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A woman fetches water from a nearly dry well at Shahapur Taluka, Maharashtra, India
The pressure on the Kaveri river is relentless: water-intensive crops of sugarcane and paddy, pollution from industries, and changes in land use have diminished the river's ability to fulfill the needs of those who depend on it.
Water Science Policy
Residents cross a flooded highway in Kashmir
Eight years after the devastating 2014 floods, residents of Srinagar fear a repeat despite a much-touted plan to reduce damage.
The Third Pole
Data shows that while the programme reduced poverty and empowered women, it must make changes that will meaningfully benefit workers amid climate change.
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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
2019

The revision of the existing National Disaster Management Plan 2016 started in April, 2017 with a consultative workshop. This was followed by several rounds of extensive consultations internally and with different stakeholders and experts from different

India - government
2019

SOP for heatwave has been developed by the District Disaster Management Authority of Gorakhpur with technical support from UNICEF, UP. In SOP, the roles & responsibilities of all the departmental stakeholders have been clearly identified & comprehensively

District Disaster Management Authority Gorakhpur

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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
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2021
This profile is part of a series of Climate Risk Country Profiles that are developed by the World Bank Group.
World Bank, the