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Covid-19: Tamil Nadu health secretary transferred after mismatch in state’s number of deaths 12.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Beela Rajesh was replaced by J Radhakrishnan, who was acclaimed for his relief work as the district collector of Nagapattinam during the 2004 tsunami.
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Why India needs more ships like INS Jalashwa 29.5.2020 Rediff: News
At war, the Jalashwa can carry and launch a full infantry battalion in a single wave. At peace, the Jalashwa can evacuate 1,000 people in a single trip. Ajai Shukla explains why the Indian Navy's new tender for more ships like the Jalashwa must be treated with special urgency.
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Who botched up the migrant crisis? 20.5.2020 Rediff: News
'Why has this turned out to be one of the greatest humanitarian crisis that has caught the Centre and the states in a bind with no answers to this unexpected tsunami?' asks Brigadier Narender Kumar (retd).
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Coronavirus: UN chief says pandemic has sparked hate speech, xenophobia 8.5.2020 Scroll.in
António Guterres said the pandemic has unleashed ‘a tsunami of hate and xenophobia, scapegoating and scare-mongering’.
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The search for dignity in a neat little square 5.3.2020 Hindu: Opinion
Tiny spaces mark zones of privacy for riot victims in relief camps
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A tale of two states: Why disaster recovery in India needs to go beyond housing 8.1.2020 Scroll.in
With extreme weather events predicted to get more frequent, there is a need for policies to include livelihood concerns and other issues.
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Despite being hit hardest by natural disasters, landless Dalits are the last to get relief 14.8.2019 Scroll.in
While Cyclone Fani caused widespread destruction, not everyone experienced the same level of vulnerability and not all had the same access to relief measures.
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“Rethink urban development”: Author of new book on 2015 Chennai floods 19.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Krupa Ge, author of Rivers Remember, speaks about the research that went into writing the book and key learnings for Chennai and other cities from the floods of 2015.
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In Tamil Nadu, the aftermath of Cyclone Gaja has shaken a strong AIADMK base 15.4.2019 Scroll.in
Many fish workers are angry with the ruling party for the delay in relief and rehabilitation getting to their villages.
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Indonesia: Earthquake of 6.6 magnitude strikes off Molucca Islands, no tsunami warning issued 7.1.2019 Scroll.in
The quake occurred at a depth of 60 km and was followed by aftershocks of a magnitude of 5.0 to 5.1.
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PIX: The world's worst natural disasters in 2018 31.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The world endured bushfires, drought, tsunamis and earthquakes in 2018.
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LIVE! Veteran filmmaker Mrinal Sen passes away 30.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 rattles Indonesia's West Papua 28.12.2018 Zee News : World
Indonesian authorities measured the quake with a magnitude of 6.1 and said it was "felt quite strongly for several seconds".
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Indonesia tsunami: Govt relief being stepped up as toll mounts over 400 27.12.2018 Central Chronicle
United Nations, Government-led relief efforts are being stepped up at the tip of the Indonesia’s two main islands of Sumatra and Java after a tsunami slammed into densely-populated coastal areas along the Sunda Strait on Saturday night. The UN humanitarian coordination office, OCHA, is reporting that as of Wednesday, according to the Indonesian National Disaster Management […]
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Indonesia tsunami: Alert status of Anak Krakatoa volcano raised, flights rerouted 27.12.2018 Scroll.in
The alert comes days after a tsunami struck the coasts of Java and Sumatra islands, killing over 400 people.
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Indonesia advises people to avoid coastal areas near Sunda Strait struck by tsunami 26.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The country’s weather agency warned that current ‘extreme weather and high tides’, along with Anak Krakatoa’s continued tremors, could trigger another tsunami.
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Indonesian rescuers use drones as tsunami death toll tops 400 26.12.2018 Zee News : World
More than 1,400 people were injured and thousands of residents had to move to higher ground, with a high-tide warning extended to Wednesday.
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Indonesia tsunami: Toll rises to 429 as Navy ships continue to find bodies in water 25.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Over 16,000 people have been displaced and 154 remain missing, the national disaster agency said.
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Indonesia Tsunami: Death toll touches 429 25.12.2018 Central Chronicle
Jakarta, At least 429 people have been killed so far and 1,459 injured with more than 10,000 rendered homeless in a Tsunami that struck off the Sunda Strait of Western Indonesia between Java and Sumatra destroying 681 housing units, 69 hotels, 60 shops and completely damaging 420 boats. Indonesia had not even recuperated from the recent […]
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Indonesia tsunami toll hits 429 as rain hampers rescue efforts 25.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Indonesia tsunami toll hits 429 as rain hampers rescue efforts
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