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The frequency of extreme weather events such as floods and heatwaves is projected to rise manifold in India in the future due to climate change, according to a study by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar.
New Delhi Television, NDTV Convergence Ltd.
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2022
This compendium showcases Nature-based Solutions implemented in urban areas in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
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2022
The study captures the tryst of the Dalit and Adivasi communities that bear the brunt of historical descent/caste-based oppression, inequalities and discrimination with recurring droughts in the region.
National Dalit Watch of National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights

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National policies and plans

Cover of India cooling action plan
2019
The thrust of the India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) is to look for synergies in actions for securing both environmental and socio-economic benefits. The goal is to provide sustainable cooling and thermal comfort.
India - government
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2009
This is the National Policy on Disaster Management in India from 2009. India is vulnerable, in varying degrees, to a large number of natural as well as man-made disasters. 58.6 per cent of the landmass is prone to earthquakes of moderate to very high intensity.
National Disaster Management Authority (India)
2020

The document is a compendium of all the guidelines and advisories issued by various ministries and departments of the Government of India for mitigation of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

India - government

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Cover_Pub_Asia foundation
2022
The report provides a detailed analysis of India’s expertise in establishing well-defined institutional systems, legislative, policy, and planning frameworks, improved early warning systems, technological advancements for disaster risk management.
The Asia Foundation
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2022
This assessment describes seven important climatic impact drivers for India, with a special focus on the districts Ahmadnagar, Amravati, Dhule, Jalna and Yavatmal in the state of Maharashtra and Mandla and Balaghat in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research HFFA Research