Overall Orange alert Drought for Tamil Nadu (India)-2019
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LA MISSIONE DI PADRE JEAN CHRYS A TOLIARA, IN MADAGASCAR

Sat, 18 May 2019 23:06:00 +0200caserta24ore (it)

(Paolo MESOLELLA) DOVE I BAMBINI, GLI AMMALATI, LE RAGAZZE MADRI HANNO BISOGNO DI CIBO, ACQUA, ELETTRICITA’, OSPEDALI, SCUOLE E MEDICINE Padre Jean, Chrysostome Ravelomahitasoa è un prete salesiano speciale. Un missionario che da venti anni dedica tutto il suo tempo, ogni minuto, ai suoi poveri del Madagascar.

5 Natural Disasters That Demand Quick Environmental Change

Sat, 11 May 2019 18:10:00 +0200interestingengineering (en)

Natural disasters are extreme they are basically sudden events that are caused due to changing environmental patterns. As the name explains they are a disaster that not only damages the properties but also affect the people, flora and fauna around. The worst part is that these disasters like....

Cyclone Fani | IMD director says India at a stage where it can save most lives

Sat, 04 May 2019 22:53:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

AMITABH SINHA: In recent years, states have been successful in minimising damage caused by cyclones. How has this been achieved? This is because response actions and preparatory precautions are now systematically implemented. The target of our team is to ensure there is no casualty.

Coastal roads, shelters, warning, response… We’re at a stage where we can save most lives: IMD Director General K J Ramesh

Sat, 04 May 2019 22:52:00 +0200expressindia (en)

We have two principal cyclone seasons in India — in April-May over the Bay of Bengal, and October-November and partly December. This happens because of the movement of the sun from the Southern Hemisphere to the Northern Hemisphere. It leads to the formation of a low-pressure area called the Intertropical Convergence Zone.

India, 10 milioni di bambini vivono nel percorso del ciclone Fani

Sat, 04 May 2019 14:59:00 +0200redattoresociale (it)

ROMA In India , nell’Odisha, 28 milioni di persone, di cui 10 milioni di bambini, vivono sul percorso di impatto del ciclone Fani . Circa 1 milione di persone sono già state evacuate in preparazione di quello che è stato descritto come il ciclone più forte dell'India in più di 20 anni.

Cyclone Fani in India

Sat, 04 May 2019 14:55:00 +0200oxfam (en)

At any given time, we are responding to over 30 emergency situations. We provide life-saving essentials in the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster and to people affected by conflict, as well as long-term development support. You can help. As a global movement of people working together to end....

India, Unicef: 10 milioni di bambini sul percorso del ciclone Fani

Sat, 04 May 2019 11:11:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

In India , 28 milioni di persone, di cui 10 milioni di bambini, vivono sul percorso di impatto del ciclone Fani : lo riporta l’Unicef in un comunicato specificando che circa 1 milione di persone sono state evacuate in preparazione di quello che è stato descritto come il ciclone più forte degli ultimi 20 anni.

India: sul percorso del ciclone Fani 28 milioni di persone

Sat, 04 May 2019 10:07:00 +0200corrierenazionale (it)

L’ India trema per il passaggio del ciclone Fani: già evacuate un milione di persone, altre 28 vivono sul percorso di impatto nell’Odisha. In India, nell’Odisha, 28 milioni di persone, di cui 10 milioni di bambini, vivono sul percorso di impatto del ciclone Fani.

Tree rings show human effect on climate goes back more than a century May 1 Updated

Wed, 01 May 2019 19:19:00 +0200theglobeandmail (en)

In 1896, Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius made a prescient calculation that showed the vast quantities of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by burning coal and other fossil fuels would eventually cause the planet to get warmer. Little did he realize that the effect he described was already....

World: Cred Crunch Newsletter, Issue No. 54 (April 2019) - Disasters 2018: Year in Review

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 21:34:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Brussels 2019 - In 2018, there were 315 climate-related and geophysical disaster events recorded in the EM-DAT (International Disaster Database) with 11,804 deaths, and over 68 million people affected across the world. Globally, Indonesia recorded nearly half the total deaths from disasters, while....

Il Nepal colpito dal suo primo tornado

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:46:00 +0200focus-it (it)

Un evento meteo letale che si è riversato sul Nepal sudorientale alla fine di marzo potrebbe essere il primo tornado mai verificatosi nel Paese: una circostanza talmente rara, che per riconoscerla e ricostruirne il percorso è stato necessario ricorrere a una serie di strumenti e di misurazioni non convenzionali.

India: Good Practices on Drought Management and Response in India (2018)

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:42:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Background. India is vulnerable, in varying degrees, to a large number of disasters- both natural and manmade. Over 68% of its cultivable area is vulnerable to droughts; 40 million hectares (12%) of its land is prone to floods and river erosion; close to 5,700 kms, i.e., more than 58.

Bracing for disaster

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:09:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Bangladesh has a long history of natural hazards in summer. The main hazards include tornadoes, Nor’wester, flash floods, and cyclones. These disasters lead to the loss of lives, livelihoods, assets, and properties. Tornadoes mainly occur in the pre-monsoon (March-May), and post-monsoon (October-November) periods.

Pakistan vs the environment

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:07:00 +0200pakobserver (en)

Abdullah Gauhar Malik. AS we step into the months of April and May, the weather changes from blissful winds to the scorching heat and there is a sense of irritability all around. With every passing year, we set a record for having the highest temperature in more than a decade or often even a century.

WeWorld Index 2019: la scuola è sotto attacco, istruzione primo baluardo contro l’esclusione

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 19:29:00 +0200onuitalia (it)

(di Maria Novella Topi) – ROMA, 9 APRILE – Nel mondo c’è una vera e propria guerra che si combatte contro l’ istruzione , e sono sotto attacco bambine e bambini, ma anche insegnanti e operatori umanitari. Il rapporto 2019 della onlus WeWorld-GVC – presentato oggi alla Farnesina – mette quest’anno....

Climate Change Could Harm the Lives of 19 Million Children in Bangladesh, Says UNICEF

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:35:00 +0200news18 (en)

Recently, children across the globe including India skipped school, en masse, to participate in global protests against climate change. While several powerful people and world leaders (read Donald Trump), often deride climate change as fiction, the numbers are now starting to jar.

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