International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 12, Part A (2020)
Climate change and flood situation in Sangli, Kolhapur districts: A study
Climate is sometimes mistaken for weather. But climate is different from weather because it is measured over a long period of time, whereas weather can change from day to day, or from year to year. The climate of an area includes seasonal temperature and rainfall averages, and wind patterns. Climate change refers to significant changes in global temperature, precipitation, wind patterns and other measures of climate that occur over several decades. Now it’s not far away from us and its direct effect on society and environment are seen dangerously. A flood occurs when a river or stream overflows its banks. Social work intervention become essential when natural calamity like flood occurs and it make hazardous to society. Manavlok organization has done lot of social work in this situation and helped people to survive in very critical situation. Flood situation was very dangerous. It has alarmed about the drastic changes in environment. Along with the helping programs, Manavlok also conducted a national conference. The attempt is made to understand the concept of climate change, flood situation and social work intervention followed by need based programs in emergency.
How to cite this article:
Kisan Anna Shingare. Climate change and flood situation in Sangli, Kolhapur districts: A study. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(12):08-11.