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Massive Wildfire Ravages Hawaii's Big Island

Aug 03, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Fires in Hawaii are unlike many of those burning in the US Western. They tend to break out in large grasslands on the dry sides of the islands and are generally much smaller than mainland fires.

Snipers To Cull Up To 10,000 Camels In Drought-Stricken Australia

Jan 08, 2020 AFP

It comes after Australia experienced its hottest and driest year on record in 2019, with the severe drought causing some towns to run out of water and fuelling deadly bushfires that have devastated the country's southeast.


Malnourishment Has Risen By 45% In The last Seven Years

Climate change will increase the frequency, duration and severity of droughts in many parts of the world, including India, hampering agriculture and pushing more people into the downward spiral of malnutrition.

Cauvery Calling: A Daring Venture That Must Be Allowed To Succeed

Sep 04, 2019 Prem Shankar Jha

Cauvery Calling, an initiative taken by the Isha foundation, is a powerful reminder of how it can be used to improve peoples’ lives.


Growing Demand For Water Causes Rise In Conflicts Between Regions In Maharashtra

Maharashtra received inadequate rainfall this monsoon and the government recently declared drought in 151 out of the 353 talukas in the state.

01 November, 2018

Nine Districts Of Odisha Declared Drought-Hit

Outlook Web Bureau

Farmers have suffered crop loss of 33 per cent and above due to moisture stress in the districts, said a statement from the Special Relief Commissioner's office.


16 October, 2018

Bihar Government Declares 206 Blocks Of 23 Districts As Drought-Hit

Outlook Web Bureau

The decision of declaring different blocks as drought hit was taken after due consideration of parameters set-up by different departments of the state government.


13 February, 2018

South Africa Declares Drought A 'National Disaster', Cape Town May Soon Run Out Of Tap Water

Outlook Web Bureau

Thanks to poor rains over the last three years, the city is in the throes of a severe water crisis, looking at a possibility of 'Day Zero' approaching soon.



04 October, 2017

Extreme Rainfall Has Tripled In India Since 1950, Says Study

Outlook Web Bureau

The study also shows an increase in the droughts


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President of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti speaks to mediapersons at Dak Banglow Mendhar in Poonch district.

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Members and supporters of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) during a protest march to observe "black friday" on completion of one year of their protest against the Centre's three farm reform laws, near Gurudwara Rakabganj in...

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Members and supporters of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) during a protest march to observe "black friday" on completion of one year of their protest against the Centre's three farm reform laws, near Gurudwara Rakabganj in...

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Workers inspect after a girder of an under-construction flyover on Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) collapsed, in Mumbai. At least a dozen workers were injured in the mishap.

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Workers inspect after a girder of an under-construction flyover on Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) collapsed, in Mumbai. At least a dozen workers were injured in the mishap.

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