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14 Aug 2017 description

Transformation: Initiatives Towards Resilience

Can cutting edge innovations that integrate disaster risk reduction with climate change adaptation transform our views on risk from the standpoint of individuals, institutions and investments that shape resilience?

This issue of Southasiadisasters.net offers an unusual range of such examples from India, prevalent not only in this country but all across South Asia. AIDMI's two decades of work in South Asia has shown that "Uncertainty" is an opportunity for transformation.

21 Apr 2016 description

This issue of Southasiadisasters.net is titled ‘Youth Leadership in Long Term Recovery’. Disaster recovery is an important phase of the disaster management cycle as it helps in the evolution of resilient communities. However, the voices of the youth are often left out of the recovery process. In January 2016, the All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI) invited 8 students from Oxford Brookes University to visit 2 districts of Gujarat to study the long-term impacts of recovery from the 2001 earthquake.

29 Jan 2001 description


History of Earthquake in Gujarat
In Gujarat State there is maximum 24 incident of earthquake is inserted. In which Kutch and Bhavnagar district are most affected by this. In 1684 Khambhat is very much affected by earthquake. In 1820 Bhuj, in 1821 Kheda, in 1842 Baroda, in 1843 Ahmedabad, in 1844-45 Bhuj-Kutch, in 1864 again in Ahmedabad and Kheda, in 1889 to 1903 Bhuj are affected by earthquake.