Topic: Disaster and disaster management.
4) In a large and diverse country like India, authorities are regularly confronted with large-scale protests, riots; incidents of mass civil disorder and crowd disasters. While keeping in focus the NDMA guidelines on Crowd Disaster Management, discuss the various issues faced by government.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question aims to analyse the disaster management in crowds and various issues faced by the government in dealing with the same.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must analyse what is crowd disaster management and provide for relevant discussions.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Describe what is crowd disaster management.
The discussion must cover the following aspects:
What are the different types of disasters associated with crowd ranging from stampede, fire incidences, floods etc.
Discuss the causes and consequences, suggest the framework provided by NDMA for crowd disaster management.
Conclude with need for following best practices and rules and regulations in place.