The Nature of the Environment is getting Horrible; Misfortune is approaching due to Climate Change
By Zeba Tarunnum
The power of nature is infinite. However, human civilization also challenged that. Human life is disoriented due to natural calamities. To find a way to survive, every year on the eighth of June, World Environment Day is celebrated Various conferences, meetings, and discussion meetings are organized. To calm the nature continuous research is conducted. Nevertheless, nothing changes.
One of the biggest proofs that nothing changes is, in 2020, about 3.9 million people became homeless due to natural calamities in India alone. India is the fourth most affected country in the world, in bad response of nature.
The first three affected countries are China, the Philippines, and Bangladesh – according to a survey report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). According to the report, climate disaster caused 76% of the world’s internal displacements in 2020.
In India, melting glaciers in Jammu and Kashmir, catastrophic floods, landslides in Tamil Nadu, glacier flooding in Uttarakhand, successive severe cyclones are the actual result of climate change.
Due to natural disasters, on average, more than 3.7 million people were displaced from 2008 to 2020. In India, climate change has increased the possibility of disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis, cyclones, floods, droughts. According to that organization’s study, due to such natural disasters, an average of 2.3 million people become homeless every year in India.
A total of 127 cyclones directly hit India from 1971 to 2020. Out of which 33 hit during 2011 to 2020. In 2020 alone, the number of cyclones is five.
People still remember the painful memories of Cyclone Amphan. About 90 peoples died due to the severe effect of Cyclone Amphan has made landfall in May 2020 in the Southern coastal part of India and Bangladesh. More than 4,000 cattle and domestic animals died at that time. Amphan has ruined the life of South Bengal peoples. Twelve people died due to the Cyclone Cyclone Nivar held on November 2020 in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh of India.
Eleven thousand animals have been damaged. Nine people died due to the effect of Cyclone Burevi held in 2014. More than 200 animal resources have been damaged. The cyclone hits distant Somalia after the Indian Ocean.
According to the study, at least 1,374 people died due to 21 major natural disasters in 2020. Of these, more than 51% died due to heavy rains, floods, and local storms. 33% died due to lightning strikes.
The highest number of death was in Bihar, which is 300. Due to the cyclone, 189 people in Uttar Pradesh and 144 in Jharkhand died. Assam flood took 129 lives. Besides, 73 peoples in Maharashtra and 21 peoples in Madhya Pradesh and Kerala died due to natural calamities.
The Cyclone Amphan caused severe damage to the West Bengal of India. Sundarbans were never human settlements. Due to the indiscriminate destruction in the world’s largest mangrove forest, the marginalized peoples of the besides Sundarbans are paying a large for it every moment.
Dense forest weather has prevented many tidal surges and cyclones. Now it needs a lot of care. Otherwise, Kolkata along with Sundarbans will be in trouble. The immersion of Ghoramara Island Island of West Bengal already has begun!