Super Cyclone 1999

 
Last Updated: Thursday 17 September 2015

Select articles, studies and documents that throw light on super cyclone of 1999 and what makes Odisha so disaster-prone

 

 
         
  Floods, cyclones, heat waves and droughts have made Orissa the disaster capital of India. Is it just natural or is the state paying a price for climate change and environmental degradation?   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  Kolkata-based architect Laurent Fournier tells how ceilings can float and why bamboo-reed-mud makes more sense than brick-concrete-steel   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  In October 1999, two cyclones devastated coastal Orissa, leaving nearly 30,000 dead in 14 districts. Immediately after, the Orissa State Disaster Mitigation Authority (osdma) was formed   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  They are there—each residential area has its mentally disturbed people; each family has anecdotes of crazy relatives. Nobody wants to acknowledge them   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  Report focuses on Orissa cyclone's mind-jolting fallout   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  The loss of life in the super cyclone that hit the Orissa coast last year was not an 'act of God'.   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  A super cyclone has left Orissa shattered and blown away India's claims of managing itself during a natural disaster   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  The Union ministry of environment and forests has formulated a Rs 241-crore project for ecological rehabilitation of the cyclone-ravaged   Down To Earth  
         
 

 

Select papers and studies on 1999 Super Cylone in Odisha
 

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