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Urgency to strengthen science-informed decision making in disaster risk management in India


This policy brief analyses some of the existing institutional constraints, as well opportunities, for systematic and robust coordination among scientists/researchers, policy makers and practitioners in the field of disaster risk management in India. Building on the recent experience of the Himalayan Tsunami, it suggests a set of action points and a framework that would further strengthen science-informed decision making to deal with the uncertainties and complexities in a changing disaster risk context in India.

Keywords

  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Governance
  • Hazards:Tsunami
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/33747

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