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Fixing the cracks in the Himalayas to avert another Kashmir-like tragedy

16 Sep 2014, Economic Times, the

'The Himalayas are threatened like never before. Most pertinently, the immensity of the impact on life and property is entirely attributable to poor planning, bad governance and environmentally-destructive activities promoted and justified in the name of 'development',' writes Amitabha Pande in the Economic Times...


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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
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