Industrial and other Manmade Disasters
Against the backdrop of human-induced hazards and disaster risks, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) articulates the need for an improved understanding of disaster risk in all its dimensions of exposure, vulnerability, and hazard characteristics as well as the strengthening of disaster risk governance (UNDRR, 2015).
Extreme weather events are not new to the country; however, the increasing frequency of these events are. All thanks to climate change, which has been altering weather patterns across India.
Water-related hazards like floods and droughts are increasing because of climate change.
In launching its Plastics Pact, India becomes the first Asian country to do so
As the death toll and positivity rate in the wake of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic stays alarmingly high, lockdowns and other restrictions have been instituted in many parts of the country.
As healthcare systems in urban cities across India grapple with the second wave of COVID-19, smaller towns and v
UN report reminds the world to tackle climate change immediately
Uttarakhand's Chamoli district experienced massive floods on the morning of 7th February 2021.
The pandemic and lockdown measures have had a drastic impact on a large population of poor and marginalised communities, causing loss of livelihoods and employment, food insecurity and socio-economic distress. While vulnerabilities, atrocities and injustices faced by forest communities due to forest, conservation and economic policies have increased d
Unabashed assaults by human beings on the natural ecological system have caused the coronavirus to spread in the first place.