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Last updated: Dec 26 2018 13:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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A community radio station in rural Tamil Nadu is giving a voice to those affected by climate change 5.10.2019 Scroll.in
Started in Vizhuthamavadi village in the aftermath of Cyclone Gaja, the Voice of the Vulnerable is invaluable in helping communities build climate resilience.
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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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‘NaMoment’: How front pages reported Narendra Modi’s huge mandate for a second term 24.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
All regional and national newspapers credited Modi for the BJP’s sweeping victory.
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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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A Tamil Nadu fisherman is making maps to help villagers save their lands from encroachment 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
35-year-old Saravanan’s maps are also helping assess the damage from rising sea levels.
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New draft rules will marginalise fisherfolk, hand over India’s coasts to tourists, real estate firms 2.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Coastal Regulation Zone Notification, 2018 uses affordable housing as an excuse to allow for denser construction closer to the high tide line.
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On 14th anniversary of 2004 deadly tsunami, Indonesia still reels under disasters 26.12.2018 Zee News : India National
The calamity had witnessed the loss of lives of 230,000 people across several south and southeast Asian countries -- Sri Lanka, India, Maldives, Thailand and several others, besides inflicting massive damage.
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Alert in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry for 3 days following heavy rain warnings 4.10.2018 Zee News : States
The weather department advised fishermen not to venture into the sea between October 6 and 8.
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LIVE! Rainfall intensity over Kerala decreasing: IMD 19.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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11 years of hollow promises later, Nochi Nagar residents evicted on ‘verbal’ notice 7.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
For 11 years, tsunami survivors here had been living in temporary shelters, in sorry conditions. Now even those have been destroyed, supposedly to make way for houses to be built for them. But TNSCB hardly gave them any notice and they have nowhere to go.
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Strong winds in Atlantic create high waves off Indian coasts over 10,000 km away 27.4.2018 Zee News : India National
Alerts have been sent to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, besides Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep archipelago. 
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Strong winds in Atlantic create high waves off Indian coasts over 10K km away 27.4.2018 General News
Strong winds in the Atlantic Ocean, more than 10,000 kms from the Indian coasts, have given rise to high energy waves in the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal prompting the government to issue alerts for several states over last one week. Though, these high energy waves, which may rise up to 2-3 metres and are perilous, experts say, because of their capacity to breach the coast, did not cause any death, property and houses were destroyed, officials said. The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), a unit of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, issued 'swells' alerts to states including Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, besides Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep archipelago. Alerts were also issued to the coasts of Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat, officials said. In southern states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, relief camps were set up for people who left their dwellings fearing these waves could crash against their houses. In Kerala,
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Rough sea conditions along Karnataka, Kerala, TN & Lakshadweep coasts tomorrow: INCOIS 24.4.2018 General News
The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services has warned fishermen and residents about "rough to very rough" sea conditions along the coasts of Karnataka, Kerala, southern Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep tomorrow. It has advised fishermen and residents not to venture into the coastal areas. INCOIS, which comes under Ministry of Earth Sciences, issues tsunami alerts for India and neighbouring countries. It has also issued a forecast for "rough sea conditions" along and off the coast of West Bengal, Odisha, north Andhra Pradesh coasts and west coast of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. "Based on the forecast generated by INCOIS, rough to very rough sea conditionsverylikelytoprevailalongandoff Karnataka, Kerala, LakshadweepandsouthTamil Naducoasts," the India Meteorological Department said in an alert. An IMD official said the rough sea conditions are due to "swelling" in the sea. A swell in the context of seas is a series of mechanical waves that propagate along the interface ...
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Of pink lotuses and Penance 13.4.2018 Hindu: Travel
Going beyond Karaikudi’s mansions in search of Vishnu, 1,400-year-old Jain frescoes and raw emotion at an Amman temple
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During Cyclone Ockhi, lack of early warnings and at-sea communication devices left fisherfolk helpless 5.4.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
In the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi, which ripped through southern India in late November last year, killing 365 people, there is a lot of discontent.
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‘Groundwater extraction in Cauvery a cause for concern’ 22.2.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu

A combination of factors has led to “huge groundwater extraction” over and above the replenishable capacity of the aquifer in the Cauvery delta, experts say.

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Rescue operations after Ockhi were Navy's biggest since 2004 tsunami 28.1.2018 All Current Affairs Stories
The Navy, which reviewed 'Operation Sahayam,' stressed the need to put a mechanism in place to account for fishermen venturing into the sea
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Cyclone Ockhi: Naval ships searched over 4.5 lakh square miles, biggest disaster relief ops after 2004 tsunami 28.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
The Indian Navy's rescue mission in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi was the biggest humanitarian and disaster relief operation undertaken by it after the 2004 tsunami
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Cyclone Ockhi: Naval ships searched over 4.5 lakh sq miles, biggest operation after 2004 Tsunami 28.1.2018 DNA: Money
The Indian Navy's rescue mission in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi was the biggest humanitarian and disaster relief operation undertaken by it after the 2004 Tsunami in terms of duration and geographical coverage, with 4.5 lakh sq miles sanitised during the nearly 20-day operation. The Navy, which reviewed 'Operation Sahayam,' stressed the need to put a mechanism in place to account for fishermen venturing into the sea, carriage of adequate safety gear and positioning systems, and prompt relay of weather warnings to avoid casualties in such situations.   "It is indeed heartening to learn that agencies concerned are moving in that direction", a Defence spokesman said. The Navy's full scale Search and Rescue Operation continued relentlessly for more than four weeks with naval assets searching more than 4.5 lakh square miles off coasts of Kerala in most adverse weather conditions for missing fishermen, vessels in distress and stranded fishermen requiring assistance. The cyclone, which had hit coastal states ...
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