Hydro-meteorological calamities

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Disaster management.    calamities:  Context:  The Union Home Ministry has released data on fatalities caused due to hydro-meteorological calamities.  (Note: Hydro-meteorological calamities and hazards include flash floods, cloudburst and landslides).    Highlights:  Nearly 6,800 people lost their lives in the country over the past three years due to hydro-meteorological calamities.  West …