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India's 'smart cities' would be stupid without disaster strategy

3 Mar 2015, TRF

The 'smart cities' effort aims to create urban spaces where green, high-tech initiatives bring more efficient management of resources, including water and energy, and better services to citizens. ‘When we start talking about the management of cities, disaster risk reduction is one of the key aspects we speak about,’ said Jagan Shah, director of the National Institute of Urban Affairs…


National Platform
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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1987 300,000,000
Drought 2002 300,000,000
Flood 1993 128,000,000
Drought 1982 100,000,000
Drought 2000 50,000,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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