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India to join hands with US varsity for disaster management

Source(s):  Times of India, the

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) wishes to collaborate with Earth Institute of Columbia University for the development of a disaster management framework reports the Times of India. One of the goals is to set up a knowledge centre, for increasing lead-time for flood warning. It also aims to realise a comprehensive study of erosion of the Brahmaputra and a seismic risk management, as well as integrating disaster risk with livelihoods for sustainable development and hazard risk vulnerability assessment.



 
 
  • Publication date 18 Nov 2011

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