Early Warning Systems for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Early Warning Systems for Disaster Risk Reduction

  1. 1. Early warning System for Disaster Risk reduction Present status and Future challenges. DHAN FOUNDATION, MADURAI 28th September 2007
  2. 2. Indian Experiences Orissa – 1999 Floods in August, 1999 Severe Cyclone in Mid October, 1999 Super Cyclone in End October, 1999
  3. 3. Indian Experiences Orissa – 1999 Approx 10000 lives lost Basic and Critical Infrastructure Collapsed Disaster Management Plans Foiled
  4. 4. Indian Experiences Orissa – 1999 Was there an Early Warning ?
  5. 5. Indian Experiences Mumbai – 2005 Life Loss was approx 1000 Loss of Livelihood enormous Basic and Critical Infrastructure collapsed

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