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12 dead in Mizoram landslides, flood in 9 days
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 19:25:00 +0200   HindustanTimes (en)

PTI, Aizawl. india Rescue workers carry the body of a victim at the site of a landslide in Malin village, in Maharashtra on Wednesday. Torrential rains triggered a massive landslide that buried a remote village in western India . (PTI Photo) At least 12 people have died and 877 buildings destroyed....

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How genetics is settling the Aryan migration debate
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:58:00 +0200   Hindu (en)

The thorniest, most fought-over question in India n history is slowly but surely getting answered: did Indo-European language speakers, who called themselves Aryans, stream into India sometime around 2,000 BC – 1,500 BC when the Indus Valley civilisation came to an end, bringing with them Sanskrit....

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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 04:55:00 +0200   EC (en)

Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Mizoram are witnessing flash floods and landslides, following the advent of South West monsoon. The India n Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in the four states over the next five days.

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How Businesses Use Data to Outsmart Nature's Wrath
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:03:00 +0200   scientificamerican (en)

Floods, typhoons and earthquakes are part of life on this planet. Yet it’s frequently a shock when your community, business or nation is struck. More often than not, the destructive aftermath of a disaster is attributed to fate or inevitability. But the majority of these losses are actually preventable.

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GE Transportation works to fill largest order in its history
Sat, 10 Jun 2017 09:29:00 +0200   islandpacket (en)

General Electric was building a massive new locomotive plant, but construction wouldn't stop at the factory gates. Building on land described as wilderness, GE planned to also build a small community that would begin with 100 homes. That might sound like the familiar story of Lawrence Park, built by....

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GE Transportation works to fill largest order in its history
Sat, 10 Jun 2017 09:12:00 +0200   thenewstribune (en)

General Electric was building a massive new locomotive plant, but construction wouldn't stop at the factory gates. Building on land described as wilderness, GE planned to also build a small community that would begin with 100 homes. That might sound like the familiar story of Lawrence Park, built by....

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General Electric : GE seals its India rail deal By Jim Martin
Sun, 04 Jun 2017 09:58:00 +0200   4-traders (en)

General Electric was building a massive new locomotive plant, but construction wouldn't stop at the factory gates. Building on land described as wilderness, GE planned to also build a small community that would begin with 100 homes. That might sound like the familiar story of Lawrence Park , built....

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Permalink to Disaster Mismanagement and self-respect
Sat, 03 Jun 2017 21:32:00 +0200   sundaytimes (en)

“The drought came first, heaping untold misery upon man and beast. The deluge followed and, with it, a sweeping landslide. A succession of environmental disasters in recent years has proved that Sri Lanka remains ill-equipped to mitigate threats and save precious lives, if anything, the country is racing towards bigger catastrophes.

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Put India donation to good use
Sat, 03 Jun 2017 05:27:00 +0200   newsday (en)

THE $1 million donation this week by India towards humanitarian assistance for the victims of the floods that destroyed parts of southern and western Zimbabwe early this year is timely, and the gesture must be emulated by other friends of Zimbabwe. Comment: NewsDay Editor.

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Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods foul water supply
Wed, 31 May 2017 08:08:00 +0200   terradaily (en)

Sri Lanka appealed Tuesday for volunteers to help with a massive clean-up after landslides and floods left at least 193 dead and tens of thousands without safe drinking water. The government sought help to purify wells contaminated by the floods, the worst in 14 years after record rainfall in the island's southwest.

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SL appeals for help as floods foul water supply
Wed, 31 May 2017 02:15:00 +0200   thenews-pk (en)

Sri Lanka appealed on Tuesday for volunteers to help with a massive clean-up after landslides and floods left at least 193 dead and tens of thousands without safe drinking water. The government sought help to purify wells contaminated by the floods, the worst in 14 years after record rainfall in the island’s southwest.

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Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods hit water supply
Tue, 30 May 2017 23:06:00 +0200   saudigazette (en)

COLOMBO — Sri Lanka appealed on Tuesday for volunteers to help with a massive cleanup after landslides and floods left at least 193 dead and tens of thousands without safe drinking water. The government sought help to purify wells contaminated by the floods, the worst in 14 years after record rainfall in the island’s southwest.

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Weather alert: Now, get SMS from DMD
Tue, 30 May 2017 22:47:00 +0200   timesofindia (en)

PATNA: The state disaster management department on Tuesday launched an SMS-based system for sending weather-related alerts issued by India Meteorological Department (IMD) to people in order to ensure preventive measures. Senior DMD officials said around 3.

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Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods foul water supply
Tue, 30 May 2017 20:12:00 +0200   news-yahoo (en)

Sri Lanka appealed Tuesday for volunteers to help with a massive clean-up after landslides and floods left at least 193 dead and tens of thousands without safe drinking water. The government sought help to purify wells contaminated by the floods, the worst in 14 years after record rainfall in the island's southwest.

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Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods foul water supply
Tue, 30 May 2017 20:02:00 +0200   kuwaittimes (en)

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka appealed yesterday for volunteers to help with a massive clean-up after landslides and floods left at least 193 dead and tens of thousands without safe drinking water. The government sought help to purify wells contaminated by the floods, the worst in 14 years after record rainfall in the island’s southwest.

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World: Integrated Flood Management Tools Series - Community-based Flood Management (Issue 4, May 2017)
Tue, 30 May 2017 18:09:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Community participation has been – at least in principle – for more than 30 years at the core of any development policy and emergency intervention involving people, based on the assumption that a “top-down” approach is not adequate for its implementation.

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Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods foul water supply
Tue, 30 May 2017 17:19:00 +0200   gulfnews (en)

Colombo: Sri Lanka appealed Tuesday for volunteers to help with a massive clean-up after landslides and floods left at least 193 dead and tens of thousands without safe drinking water. The government sought help to purify wells contaminated by the floods, the worst in 14 years after record rainfall in the island’s southwest.

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Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods foul water supply
Tue, 30 May 2017 13:38:00 +0200   digitaljournal (en)

The government sought help to purify wells contaminated by the floods, the worst in 14 years after record rainfall in the island's southwest. The Disaster Management Centre said nearly 600,000 people had been forced from their homes. Just over 1,300 houses were completely destroyed in landslides,....

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Sri Lanka Appeals for Help as Floods Foul Water Supply
Tue, 30 May 2017 13:26:00 +0200   naharnet-en (en)

Sri Lanka appealed Tuesday for volunteers to help with a massive clean-up after landslides and floods left at least 193 dead and tens of thousands without safe drinking water. The government sought help to purify wells contaminated by the floods, the worst in 14 years after record rainfall in the island's southwest.

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Cyclone churns toward Bangladesh as Sri Lanka flood toll rises to 177
Mon, 29 May 2017 23:18:00 +0200   saudigazette (en)

DHAKA/AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka — An intensifying cyclone churned north towards Bangladesh on Monday after heavy rain in Sri Lanka and thunderstorms in eastern India killed more than 200 people, with more torrential downpours forecast. Impoverished Bangladesh, hit by cyclones every year, warned that....

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