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Disaster and Emergency Management

Disaster and Emergency Management

droughts, floods, cyclones, hailstorms, landslides and earthquakes.

80% of State's geographical area is susceptible to drought, 22% of State's geographical area is prone to moderate earthquake, 24% of State's geographical area is prone to cyclones and heavy winds, and more than 30% of land slopes are prone to land slides.

Community participation and community ownership in disaster risk reduction is one of the key factors in reducing vulnarabilities of people and minimizing the loss.

Government needs to communicate to avert major losses during these disaster.

The communication has to be prior to disaster, during the event and post disaster.