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India

Most forest fires in India on account of human activity

22 Jan 2020, Mongabay

Over 30,000 forest fires were reported in India, 2019. Alongside the global attention incited by Australian and Californian fires, fire management is brought into focus.



Neighbouring Countries

Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.