Prevention is defined as the
activities taken to prevent a natural calamity or potential hazard from having
harmful effects on either people or economic assets.
* Prevention planning consists of i) hazard
identification, and ii) vulnerability assessment.
* Delayed actions may increase the economic
* For developing countries like India,
prevention is perhaps the most critical components in managing disasters.
Nature is emerging as a new weapon of mass
destruction, do you agree?
Around 22,000 people
have died in India in 10 years until 2017 due to major environmental disasters
– Indian Meteorology Department. In the past two decades (1998-2017) over
5,00,000 people have died due to extreme weather events around the world –
stated by Global Climate Risk Index Report Published by Germanwatch
(German-based non-profit organisation).