Covid, Cyclones, Migrants' Crisis: India Must Update Risk Management Strategy to Deal with Multiple Threats

28 Jan 2021
Ms Dhriti Pathak

In India alone, several risks had to be handled alongside the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, such as the locust swarm attacks in northern India, frequent cyclones along the eastern coast-Amphan, Nisarga and Nivar-and the changed patterns of seasonal rainfall, both in terms of frequency and intensity. The summer of 2020 in India also witnessed heat waves in several parts of the country, with temperatures reaching 50 degrees Celsius in some parts of Rajasthan.

Disaster management
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