SC directs Centre to formulate a national plan for disaster management
As per Section 11 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, a national plan is to be drawn up by the National Executive Committee
COVID-19: Lessons from past epidemics, natural disasters
India has a robust legal framework for disaster management, yet there are gaps in response and preparedness to fight COVID-19 outbreak
How effective is India's disaster management authority?
Central agency has failed to carry out most of its functions in past 7 years
NDMA drill had exposed gaps in state’s disaster management plan
Uttarakhand government took no step to address shortcomings in three years