Meet the women free divers of Bharathinagar who spend 7-10 hours everyday diving for seaweed. But climate change and overexploitation of marine resources are eroding their livelihoods
Ever wondered what’s the best standard operating procedure when a tsunami alert sounds? Watch school children in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, show us the SOP. These children were among the 1700 trained by the Andhra Pradesh government and UNDP to be better prepared for a tsunami, with the generous support of the Government of Japan.
Simple Dos & Don’ts to keep you families and loved ones safe if disaster strikes
Cities are hubs of innovation and creativity. How can we make them better?
Read UNDP India head Shoko Noda's op-ed in The Wire on her encounter with a snow leopard named Yuuki - and how to save cats like him.
AIM NITI Aayog, UNDP India Jointly Launch Youth Co:Lab to accelerate youth-led social entrepreneurship and innovation in India
Read powerful stories of how ordinary people across India are coping with diverse climate-related challenges – from escalating human-wildlife conflict, to changing crop cultivation needs, to community-led initiatives to cope with disaster, and to the effects of extreme weather events on daily life and livelihoods.

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>50%

Under-25 Population

1.67 MT

CO2 Emission Per Capita

120 (of 131)

Female Labour Force Participation

0.624

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