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The Hindu Kush Himalayas is sometimes called the “Third Pole”, due to having one of the world’s largest concentrations of snow and glaciers. But with the acceleration of the effects of climate change, the glaciers are retreating rapidly.
Stockholm Environment Institute
With homemade rafts and plastic-bottle life jackets, teams of young villagers save stranded locals when the Brahmaputra River bursts its banks.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
Recent extreme weather events are destroying standing crops as well as causing other impacts such as climate-triggered pestilence.
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2021
This report summarizes the risks posed on India's climate, ecosystems, food and water systems, and citizens by climate change, as well as the country's policies for mitigation, adaptation, and emissions reductions.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in India under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction