In India, disaster response preparedness still means rebuilding what has been destroyed. In China, disaster response is an opportunity not only to rebuild, but also to develop the affected areas and communities.

But Gujarat has not laid a sound foundation to manage disasters after the 2001 earthquake

It is more than two years since the terrible earthquake struck Gujarat. In this period the catastrophe struck areas have witnessed rehabilitation work on an enormous scale. The Disaster Mitigation Institute, an Ahmedabad based community action hub, evalua

We should start investing in communities for disaster prevention

Women water users are determined to have their say in water management policymaking