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Odisha’s cyclone shows India can handle disasters but longer-term action is needed, The Foreign Desk

Odisha’s cyclone shows India can handle disasters but longer-term action is needed

When a massive cyclone hit the eastern Indian state of Odisha (Orissa) at the end of October 1999, at least four district officials abandoned their posts in panic or rushed to their homes, and the chief secretary flew on a private visit to the US a few days later. Some 10,000 people were killed as [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Monday, 14 October 2013 at 11:29 am

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