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    A Disasters Law for Nepal

    Used effectively, disaster law and policy can support more integrated, inclusive and equitable approaches to building resilience. By Laxmi Khanal Over 150 people were dead, 345...

    Sixth Edition of International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure Begins In New Delhi

    Prime Minister Modi drew attention to the impact of natural disasters on humans and mentioned earthquakes destroying houses making thousands of people homeless and...

    Chinese Disaster Warning Technology to Enhance Pakistan Climate Resilience

    The Chinese official also highlighted the close collaboration between China and Pakistan in meteorology, mentioning the recent establishment of a dedicated meteorological and disaster...

    Pakistan’s People Victims of Calculus of Climate Injustice: António Guterres

    United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said at the United Nations General Assembly that a third of Pakistan had been deluged and that many island States...

    ‘What happened in Pakistan will not stay in Pakistan’, PM Shehbaz Sharif Warns

    Sharif had recently actively sought international help for the flood-hit country on international platforms, including at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Uzbekistan, in...

    Bangladesh Shows How Long-Term Investments in Risk Reduction Save Lives, Says World Bank

    After 50 years of providing it support on climate resilience and disaster management, the World Bank feels that Bangladesh needs to continue investments to...

    Pakistan Reaches Out to ‘Friendly Countries’, Donors, as Floods affect 33 Million

    Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority and the Economic Affairs Division also briefed ambassadors on the current status of the flood. The Foreign Office and...

    Maharashtra Doubles Compensation for Farmers Following Excessive Rain

    Currently prevailing ‘National Disaster Response Fund’ norms stipulate a compensation of Rs. 6,800 per hectare for farmers’ land affected by a disaster. The cabinet...

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    World Bank Urges Maldives to Cut Costs, Implement Reforms

    World Bank highlighted the Maldives' current economic and fiscal situation and provided recommendations to alleviate the challenges at present....
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    Time to Reinforce Political Commitment within SAARC: Secretary General Golam Sarwar

    The SAARC Secretary General said that the recent positive gestures from both India and Pakistan with regard to the...

    Floods Continue to Batter Afghanistan

    The rains followed an uncharacteristically late winter and cold wave and have significantly impacted lives and livelihoods – particularly...

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    World Bank Urges Maldives to Cut Costs, Implement Reforms

    World Bank highlighted the Maldives' current economic and fiscal...

    Time to Reinforce Political Commitment within SAARC: Secretary General Golam Sarwar

    The SAARC Secretary General said that the recent positive...