Category Archives: Natural Calamities

Disaster Management: The Concept

The United Nations defines a disaster as a serious disruption of the functioning of a community or a society. Disasters involve widespread human, material, economic or environmental impacts, which exceed the ability of the affected community or society to cope using its … Continue reading

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Beware. Vardah is Coming

Cyclone Vardah is  headed towards Chennai and the weather department has issued warning for a very heavy rainfall alert in three districts, Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur for the next two days. Cyclones are huge revolving storms caused by winds blowing … Continue reading

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Many Died in Devastating Flash Floods in Uttarakhand

According to news reports Over 30 people have been killed following heavy rains that lashed Uttarakhand  resulting in landslides and road blockages. Death toll due to cloudburst & incessant rains in Chamoli and Pithoragarh could likely rise further. Due to … Continue reading

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According to Experts,Uttarakhand Forest Fires Could Melt Glaciers Faster

According to experts,raging forest fires in Uttarakhand in India could have a devastating effect on the state’s glaciers which are the lifeline of the major rivers flowing through India’s northern plains. According to experts at Nainital’s Aryabhatta Research Institute for … Continue reading

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