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Climate study gets disturbing facts

An interesting study claimed to have found that climate change leads to natural disasters affect the livelihood options of people in the state. According to the study carried out by the Centre for Environment, Social and Policy Research in collaboration with the Indian Network on Ethics and Climate Change, the impact of the climate change is most pronounced among marginalised women, but it has also pushed people from prosperous families into taking up work of domestic assistance and daily wage labour. The study was conducted in the six flood-affected districts of Sonitpur, Baksa and Dibrugarh, Lakhimpur, Jorhat and Morigaon.

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