Tag: Disaster Management

The Slow But Sure Path to Mitigating India’s Floods

While relief measures dominate India’s flooding disasters, mitigating their effects before they occur usually takes a back seat. Why is this the case?

The Obstacles on the Path to Accurate Monsoon Forecasting

As technical as the science may be, its accuracy—or the lack thereof—directly impacts Indians, many of whom take important livelihood decisions based on this data.

Adaptation Innovation in the Face of Natural Disasters: An “Insurance Plus”...

As soon the Indian Meteorological Department issued warnings of Cyclone Nivar approaching off the Southwest Bay of Bengal, state governments kicked into damage control...

Building Climate Change Resilient Infrastructure For An Uncertain Tomorrow

₹6,048 crores—this is the cost of the total damage caused by cyclone Nisarga when it hit Maharashtra this June. This huge loss isn’t a...

Education in Times of COVID: Re-centering Our Public Schools

Suspending all educational activities that involve large gatherings at least until May 3rd has brought about significant changes to schools’ academic cycles, board examination...

Can America Plan Better for Cyclones in the Future?

Written by Stuti Pachisia On August 17th, the National Hurricane Center in Miami issued a warning against a small but developing tropical cyclone. Within a...