Tag: floods in india

Rains and Pests Eat Away Into Maharastra Farmers Earnings

/ December 10, 2020

Farmers in India are one of the most disadvantaged lot with very less earnings and many challenges to deal with.

1994 flood victims still waiting for compensation

/ December 23, 2015

The 1994 floods caused hundreds of deaths across five states in India and left an estimated two million homeless. Survivors from Mangli village in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra are still waiting for the compensation sanctioned by the government. In 1994, more than 80% of Mangli village in Chandrapur district was...

Uttar Pradesh Government Forgets Flood Survivors

/ March 17, 2014

‘Stories from those who live it’ is tag line that we often use to describe the work of our Community Correspondents. Today’s story is one of those unfortunate tales– nature’s wrath combined with the government’s haphazard plans and those caught in the middle are people, just like you and me,...