A 75 feet wide breach on right bank of Yamuna Augmentation Canal (AC) has drowned vast agricultural land area belonging to three villages of Alahar, Palewala and Nachron falling under Radaur block of Yamuna Nagar district, Haryana. 3,336 more words
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Many NGOs have pressure to work in all humanitarian affected corners of the world, overstretching their capacity, especially at Ramadan. Some NGOs want to implement in some areas, but cannot for one of many other reasons (e.g. 426 more words
The Korean government has pledged support for the development of rescue robotic technologies by setting a goal of commercialization by 2022. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) said Monday it is reviewing the “public safety robot project” to see if it is viable. 134 more words
On behalf of a client we wrote a research report on religious minorities in Iraq. Iraq is in significant disarray, affecting almost all residents in some way. 945 more words
The Philippines needs more private rapid response teams to save lives and lessen damages in the event of disasters.
When Typhoon Chedeng (International Name Maysak) made landfall in Baler, Aurora, the Private Sector Disaster Management Network (PSDMN) team was pre-positioned in the area and ready for it. 359 more words
Natural and man-made disasters happen year upon year. We see them reported in the news, with varying degrees (a discussion for another time). We can see the physical damage these disasters produce: damage to property and the environment, injuries and loss of lives, displacement and the local economy is disrupted. 618 more words