Supercyclone Amphan has left large parts of India and Bangladesh in ruins. Over the course of five days, millions of people were cut off from electricity, water supply, and communication lines. Surveys assess damages costing up to $13.5 billion and counting.
The world has been so focused on COVID response efforts that there are annual dangers that are being overlooked, underreported, and deprioritized.
The COVID pandemic has gripped the world. What started as the novel coronavirus back in December has spread out to bring industries to a standstill, crippling world economies. Millions have been infected and hundreds of thousands have perished. Even now, the COVID pandemic is already widely accepted as a defining moment of this generation.
We check out another piece of good news. Amidst worldwide disarray brought on by COVID-19, there’s still time to be had for positivity. We hear about good news from the United Kingdom and the more than a billion pounds they plan to spend for a weather supercomputer. Let’s hear some good news for a change!
Climate change continues to develop and change. While it has not come to the point where we are getting storms in the dry season, evidently, we are feeling more intense effects from what used to be mild weather.
Time and again, preparedness has been regarded as one of the most important values a person can have. Being prepared and being ready has been the central principle of countless organizations, from scouting groups, public services, to heads of states. It is plain and simple a good value to hold.