How Global Solutions are Failing Local Communities

Disasters and emergencies became a part of communities around the world. Local communities or existing infrastructures are not designed and framed to withstand the consequences of emergencies that are happening presently around the world. The extended shortcomings to support the post-disaster phases and rehabilitation in communities breaks down the expectations and hopes of sustainable growth…

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The impact of climate change on ‘global health’

Climate change is a deep-rooted public health threat which introduced a change in the global or regional climate pattern a few years ago. The severity of climate change is triggered by global warming resulting in extreme changes in weather patterns including unbearable heat and cold, unpredicted rains, rise in sea levels and air pollution. The…

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India’s Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) needs a SOP disruption

Stakeholders & practitioners of disaster risk reduction have practiced and approached disaster from a lens of a Standard Operating Protocol with limited cross sectoral convergence. Unfortunately, whether we like it or no, planetary outcomes and nature’s approach to weather events have no protocols. Thus, we need to approach a post disaster scenario from a perspective…

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