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Rapid assessment: Thane Cyclone affected villages in Cuddalore


This is a report about the affected communities hit by Cyclone Thane on 29th and 30th of December 2011. The Women’s Federations and Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP) went to Tamil Nadu coast to see the impact of the cyclone, discuss with affected communities and identify priorities for immediate action. The recommended actions include: (i) involve women led disaster task force as volunteers to oversee relief and rehabilitation; (ii) form/strengthen disaster task force in all coastal villages to reduce the risk; and (iii) hand over early warning system to community CBOs to manage properly.

Keywords

  • Themes:Capacity Development, Community-based DRR, Early Warning, Gender, Recovery, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Cyclone
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/24657

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