activists and world leaders were gathering in Paris in the first week of December 2015 to discuss the impact of climate change, the metropolis Chennai in the southern corner of India was inundated with floods.
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Soon a national framework for e-flows in all major rivers
Pune groundwater extraction doubles in last decade; Uranium found in Telengana groundwater; Lower Subansiri project gets a boostposted 1 year 2 months ago
Study finds Pune's groundwater extraction doubles in 9 years