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Dec 06, 2018
Centre approves relief fund of over Rs 3,700 crore for disaster-hit states of Kerala, Nagaland, and Andhra PradeshThe High Level Committee approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).
Aug 31, 2018
Most land ecosystems to see 'major transformation' due to climate change: StudyShifting landscapes would affect not only the forests, but drinking water, river flow, and water recreation.
Dec 22, 2017
Cyclone Ockhi was 'disaster of severe nature' but can't be declared national calamity, says Centre; Opposition stages walkoutUnion government refused to declare, as a "national calamity", Cyclone Ockhi in which 74 people lost their lives and as many as 214 went missing
Aug 31, 2017
Google pledges $1 million to flood affected areas in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, activates SOS alertsMeanwhile, Crisis Response team of Google has activated "SOS Alerts" for the flooding in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal.
Aug 24, 2017
Uttar Pradesh floods: Yogi Adityanath distributes relief to victims, urges districts to be preparedUttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath Thursday distributed relief to the flood-hit people of the district
Jul 19, 2016
BJD and JDU demand a separate ministry to tackle natural calamitiesBJD and JD(U) members on Tuesday demanded a separate Ministry to deal with natural calamities like flood and drought, even as they sought a more pro-active approach by the Centre in releasing funds to affected states.
Apr 20, 2016
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Feb 07, 2016
Deadly earthquake kills 18: Rescuers race to save over 100 buried in Taiwan's city of TainanRescuers raced against time to free more than 100 people still buried beneath the rubble of apartment blocks felled by a powerful earthquake in southern Taiwan that left 18 dead.
Oct 28, 2015
Nepal earthquake was less catastrophic than expected, a new research showsThe devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 this year produced less damage and weaker shaking than might be expected from a magnitude 7.8 quake in the area, according to new research.
Sep 11, 2015
Japan floods: 12 persons missing, 700 awaiting rescue after torrential rainsNearly 700 people were awaiting rescue and at least 12 missing in Japan after torrential rains that saw a river burst its banks and deluge a city north of Tokyo.