Financial Arrangements done after Bhuj Earthquake 2001

Bhuj Earthquake

Financial Arrangements done after Bhuj Earthquake 2001 Calamity Relief Fund (CRF) in each state. The CRF allocation during the period 2000-05 has been increased to Rs 11007.56 crore as compared with Rs 6304.27 crore during 1995-2000. The efforts are supplemented by provision of additional assistance from National Calamity Contingency Fund (NCCF) during severe calamities. Calamity … Read more

Impacts of Bhuj Earthquake on Revenue, Expenditure, Economy and Environment

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Impacts of Bhuj Earthquake on Revenue, Expenditure, Economy and Environment Bhuj Earthquake and Impact on Revenue About Bhuj Earthquake Read Here Impact on Revenue Sales tax losses for February and March 2001 were Rs 115 crore. For 2001-02, the losses were expected to be Rs 260 crore. Only 10% of the estimated stamp duty and … Read more

Bhuj Earthquake India 2001 – A Complete Study

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Bhuj Earthquake India Gujarat : Disaster on a day of celebration : 51st Republic Day on January 26, 2001 7.9 on the Richter scale. 8.46 AM January 26th 2001 20,800 dead Basic Facts Earthquake: 8:46am on January 26, 2001 Epicenter: Near Bhuj in Gujarat, India Magnitude: 7.9 on the Richter Scale Geologic Setting Indian Plate … Read more

Earthquake Effects on Tall Buildings

Earthquake Effects On Tall Buildings Types of Earthquake Faults Only convergent and transform boundaries tend to cause large earthquakes. Divergent boundaries do cause earthquakes as well, but these tend cause much less  damage. Convergent boundaries are mostly found just offshore of many continents, where an oceanic plate subducts beneath a continental plate Most of the … Read more

Technology for Disaster Resistant Shelters and Post-Disaster Shelters

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Appropriate Technology for Disaster Resistant and Post-Disaster Shelters The greatest costs of rebuilding after the disasters goes to the infrastructure and human shelter.The need is ever more urgent to build self-help, emergency shelters which can become sustainable, permanent structures and are more resistant to more disasters. Eco-Shell An EcoShell is a concrete, thin-shell dome whose … Read more