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Disaster Management - Importance of Emergency Planning for Safety

If something can go wrong, some day it will – and this is exactly why a lot of emphasis is placed on emergency planning. Emergencies always come unannounced and it’s our preparedness for such situations that ensures our safety. 489 more words

Disaster Management In The Philippines

Chapter 3.2 Institutional Framework

Institutional Framework of 


The institutional and policy mechanisms for carrying out response, relief and rehabilitation have been well-established since Independence.  These mechanisms have proved to be robust and effective insofar as response, relief and rehabilitation are concerned. 1,059 more words

Disaster Management

Chapter 3.1 National Policy on Disaster Management

The broad features of the draft national policy on disaster management are enunciated below:-

i) A holistic and pro-active approach for prevention, mitigation and preparedness will be adopted for disaster management. 400 more words

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Cauvery water agitation turns ugly

Agitators took to attacking vehicles with Tamilnadu registration, and damaging shops. The Supreme Court modified the order on the quantity of water to be released by Karnataka and said it would need to release less water. 220 more words


`I did not have a government for 36 hours'

Authors: Soma Basu, Jyotsna Singh

When the rains began in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) on the morning of September 3, it was just another day for Vijay Gadhia. 4,671 more words


Devastated still

She quietly sits in front of her damaged house on Dharchula-Tawaghat road for hours along with her dog. Still in a state of shock, she lives in a refugee camp set up by non-profits (Photo: Soma Basu) 1,594 more words



Narendra Modi and Barrack Obama met for the 8th time in two years. This meeting was on the sidelines of the ASEAN meet. Obama’s visit to Laos itself is of great significance. 277 more words