Droughts and Floods

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December 27, 2019 This compendium by Dr Mihir Kumar Maitra answers all questions that will be of great use to practitioners engaged in both engineering and management aspects of watershed management in the field.
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December 11, 2019 A study calls for solutions that can benefit farmers and the environment and positively impact India's nutrition indicators.
December 6, 2019 A report by the India Rivers Forum highlights the need to focus further than the main stem of the Ganga river.
Incessant rains and floods continue to batter Bihar killing people and livestock, while putting more lives at risk as people continue to wait for government help.
Swati Bansal posted 2 months ago
Ravaged by the severe tropical cyclone that struck the region this summer, the livestock and fishes have taken a hit, impacting people's livelihoods.
Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months ago
Cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc in the Sunderbans at a time when the country was already battling a large spread of Covid-19.
Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months ago
Gender-transformative approaches are needed for climate adaptation, to lessen the stresses that force people to migrate.
Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 1 week ago
News this week
Swati Bansal posted 2 months 1 week ago
Millions of people's homes were swept away and farmlands destroyed during cyclone Amphan in Sunderbans.
Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 1 week ago
National Water Mission’s campaign aims at creating rainwater harvesting structures in various parts of India.
Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 1 week ago
Only 4,18,490 of the 56.53 lakh people have been evacuated from the floods so far, and people are forced to survive on meagre rations provided by the government.
Swati Bansal posted 2 months 1 week ago
Surrounded by flood waters, and taking shelter at rooftops with a limited supply of food and drinking water, people of Bihar wait for the floods to end.
Swati Bansal posted 2 months 1 week ago
Amid the rising floods and absence of government help, locals help a pregnant woman reach the hospital using a makeshift boat.
Swati Bansal posted 2 months 2 weeks ago