Above 80% of Indians live in districts vulnerable to climate risks: Report

Dhemaji and Nagaon in Assam, Khammam in Telangana, Chennai in Tamil Nadu, Gajapati in Odisha, Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh and Sangli in Maharashtra among India's most climate vulnerable districts

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More than 80 per cent Indians live in districts vulnerable to climate risks, while Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Bihar are states which are most vulnerable to extreme climate events such as floods, droughts and cyclones in India, said the Climate Vulnerability Index released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) on Monday.

The report has cited Dhemaji and Nagaon in Assam, Chennai in Tamil Nadu, Khammam in Telangana, Gajapati in Odisha,

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First Published: Oct 26 2021 | 11:39 AM IST

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