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Title: DROUGHT RISK REDUCTION IN THE DESERT STATE OF RAJASTHAM, INDIA

Author: M. Gupta

Year: 2009

Publisher: European Water Resources Association (EWRA)

Description:

This paper highlights the situational analysis of drought in the state of Rajasthan followed by strategies undertaken for drought risk reduction. The paper presents bottom up action plan and its impact. The paper further highlights the
preparedness plans that would promote a more preventive risk management approach to drought management and reduce vulnerability to water scarcity and dependence on emergency assistance from governments and international
organisations.