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Disaster & Management

Cyclone Remal wreaks havoc in West Bengal, Bangladesh after making landfall; 1 killed

Cyclone Remal wreaks havoc in West Bengal, Bangladesh after making landfall; 1 killed

Arup Biswas, the minister for power in West Bengal government, said the power infrastructure was heavily battered. Reports of at least 356 uprooted electricity poles and damage to scores of transformers were received during the first hour of the landfall process More...

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South Asia faces extreme weather with heatwave in India, cyclone in Bangladesh

Extreme temperatures throughout Asia last month were made worse most likely as a result of human-driven climate change, a team of international scientists said. India's summer temperatures often peak in May, but scientists have predicted more heatwave days than usual...

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Swiss Re Foundation aims to boost health and environmental innovations through Shine Southeast Asia

Swiss Re Foundation aims to boost health and environmental innovations through Shine Southeast Asia

The programme which seeks to boost innovation in critical impact areas – such as the Net-Zero transition, health and nutrition, financial literacy, socio-economic well-being, skills development, climate-smart agriculture, disaster risk reduction, and coastal...

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