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Title: Learning from Deaths in Disasters: The Case of Odisha, India
Authors: Ray-Bennett, Nibedita Shankar
First Published: 9-Jun-2016
Publisher: Middle East Institute
Citation: MAP Bulletin, June 9, 2016
Abstract: In 1999, Odisha, India was struck by a super cyclone featuring an unprecedented storm surge and torrential rainfall that resulted in widespread devastation and a substantial loss of life. Fourteen years later, the same area was hit by Cyclone Phailin, which despite its severity, claimed relatively few lives. This essay examines the reasons for the starkly different death tolls and considers what lessons could be drawn from the responses to these two disasters.
Embargo on file until: 1-Jan-10000
Version: Post-print
Type: Journal Article
Rights: Copyright © The Author, 2016.
Description: The file associated with this record is under embargo while permission to archive is sought from the publisher. The full text may be available through the publisher links above.
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