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Disasters and Exclusion from Education

Natural disasters strike many parts of India, some are seasonal or chronic and also predictable, while few are sudden and unpredictable. Out of 28 states and 7 union territories in the country, 27 of them are disaster prone. Almost 58.6 per cent of the landmass is prone to earthquakes; 12 per cent are prone to floods and river erosion; of the 7,516 km long coastline, close to 5,700 km is prone to cyclones and tsunamis; 68 per cent of the...

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