Issue: January 2017
 
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The Indian subcontinent is among the world’s most disaster-prone areas. As per the current seismic zone map of the country, over 59 per cent of India’s ...
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The lead article by Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs discusses the Sendai Framework on disaster risk reduction and the initiatives taken by the government of India to implement the Framework ....

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  Managining Risks of Disasters for Sustainable Development by P.G. Dhar Chakrabarti
  The second lead article by P.G. Dhar Chakrabarti explains the link between disasters and development
  Managing Disaster Risk by Santosh Kumar
  The focus article of the issue is by Santosh Kumar, Executive Director, National Institute of Disaster Management.
  Training and Capacity Building by R.K. Jain and V. Thirupphugazh
  This article by Member NDMA and Senior Advisor, UNDP-National Reconstruction Authority, Nepal
  Role and Importance of Immediate Trauma Care by Amit Gupta and Mahesh C. Misra
  The focThe special article by Drs Amit Gupta and Mahesh C. Misra discusses the critical nature of immediate
Economic Development and the Costs of Climate Change by Purnamita Dasgupta

The article highlights the fact that climate change problems put a economic burden on the development of the country in terms of disaster management, agricultural crises like drought and famine, migration of populations, etc. The authors states that when planning for mitigation and adaptation, resource constrained economies like India have to calculate the opportunity costs of multiple developmental goals and sustainable development.

 
 
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