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US-India - Professional Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program
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Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030
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UNDP - Cambodia ranked among the top ten countries most vulnerable to climate change
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Climate change - Scientists find that days are getting longer
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Tamil Nadu, India Faced Heavy Floods, People Displaced - November, 2015

"Reports indicate that 400,000 people have been displaced by the floods in Tamil Nadu that began earlier this month. Over 70,000 have been rescued and 122 people have died. Estimates suggest that the floods have caused over $1 billion of damage". Read full report here:

http://floodlist.com/asia/photos-tamil-nadu-floods-india

http://floodlist.com/asia/tamil-nadu-floods-death-toll-military-rescue

 

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NASA Land Cover/Land Use Change (LC/LUC) Solicitation has South Asia Focus

The NASA LCLUC program is aimed at using satellite observations to improve our understanding of land-cover and land-use change as an important component of global and climate change. 

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90 percent of disasters are weather-related – US, China, India, Phillippines and Indonesia record the most - UNISDR Reports

Download full report here:

http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/COP21_WeatherDisastersReport_2015_FINAL.pdf

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2015 NASA LCLUC Fall Webinar Series: Urban Transition

The NASA Land Cover and Land Use Change (LCLUC) Program invites you to participate in the 2015 Live Fall Webinar Series. The 2015 LCLUC Webinar Series features LCLUC projects focusing on detection and monitoring of land-cover and land-use changes.

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International Workshop on Air Quality in Asia, Bogor, Indonesia

The GOFC-GOLD Southeast Asia Regional Informational Network International Workshop took place August 4th-7th, 2015, in Bogor, Indonesia. The meeting focused on Impacts of Land Cover/Land Use Changes (LCLUC) on Greenhouse Gases/SLCP and Aerosols in the Asian region, and was sponsored by START International, Inc.

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Indonesia Fires –An Ecological Disaster

Indonesia forest/peatlands have been burning since August of this year causing immense pollution in Southeast Asia. 

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