Climate, Environment, Natural disaster

The global appetite for sand and fuelling crisis

Work conditions for sand miners vary starkly. In Cambodia and southwest China, highly mechanized sand mines offer little local employment. In Nepal, labour-intensive sand mines may employ hundreds of people. And, in Myanmar, households living along rivers may be involved in informal river sand collection. A sand mine in Nepal. Growing urbanization and its need… Continue reading The global appetite for sand and fuelling crisis

Environment, Housing, Natural disaster

The purpose of making home

Its been snowing for four-five days that makes life harder in the UK. The almighty nature is powerful, no one can change its rule and direction using a power of gun or resolutions however loss can be mitigated by making system disaster resilient. Man can feel safe when entering the house from the snowy days.… Continue reading The purpose of making home

food security, Natural disaster, Nepal

Floods, landslides kill many in Nepal

At least 100 people have been killed in Nepal and 45 more in neighbouring India in flash flooding and landslides. The dozens of others have been missing.  Rescue works are under way but the water levels have not declined yet, it has already crossed the danger level. Due to the heavy rainfall (on Friday 11… Continue reading Floods, landslides kill many in Nepal