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 1|Page 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 2|Page 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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