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Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
This case study is part of the ODI HPG research programme on the role of the affected state in humanitarian action and aims to describe the essential elements of approach to disaster management as seen in its response to the 2001 Gujarat earthquake and the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. It also analyses policy trends in Disaster Management Act.
Paragraphs 2.15 and 3.18 specifically address disaster risk reduction in the context of 2001 Gujarat earthquake and the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.