Overall Orange alert Drought for Mainland Southeast Asia-2019
in China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Media coverage of this event

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Articles about casualties: 4 (1.5%)
Articles in last hour: 0

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Australia lacks a sustainable climate policy

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:31:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

Few countries have such a fundamental interest in addressing climate change as Australia. Yet Australia’s current conservative government refuses to take necessary actions in response to climate science: to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, and therefore play its part as a responsible member of the international community.

Australia lacks a sustainable climate policy

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:29:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Few countries have such a fundamental interest in addressing climate change as Australia. Yet Australia’s current conservative government refuses to take necessary actions in response to climate science: to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, and therefore play its part as a responsible member of the international community.

dry spell

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:43:00 +0200palestinewater (en)

Drought. A drought is a period of below-average precipitation in a given region, resulting in prolonged shortages its waters supply, whether atmospheric, or ground water . A drought can last for months or years, or may be declared after as few as 15 days. It can have a substantial impact on the and agriculture of the affected region.

World: International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: #BuildToLast

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 20:20:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Patrick Makles. Understanding Disaster Risk to More Effectively Build Critical Infrastructure that Saves Lives. Between 1998 and 2017, natural disasters killed 1.3 million people, left 4.4 billion people injured, displaced, or in need of emergency assistance, and caused economic losses of around $2.9 trillion USD worldwide.

Natural disasters affect 110 mln people in China in first three quarters

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 12:41:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Natural disasters affected about 110 million people in China in the first three quarters of 2019, with 766 killed , 103 missing and 4.96 million relocated, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management Thursday. Destroying houses and damaging crops, natural disasters caused direct economic losses of 306.

Cambogia: ministri Ambiente Asean discutono contrasto inquinamento atmosferico

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 10:12:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Phnom Penh, 10 ott 09:53 - (Agenzia Nova) - I ministri dell’Ambiente dell’Associazione delle nazioni del Sud-est asiatico (Asean), riuniti da martedì 8 ottobre a Siem Reap, in Cambogia, per la 15ma ministeriale sull’ambiente dell’Asean, si stanno confrontando in merito alle misure di contrasto....

BJP confident farm crisis won’t dent prospects in Maharashtra assembly poll

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 02:29:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

In its five-year rule, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Maharashtra faced three droughts that wreaked havoc on farm produce, brought thousands of farmers on the streets and depressed incomes. Over the past three years, agricultural growth in the state was negative or negligible, and....

Tougher implementation of regulations in fragile areas key to reducing deaths in disasters

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 20:48:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Climate variations and extreme weather events are now a new normal to us. This year is evidence, which also shows that some countries, including Myanmar , suffered both droughts and flooding at the same time this year. Across the ASEAN Region, studies reveal that in terms of earthquake and tsunami....

The gap between local and global issues are shrinking

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 20:22:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Following a prolonged closed door policy, Myanmar has sunk to the list of least developed countries and saw its relations with other nations diminish to the point where its situation and foothold were swarmed with uncertainty. Unable to see from a global perspective, the people of Myanmar boasted....

WE ARE not in the winning circle. But the country is inside the circle... with the highest risk of...

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 14:56:00 +0200sunstar (en)

WE ARE not in the winning circle. But the country is inside the circle... with the highest risk of experiencing multiple climate hazards out of anywhere in the world, followed by Japan, Bangladesh, Myanmar , and China . Around and around, in worsening spiral, we experience rising sea level, increasing....

Faces of 16 incredible kids behind unprecedented climate change legal action

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 10:45:00 +0200themirror (en)

The youngest is just eight years old, but these children are already doing more to battle climate change than many government heads. This week a group of 16 children, aged between eight and 17, started an unprecedented legal battle against five countries which they say have failed miserably.

Faces of 16 incredible kids behind unprecedented climate change legal action

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 10:37:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The youngest is just eight years old, but these children are already doing more to battle climate change than many government heads. This week a group of 16 children, aged between eight and 17, started an unprecedented legal battle against five countries which they say have failed miserably.

Before the flood

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 07:23:00 +0200tribune (en)

Rising sea levels, intensifying droughts and unprecedented increase in wildfires — all are clear indications of accelerated climate change. Climate scientists have long argued that human activities are unquestionably the main source of climate change. In the early 1900s, burning fossil fuels produced about 2 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Before the flood

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 07:03:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Rising sea levels, intensifying droughts and unprecedented increase in wildfires — all are clear indications of accelerated climate change. Climate scientists have long argued that human activities are unquestionably the main source of climate change. In the early 1900s, burning fossil fuels produced about 2 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Climate change comes to SE Asia

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 02:15:00 +0200BangkokPost (en)

Climate change is a low priority in Southeast Asia. The region's climate always changes, from year to year, with the unreliable monsoon. It's hot already. The ice sheets may be melting but they are a long way away. Only in the Philippines did Greta Thunberg's call for international protest gain much response.

Everything You Need to Know About the Youth Activists Taking on the Climate Crisis at the UN

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 23:27:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Sixteen youth climate activists—including 16-year-old Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg—filed a human rights complaint with the United Nations stating that five countries have violated their basic human rights by not acting on climate change. The complaint targets Argentina, Brazil, France,....

Vietnam supports emergency declaration to save the world

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 13:07:00 +0200vnexpress (en)

"Vietnam is making great efforts to join hands with the world in achieving a transformation towards a green and circular economic model where we will never exchange the environment for economic development, which can affect sustainable development. "We will always give crucial importance to climate....

Yangon, giovani scendono in piazza contro i cambiamenti climatici

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:07:00 +0200asianews (it)

In programma oggi a New York il “Climate Action Summit 2019” dell’Onu. Il Sud-est asiatico è tra le regioni del mondo più colpite dal fenomeno. A causa dei suoi effetti, durante la stagione dei monsoni di quest’anno in Myanmar sono morte più di 70 persone e circa 200mila sono state sfollate.

Las caras de la Marcha Mundial por el Clima Hoy comenzó una semana de protestas a nivel mundial para reclamar más acción climática, inspirada por el movimiento 'Viernes por el futuro'. DW habló con personas de diversos países para saber por qué están participando.

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 05:08:00 +0200deutschewelle-es (es)

Millones de personas decidieron salir a las calles en todo el mundo este viernes (20.09), en el marco de la Marcha Climática Mundial, una semana entera de protestas iniciada por el movimiento juvenil ‘Viernes por el Futuro' (Fridays for Future). Los organizadores reclaman el fin de los combustibles....

Las caras de la Marcha Mundial por el Clima Hoy comenzó una semana de protestas a nivel mundial para reclamar más acción climática, inspirada por el movimiento 'Viernes por el futuro'. DW habló con personas de diversos países para saber por qué están particpando.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:13:00 +0200deutschewelle-es (es)

Millones de personas decidieron salir a las calles en todo el mundo este viernes (20.09), en el marco de la Marcha Climática Mundial, una semana entera de protestas iniciada por el movimiento juvenil ‘Viernes por el Futuro' (Fridays for Future). Los organizadores reclaman el fin de los combustibles....

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