The study of a landslide that hit Pettimudi highlights the discrimination shown to victims of the Pettimudi landslide when compared to victims of the Kozhikode Air India Express crash.
Manipulating the narrative
Space and vulnerability:
What does Vulnerability mean?
Standard procedures to be adopted in a disaster-prone area:
For the sake of convenience at the administrative level, the ‘Vulnerability to a disaster is often dissociated from the ‘people’s socio-economic status.
It must be noted that, while doing so the root cause of the issue gets ignored. Such a dissociated approach has led to more disaster vulnerabilities among poor communities as disaster-prone areas in India are a result of unequal development or overexploitation of resources.
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