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Nepal Earthquake: Is India prepared?

1 May 2015, India Today

Experts are rueful of the fact that India is totally unprepared, reports India Today. 'We are building more high-rises on steep inclines even in the Himalayas,' says M.L. Sharma, Seismologist and Head of Department, Earthquake Engineering, IIT-Roorkee. Gahalaut says, 'Indians believe that earthquakes happen to other people'...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)
  • Website:http://mha.nic.in/
  • Contact:Joint Secretary
  • Phone:+91 112 343 8087 91-9999985440


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)
  • Website:http://mha.nic.in/
  • Contact:Joint Secretary
  • Phone:+91 112 343 8087 91-9999985440
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