Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Thane Social Audit

Find linked here the Press releases of  Thane cyclone social audit, Tamil Nadu, conducted by National Dalit Watch of NCDHR, which re-confirms the same tragic state of affairs for Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry, as established conclusively by experiences of past disasters (the Gujarat earthquake (2001), the Tsunami (2004), and the Bihar floods (2007 and 2008), Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka floods (2009), Assam floods (2010 and 2011) and Orissa floods (2011) ) that disasters magnify the existing caste based discrimination, leading to extreme forms of exclusion, thus exacerbating their vulnerability manifold. 

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