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More People Displaced Due to Natural Disasters, Climate Change Than by Conflicts and War in 2018: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2020

In 1990, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had noted that the single greatest impact of climate change will be on human migration. Three decades later, a study has revealed that in 2018, of the new 28 million internally displaced people in 148 countries, 61...

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Telecom infrastructure in India may soon get disaster-resilient standards

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

Telecommunications infrastructure in the country will soon have international standards that will make these resilient in times of natural disaster. Power infrastructure in the country already follows statutory standards for safety but telecommunications does not. As part of...

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UN report: Indian economy faces climate change perils

By : Sustainability ..., May 16, 2019

A Global Assessment Report (GAR), launched by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) here on Wednesday, has warned of new and much larger threats due to extreme climate...

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