Disaster management in India

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Disaster management in India:

Disaster management in India By M.Vivek Sagar

Why?:

Why ? Climate change is likely to be perceived through experience of extreme weather events Therefore, response to climate change will perhaps happen through adaptation to climate hazards Important to characterize the institutional mechanisms and structures in place for responding to natural (and climate-related) disasters

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Mortality due to natural hazards 1990 - 2000

Average annual impacts from natural hazards:

Average annual impacts from natural hazards Mortality: 3600 Crop area: 1.42 million hectares Property (houses): 2.36 million dwellings

Exposure to natural hazards:

Exposure to natural hazards 40 million hectares flood prone (5% of area) 54% area exposed to seismic activity East coast of India and Gujarat (West coast) exposed to cyclone risk A preliminary assessment of exposure to major hazard categories has been done in 1996-1998 (as a part of IDNDR) by the Building Materials Technology Promotion Council of the Ministry of Urban Development. Check: http://www.bmtpc.org/disaster.htm Trying to put this information in a GIS format

Disaster management:

Disaster management Climate hazards within overall context of disaster management Statutory responsibility of state governments Central government provides logistic and financial support Elaborate response mechanism at national level State level responses vary National coordinating body: National Disaster Management Cell (NDMC), Department of Agriculture and Co-operation, Ministry of Agriculture ( http://www.ndmindia.nic.in/ )

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA : NOBAL MINISTER/ DEPARTMENT FOR DIASATER MANAGEMENT:

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA : NOBAL MINISTER/ DEPARTMENT FOR DIASATER MANAGEMENT DISASTERS NODAL MINISTRIES Natural Disasters Agriculture Air Accidents Civil Aviation Civil Strife Home Affairs Railway Accidents Railways Chemical Disasters Environment Biological Disasters Health & family Welfare Nuclear Accident Atomic Energy

National response mechanism:

National response mechanism

Natural Disaster Response- Government of India:

Natural Disaster Response- Government of India National Crisis Management Committee(NCMC) under Cabinet Secretary Crisis Management Group(CMG) under Central Relief Commissioner Group of Ministers, Group of Secretaries and High Level Committees-Need base

DISASTER MANAGEMENT POLICY- SALIENT FEATURES:

DISASTER MANAGEMENT POLICY- SALIENT FEATURES * Recognition of linkages between natural disasters and development * Connecting of specific programmes like DPAP, DDP, NWDPRA and Wasteland Development Programme for managing natural disasters * Emphasis on forecasting and warning using advanced technology

CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT - SALIENT FEATURES:

CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT - SALIENT FEATURES * Human resource Development * Setting up of National Centre for Disaster Management (NCDM) * Setting up of Disaster Management Faculties in States * Programmes for Community Participation and Public Awareness * Observing National Disaster Reduction Day * Activities to achieve the goals and objectives of IDNDR/ISDR

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