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Preparing humanitarian workers to develop strategic plan for ECO-DRR

“Environmental degradation is a significant factor that reduces the adaptive capacity of societies to deal with disaster risk in many countries,” says World Risk Report 2012. In the recent decade’s occurrence of natural disaster like earthquake, cyclones, floods and landslides had greatly increased. These disasters are not purely metrological and geographical in nature but also due to inappropriate use of our ecosystem and rapid urbanization.

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Community Transformation through Children

During any disaster, Children and youth are the most vulnerable. However, they have their own potential and perspective to reduce the risk of disasters in the community. Pulliyur is a remote village in Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu, which was severely affected during 2015 Tamil Nadu floods. With a population of 1162 people, 249 belonged to the Dalits section. Caritas India provided humanitarian assistance to 333 families during the

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