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Monthly Archives: June 2013


As most people are well aware, the immediate impacts of flooding include loss of human life, damage to property, destruction of crops, loss of livestock, and deterioration of health conditions owing to waterborne diseases. As communication links and infrastructure such as power plants, roads and bridges are damaged and disrupted, some economic activities may come to a standstill, people are forced to leave their homes and normal life is disrupted.

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Worldwide, at least 133 earthquakes occurred in 2011, during which people died, were injured or lost their homes or which caused immense damage to property. January 2012, the year 2011 had the highest global economic losses due to earthquakes on record

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Landslides, in India, take a heavy toll on life and property every year. Indeed, they are one of the most significant contributors to aggregate national losses caused by natural disasters1, both of property and lives (human as well as live stocks) The monetary costs associated with landslides result from damages to structures, loss of land as well as of the loss of income accruing from the land, and disruption to communication routes. These also

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