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Over 50% of India's population lives in disaster-prone areas

15 May 2017, Indian Express

Recalling that India is one of the most disaster-prone nations, Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugrated a meeting of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. The Platform will finalise a national strategy to deal with all kinds of disasters in coordination with state governments and other stakeholders.




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