Rat-Hole Mining in Meghalaya

A coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills collapsed recently, trapping at least 15 workers who…

Managing Domestic Hazardous Waste

Beyond the conventional wet and dry waste management, it is now time that domestic hazardous waste i…

Impact of Cyclone Gaja

The extent of damage caused by Cyclone Gaja is much worse than what was believed earlier.

Disaster Management - Cyclone Gaja

Recently, Cyclone Gaja made its landfall between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu.

Irrigation Potential and Drought - Maharashtra Case

Maharashtra has suffered a drought in 2018 and has sought a drought relief of Rs 7,000 crore from th…

Indonesia’s Challenges in Addressing Disasters

Tax revenues are crucial for nations to counter the threat of natural disasters.

Need for safety protocols

The Amritsar disaster shows that the government departments have not yet taken official protocols fo…

Indonesia Tsunami - Causes

After a major earthquake, tsunami hit Palu, a city in the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, recently.

Issues with IMD’s Monsoon Prediction

To regain credibility, IMD must refine its monsoon prediction

Sea Warming and Shipping Routes

A cargo vessel had recently passed through the Russian Arctic on a trial journey as a result of melt…
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