Reducing the impacts of natural hazards on vulnerable communities and countries through sound environmental management policies and approaches in disaster risk reduction.
7 Jul 2015, TRF
Despite substantial spending to protect its once-thick forests, Jammu and Kashmir is fast losing them to urban expansion and lack of planning among others. 'The trees along the rivers which worked as a flood defence have disappeared in the past few years and hardly any new trees have come up in their place,' said Thoru Ram, a farmer from Pragwal...
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