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

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Floods in Orissa: No Lessons Learnt

Orissa is prone to natural disasters, especially floods. Yet, the authorities have not been able to draw up an effective disaster management plan and politicians continue to play politics with relief works. What is needed in dealing with these disasters and the relief and rehabilitation work that follows is the participation of the local community and functionaries of panchayati raj institutions, and coordination with national and international bodies.

 

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