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

The response that greets every successive disaster is typical. As seen in its reaction to the floods of July 26 in Mumbai, the government sets up more 'bodies' and 'authorities' to deal with the crisis. But such structures, such as the disaster management authority for the city, are already in place. What is absent is efficient management, administrative will and the lack of officers with adequate experience.

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