Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies

TISS frames checklist for NMMC to reduce disaster risk

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The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has asked the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) to implement 20 steps to reduce the risk of vulnerability in the event of disaster.

The steps have been listed in a draft report based on a study by TISS on social and physical vulnerabilities. The Hazard Risk Vulnerability Assessment emphasises the need to mainstream Disaster Risk Reduction and described Navi Mumbai’s to be in ‘crisis management’ mode and not ‘prevention and resilience building’ mode.

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