Role Of Student In Disaster Management Essay
There is a direct correlation between higher human development and higher preparedness.
The countries which have lesser human development are more vulnerable to risks of disasters and damage.
In this situation the health care and hospitals are also put under severe stress.
India has faced a number of disasters, ranging from flood, earthquakes, cyclones, tsunami, drought, landslides.
A few recent disasters faced by India include Uttar Kasha earthquake in UP in 1991, Later earthquake in Maharashtra in 1993, Chama earthquake in Gujarat, super cyclone in Orissa in 1999, Buhl earthquake in Gujarat in 2001, Tsunami in 2004 and Mumbai-Gujarat flood in 2005.
The highest numbers of people die from disasters in Asia.
India, China and Bangladesh are the worst affected countries by flood.