Prevention & Mitigation Measures
In the face of increasing menace of hazards, mitigation would remain the key and the most effective strategy to reduce the risks of these hazards. The state has to decide its own mitigation strategy according to its own risks, resources, and capabilities. Broadly such strategies would be twofold: structural and non-structural
Structural mitigation measures generally refer to capital investment on physical constructions or other development works, which include engineering measures and construction of hazard resistant and protective structures and other protective infrastructure.
Non-structural measures refer to awareness and education, policies techno-legal systems and practices, training, capacity development, etc.
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