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'Natural Disasters' - 11 Video Result(s)

'Natural Disasters' - 67 News Result(s)

  • Asian Region Is Vulnerable To Disasters: Rajnath Singh

    Asian Region Is Vulnerable To Disasters: Rajnath Singh

    Asian region is specially vulnerable to disasters, both natural and man-made, which are occurring with increased frequency and intensity, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

  • To Curb Deaths From Disasters, End Poverty - U.N. Chief

    To Curb Deaths From Disasters, End Poverty - U.N. Chief

    Ending extreme poverty is essential to save lives and limit damage from disasters, U.N. chief Ban Ki-Moon said, as figures revealed poorer nations bear the brunt of deaths from earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, storms and heat waves.

  • New Way To Quickly Rebuild Homes Destroyed By Disasters

    New Way To Quickly Rebuild Homes Destroyed By Disasters

    Scientists have developed a way to rebuild homes destroyed by natural disasters within a few months, an advance that may especially benefit low-income residents in disaster-prone areas.

  • Over 600 Killed In Natural Disasters In China In July

    Over 600 Killed In Natural Disasters In China In July

    Over 600 people were killed in China last month due to floods, typhoons and a range of geological disasters which also caused an economic loss of USD 35 billion, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said today.

  • Natural Disasters Kill 1,074 In China This Year

    Natural Disasters Kill 1,074 In China This Year

    Natural disasters in China have killed at least 1,074 people and left 270 missing since the beginning of this year, including this weeks heavy rains, an official said today.

  • Developed Nations Must Take Lead In Tackling Sustainability: Arvind Panagariya

    Developed Nations Must Take Lead In Tackling Sustainability: Arvind Panagariya

    NITI Aayog Vice Chairperson Arvind Panagariya has asked the developed countries to take a "visible lead" in addressing the challenge of global sustainability in a bid to help poor nations that are impacted disproportionately by natural disasters and health pandemics.

  • Disaster Response Force Trains Over 1 Lakh People Across India For Better Preparedness

    Disaster Response Force Trains Over 1 Lakh People Across India For Better Preparedness

    With an aim to create resilience and better preparedness against disasters, the NDRF has trained a record over 1 lakh people across the country within a month to effectively respond and undertake the basic dos and dont's during man-made or natural emergencies.

  • Twitter May Help Monitor Disaster Damage In Real Time: Study

    Twitter May Help Monitor Disaster Damage In Real Time: Study

    Social networks such as Twitter may be used for monitoring, assessing and even predicting damage caused by natural disasters in just a few hours, a new study has found.

  • Oracle CEO Discusses Smart City Solutions for Maharashtra

    Oracle CEO Discusses Smart City Solutions for Maharashtra

    Oracle CEO Safra Catz discussed three mobile solutions to help authorities provide multiple channels to address public grievances, be better prepared for natural disasters and improve tourism in the state.

  • Nations With Least Emissions Most Vulnerable To Climate Change

    Nations With Least Emissions Most Vulnerable To Climate Change

    Countries that emit the least amounts of greenhouse gases are ironically the most vulnerable to climate change effects such as increased frequency of natural disasters, changing habitats and human health impacts, a new study has found.

  • UN Panel: $40 Billion Needed To Aid People In War, Disasters

    UN Panel: $40 Billion Needed To Aid People In War, Disasters

    An estimated $40 billion is needed annually to help the rapidly growing number of people needing humanitarian aid as a result of conflicts and natural disasters - and one possibility to help fill the $15 billion funding gap is a small voluntary tax on tickets for soccer games and other sports, concerts and entertainment events, airline travel, and ...

  • 40 Billion US Dollars Needed To Aid People In War, Disasters: UN Panel

    40 Billion US Dollars Needed To Aid People In War, Disasters: UN Panel

    An estimated $40 billion is needed annually to help the rapidly growing number of people needing humanitarian aid as a result of conflicts and natural disasters - and one possibility to help fill the $15 billion funding gap is a small voluntary tax on tickets for soccer games and other sports, concerts and entertainment events, airline travel, and ...

  • World Economic Forum Warns of Growing Array of Global Risks: Poll

    World Economic Forum Warns of Growing Array of Global Risks: Poll

    The global economy faces an array of risks, from natural disasters related to climate change to increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks, according to experts polled by the World Economic Forum, which organises the annual gathering of political and business leaders in the Swiss resort of Davos.

  • India Asks UN To Allocate More Funds For Responding To Emergencies

    India Asks UN To Allocate More Funds For Responding To Emergencies

    India has underlined the need for the UN to allocate more resources for responding to emergencies like Ebola and other humanitarian and natural disasters as the world body adopted a budget of nearly Rs 35,600 crore (USD 5.4 billion) to carry out its vital work during the 2016-2017.

  • In A First, Cuddalore Sets Up Emergency Radio For Disaster Management

    In A First, Cuddalore Sets Up Emergency Radio For Disaster Management

    A first of its kind emergency radio station, meant to connect people during natural disasters, has been set up in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district - an area hit by multiple disasters over the recent years.

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