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Ngamindra Dahal and Bhagirath Yogi

Senior Research Fellow at Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies, Dahal is currently serving as the Chairperson of Nepal Water Conservation Foundation. Yogi is a Nepali journalist based in London and writes on development issues

Bearing the brunt

Published On: September 5, 2019 01:25 AM NPT By: Ngamindra Dahal and Bhagirath Yogi

Nearly 70 people died due to a monsoon landslide in Myanmar’s Mon State. According to officials, the landslide took place when the mountain side of Ma-lat mountain collapsed due to heavy rainfall in Paung township in early hours of August 9. The remains of the collapse buried residents, houses and vehicles, reports said.

Climate of death

Published On: July 15, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Ngamindra Dahal and Bhagirath Yogi

Nepali migrant workers who work in the open field of hot desert like climate in the Gulf are among the most affected by climate change. Climate change acts like a double-edged sword for them