ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Lessons from Chennai Floods 2015

Preparedness in Disaster Situations

Serious epidemics after the December 2015 floods in Chennai were averted by prompt preventive action initiated by the government which was supported by NGOs and citizen groups. This article highlights areas for improvement and initiates a dialogue around the theme of disaster preparedness and better coordinated relief efforts.



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