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Challenges of disaster management in India: implications for the economic, political, and security environments


This essay examines the disaster management challenges in India and assesses the implications of those challenges for that country’s economic, political, and security environments. One of the main findings includes: new initiatives, such as mainstreaming disaster risk reduction in development, building capacity through education and greater awareness at all levels, and utilizing advanced technologies, have enhanced India’s preparedness for each phase of disaster management.

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  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Education & School Safety, Media
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/23413

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