Satellite data offers new hope for flood-stricken farmers in India

Climate change magnifies the risk of disasters and increases their costs. As the climate system has warmed, the number of weather-related hazards globally has tripled, and the number of people living in flood-prone areas and cyclone-exposed coastlines has doubled – and this trend is expected to increase. Dr Giriraj Amarnath and Dr Alok Sikka of International Water Management Institute (IWMI), discuss.
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2018-03-01

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  • Amarnath, Giriraj
  • Sikka, Alok K.

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Amarnath G, Sikka A. 2018. Satellite data offers new hope for flood-stricken farmers in India. Asia Insurance Review: 80-82.