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Google going to start Public Emergency Alerts about the Natural disasters across India

Google going to start Public Emergency Alerts about the Natural disasters across India

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In a bid to make the people get access to the valuable and critical information about the natural disasters, Google going to start public emergency alerts related to floods across India. In a statement released by the Google on Wednesday said that with the help of Central Water Commission (CWC), now the Indian people can get to know about the flood alerts along with the water levels in more than 170 areas of India. “The alerts will be available to the public on…

 

Sendai Spring – turning risk to resilience

Sendai Spring was the title of a workshop this week in Colombo organised with several agencies by CHA. Deputy Minister of Disaster Management, Dunesh Gankanda MP was Guest of honour. Sendai Spring builds on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Sustainable Development Goals and the new Climate Agreement, with a focus on bold actions, preparing and responding to natural shocks, through better collective approaches to crisis management, risk financing, insurance, and social protection…

 

How Ethiopia Can Overcome the Worst Drought in 50 Years

In the West you can hear a collective groan: Not Ethiopia again. The news coming out of the East African nation is of the worst drought in 50 years. Fortunately, this is no rerun of the 1983-85 famine that gave us the Live Aid benefit concert for the country, which elevated famine to the international stage and screen and helped secure humanitarian aid…

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