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

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Insensitive India

What is the treatment meted out to disasters by the government? How does the media treat the theme of recurring disasters? What is the status of information on disasters? What importance does academia give to the study and research on disasters? Only an intensive scrutiny of the answers to these questions can provide a comprehensive view of the concern for disasters in India, to do less would be a callous and careless approach to the victims of such disasters. The answers to these questions presented in this paper provide a distressing picture of the insensitivity of Indian society to disaster prevention and management.

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