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Extreme heat wave kills over 1,100 in Telangana and Andhra: A natural disaster nobody gives a damn about

May 27, 2015

Extreme heat wave kills over 1,100 in Telangana and Andhra: A natural disaster nobody gives a damn about

The heatwave that is killing people in droves across India, particularly in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, has reached disastrous proportions; but neither the central government nor the state governments have relief plans in place. #CriticalPoint #National Disaster Management Authority #NDMA #Heat wave #State #Natural disasters #Grandmasters
Mourning Darbar Square: Losing sight of the monumental tragedy in Nepal

Apr 27, 2015

Mourning Darbar Square: Losing sight of the monumental tragedy in Nepal

The Nepal earthquake's damage extended to more than human life, it included the devastation of culturally important heritage sites in Kathmandu as well. #OnOurMind #Bamiyan #Nepal #Culture #Kathmandu #Natural Disaster #Heritage sites #Nepal earthquake #Darbar Square
Before and after: Devastating earthquake wipes off important monuments in Nepal

Apr 27, 2015

Before and after: Devastating earthquake wipes off important monuments in Nepal

Before and after images of the historic sites in Kathmandu that were damaged after the massive Nepal earthquake. #Nepal #Kathmandu #ImagesOfTheDay #Natural Disaster #Nepal earthquake #Basantapur Durbar Square #Bhimsen tower
Overnight rain, fresh tremors plague Kathmandu as agencies ramp up relief work

Apr 27, 2015

Overnight rain, fresh tremors plague Kathmandu as agencies ramp up relief work

With much of Kathmandu lying in ruins, tens of thousands of residents spent the night slept out on the streets, in makeshift tents fashioned from plastic sheeting that did little to protect them from heavy overnight rains. #World #NewsTracker #Nepal #earthquake #Humanitarian aid #Kathmandu #Natural Disaster #relief efforts

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Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Oct 02, 2011

Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

There are many views on the best way to protect coastlands against Tsunamis. Sand dunes might be the best answer. #ToTheContrary #Environment #Natural Disaster #Kudankulam #Coastal management #Tsunamis