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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

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 2008 10,000,000
Drought 2010 6,482,602
Drought 1999 6,000,000
Drought 2002 5,000,000
Flood 1996 5,000,000
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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