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Vol. 10, Special Issue 6 (2021)

Status and preparedness for agriculture disaster management: An overview

Author(s):
Akkamaha Devi Naik and Ashok Kumar B
Abstract:
Agriculture sector in India faces severe problem in the form of natural disasters like drought, flood, cyclones, earthquakes etc., resulting in crop damage and poor crop productivity. Depletion and degradation of natural resources, increases the vulnerability and expose farmers to natural threats, leading to more frequent and dangerous disasters. At the same situation, we have to feed the ever-growing human population to ensure food security. It is well known that many emerging countries are not always well ready to deal with disasters. This is mainly due to lack of proper developed disaster management plans resulting in a huge loss of human life, animal life and also a major effect on agriculture sector. But Now- a-days farmers are becoming more conscious of the importance of disaster management systems and preparedness is being made to decrease the adverse effect of disaster on agriculture.
Pages: 420-424  |  352 Views  84 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Akkamaha Devi Naik and Ashok Kumar B. Status and preparedness for agriculture disaster management: An overview. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(6S): 420-424.

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