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    Pakistan Floods: Participatory Community Actions Are History

    “It was water all around. People were struggling for their safety in hope of some help. But, what we could find, was the ceaseless...

    Dams Have to Prepare Emergency Action Plans, Minister Tells Rajya Sabha

    The minister pointed out that the union government has constituted the national committee on dam safety to discharge functions to prevent dam failure related...

    Sri Lanka’s best-known tourism ambassador wants to leave as economy tanks

    Challenged to import fuel to run its power plants and with its dams running out of water reserves and not producing electricity, Sri Lanka’s...

    Accelerating melt rate makes Greenland ice sheet world’s largest ‘dam’

    Researchers estimate the power produced by the falling water during peak melt periods was comparable to the power produced by the Three Gorges Dam...

    Ageing dams are ‘ticking time bombs’

    China, the US and India top the list of countries with a significant number of large dams. China alone hosts 40 per cent of...

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    MENA Ushers in a Tool to Help Sex Workers Who Experience Violence

    Sex workers are typically motivated by the need to earn income. During economic lean times, such as recession, sex...
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    ‘Silent Demise’ of Vast Rangelands Threatens Climate, Food, Wellbeing of Billions: UNCCD

    Rangelands cover 54 per cent of all land; as much as 50 per cent are degraded, imperilling a sixth of...

    Another Pandemic “Absolutely Inevitable”, Warns UK’s Former Chief Scientific Adviser

    Sir Patrick Vallance was, however, optimistic about the Pandemic Preparedness Treaty that the World Heath Organisation is advocating for to...

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    MENA Ushers in a Tool to Help Sex Workers Who Experience Violence

    Sex workers are typically motivated by the need to...