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  1. INDIA: Japan Quake Focuses Anti-Nuclear Message

    Monday, March 14, 2011

    Anti-nuclear campaigners in India see the earthquake that hit Japan last week, which threatens the meltdown of the Fukushima atomic power facility there, as a wakeup call for this country’s ambitious nuclear power programme.

  2. JAPAN: Fear a Fallout of Blast at Nuclear Station

    Saturday, March 12, 2011

    Heightened tension on Saturday after a blast at a nuclear facility in Fukushima, 150 kilometres north of Tokyo, eased off after the government reported that the danger had been overstated.

  3. Tough Task Ahead for Japan

    Saturday, March 12, 2011

    Japan’s reputation as a world leader in disaster management is facing a crucial test as the country scrambles to deal with the massive destruction caused by a strong earthquake on Friday that has left mounting deaths in the densely populated northeast.

  4. ASIA: ‘Post-Disaster Psychosocial Support a Must for Children’

    Wednesday, January 27, 2010

    When disaster strikes, acute stress disorders, especially among children, may follow. Yet the need for early psychosocial interventions is often overlooked, if not ignored.

  5. SRI LANKA: Five Years after Tsunami, Many Still without Shelter

    Wednesday, December 23, 2009

    'We have been here for almost five years. So many promises have been made, but very few have been kept,' complains Mohideen Nafia, 22, one of the survivors of the 2004 Asian tsunami still living in a temporary facility in the coastal town of Kalmunai, located 300 kilometres east of the capital, Colombo.

  6. INDIA: Rural Communities Turn to Traditional Climate Mitigation

    Wednesday, August 05, 2009

    In Tamilnadu, southern India, and Uttar Pradesh, northern India, villagers have revived ancient systems of storing surface and groundwater that are putting them in a good position to contend with today’s changing climate.

  7. CLIMATE CHANGE: India’s Monsoon Predictions More Uncertain

    Saturday, June 27, 2009

    Predicting the monsoons - a risky proposition despite the deployment of satellites and supercomputers - appears to have become iffier thanks to climate change.

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