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BSDMA organised a workshop to prepare an efficient strategy to deal with emergency situations and minimise the risk to lives and property.(HT Photo/Rishikesh Choudhary/representative Image)

Bihar State Disaster Management Authority workshop talks of better disaster preparedness

By Megha | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 01:13 PM IST
UNICEF programme officer said, there is a tremendous need for planning and preparedness in disaster-prone Bihar.
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The current danger level of rivers in Bihar were measured decades back and hence, are not so accurate any more.(HT File)
The current danger level of rivers in Bihar were measured decades back and hence, are not so accurate any more.(HT File)

Bihar seeks to redefine danger levels in its rivers

By Anirban Guha Roy | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2019 03:02 PM IST
Experts said the primary reason for revising the danger level of rivers in the state is siltation that has caused the river beds to rise, a reason why the current danger level of rivers measured decades back are not so accurate.
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