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As Kerala Rebuilds Itself After Floods, Will Centre’s Relief Policies Get In The Way?
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As Kerala Rebuilds Itself After Floods, Will Centre’s Relief Policies Get In The Way?

Huffpost |
September 13, 2018

The frequency of extreme weather events is increasing, and the Kerala floods point to a key tension in India’s disaster relief framework.


Idukki, KERALA —A month after unprecedented floods devastated Kerala, it is still unclear how the state will rebuild what it lost, and more importantly, how the redevelopment will be financed.

In the highland district of Idukki, where the Periyar river raged all through August, every bend in the road still bears gaping landslide wounds and every bridge shows signs of breach. The sun is finally out but with the North-east monsoon coming, reconstruction is still a long way away.

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