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  • 1. Coastal Risks – South East India
    Narendra Rapeti
  • 2. Contents
    Introduction
    Geographical profile
    Presence of named risks and their intensities
    Presence of disaster management polices
    Inferences drawn
    Role of suitable insurance
    Road ahead…
  • 3. Introduction
    Major coastal risks – South East(SE) India : Cyclone, Flood, Storm, Tsunami, Earthquake, Drought.
    Cyclone : is an area of closed, circular fluid motion rotating in the same direction as the Earth
    Flood : is an overflow or accumulation of an expanse of water that submerges land
    Storm : is any disturbed state of an astronomical body's atmosphere, especially affecting its surface, and strongly implying severe weather. It may be marked by strong wind, thunder and lightning (a thunderstorm), heavy precipitation, such as ice (ice storm), or wind transporting some substance through the atmosphere (as in a dust storm, snowstorm, hailstorm, etc).
  • 4. Cont..
    Tsunami : is a series of water waves (called a tsunami wave train) that is caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water, such as an ocean
    Earthquake : (also known as a tremor or temblor) is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves
    Drought : is an extended period of months or years when a region notes a deficiency in its water supply. Generally, this occurs when a region receives consistently below average precipitation.
  • 5. Geographical profile
  • 6. Cont..
  • 7. Cont..
  • 8. Major risks and their intensities
  • 9. Major risks – frequencies - SE India
  • 10. Historical Cyclone Damage – SE India
  • 11. Andhra Pradesh
  • 12. Tamil Nadu
  • 13. West Bengal
  • 14. Orissa
  • 15. As of Friday, 29th May 2009, more than 100 people are reported dead and an estimated 3 million displaced from their homes by Cyclone Aila in southern West Bengal.
    In the Sundarban area, thousands of homes have been broken and people have taken shelter in nearby schools and Panchayat offices. There is an acute shortage of food, drinking water and clothes. As the water is receding in some villages gastroenteritis is beginning to rear its ugly head Support NGO partners of Asha in Aila affected regions.
    Mukti-BTS targeted to support 25000 -30000 people (in worst affected areas) with Rs 200 or $4 each to enable them to survive for 2-3 weeks. This phase-I relief includes food, clothes, medical helps and other basic necessities.
    http://www.ashanet.org/projects/project-view.php?p=1026
    West Bengal - a case study