Kedarnath, Mumbai, Chennai – when will we wake up ?

It could be climate change, it could be that we are facing the once in a 100 years kind of flood, whatever be the exact reason, parts of India keep on facing one mega climate extremity after another. The cyclones we see that hit the east coast from time to time, as well as earthquakes, […]

Is India ready for disaster relief ? Seems a bit hard to believe ..

India has many possible disaster areas. The tsunami was one big one, the flooding in Mumbai was another one, the big earthquake in Bhuj was another, hurricanes in Orissa and Andhra Pradesh are others, and every time we run into the following situation. Some of these are huge, and they cause an incredible problem in […]

The water carnage in Uttarakhand: Will we finally do something about it ..

Somehow, it always seems that we are always in the short-term mode. There were massive flood in Mumbai some years back which converted the city into one floating disaster zone and killed a heck of a lot of people, and there were a lot of analysis done about it. The analysis was that the normal […]