Earthquake Management Of Earthquake

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REPORT ON
MAHARASHTRA EARTHQUAKE 1993
Under the Guidance of
Prof. Janki Andharia
Submitted by
Snehal B. Tagade
Jamsetji Tata Center For Disaster Management
Session 2014-2015
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
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CONTENTS
1. Introduction.................................................................. 3
2. Latur Earthquake........................................................... 6
3. Impacts of earthquake and losses........................................ 8
I) Impact on Human Lives.............................................. 8
II) Impact on Land......................................................... 14
III) Impact on Education System......................................... 17
IV) Impact on Income....................................................... 19
4. Conclusion.......................................................................20
5. References....................................................................... 21
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1.
INTRODUCTION
India having the record of some of the largest earthquakes in the whole world. According to MMI scale Intensity, India comes under the region where 60% of the land area comes under the shaking phenomenon having intensity VII and more than that. If we consider the full Himalayan Belt, then there were major earthquakes recorded in the 19th century itself, which were having magnitude more than 8.0 Rishter Scale. Further if we consider the state of Maharashtra, which is the second rank state among all the state in the

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