ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Post-Quake Recovery in Urban Kachchh

Socio-economic changes in Kachchh after the 2002 Gujarat earthquake have had a negative impact on the survivors. This has been sharpened by class and caste distinctions in the distribution of compensation which have significantly affected the healing process. This economic divide has also caused the collapse of the social support network, which has further aggravated the sense of estrangement and vulnerability.

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