Prospects for strengthening EU-India engagement in the field of natural disasters

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Prospects for strengthening EU-India engagement
in the field of natural disasters

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Authored by
Gareth Price, Mihir Sharma & John-Joseph Wilkins


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In the past few decades, the approach to natural disasters has been transformed: rather than simply reacting, it is understood that better preparedness coupled with better early-warning systems can help mitigate their impact. Moreover, the frequency and impact of weather-related natural disasters appears to be increasing, potentially as a result of climate change and certainly as a result of population increases and environmental degradation.