Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issues

Monday 09 October 2017

Different types of disasters faced by Indian states are covered, including geophysical and hydrometeorological hazards.

This book provides an analytical discussion of the status of disaster risk reduction and governance in an Indian context, drawing examples and lessons from the output of the national and regional level programs and projects and from other relevant experiences in the country. Different types of disasters faced by Indian states are covered, including geophysical and hydrometeorological hazards. The book incorporates and draws upon some of the key lessons  from the pre-disaster phase through the disaster phase and finally to the post-disaster phase, thus establishing an effective framework in the form of key lessons learned.

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