Press Release: Almost 75 Crore people in South Asia affected by climate hazards in last decade
New report underlines vulnerability of agriculture to climate hazards
Patna, (June 7, 2017) – Almost 750 million (75 Crore) people in South Asia were affected by a combination of climate hazards in the decade after 2000, according to a new research report by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). The report further identifies agriculture as the most vulnerable sector.
Press Release: Satellite based flood insurance product set to be launched in Bihar
Experts meet in Delhi to discuss a new initiative to “future-proof” livelihoods of one million smallholder farmers in South Asia
(Delhi, December 9): An innovative Index Based Flood Insurance (IBFI) product was launched today in Delhi at a regional workshop organized by the International Water Management Institute. This insurance product would drastically reduce the time taken for farmers to receive money for claims, from months to weeks.
IndiaClimateDialogue: Climate impacts hit 750 million South Asians over 10 years
A new study looks at five major impacts of climate change, the sectors and the people most vulnerable
Almost 750 million people in South Asia were affected by floods, droughts, extreme rainfall, heat waves and sea-level rise — all impacts of climate change or worsened by it — in the first decade of this millennium, according to new research by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI).