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Report backlash may have contributed to Uttarakhand disaster – experts

By Sujit Chakraborty | Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:33 PM
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NEW DELHI (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) –A report warned a decade ago about the threat posed by a glacial lake that in June burst its banks and contributed to flooding that killed thousands in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

But fears that the report – and reporting about it – were too sensational may have contributed to a lack of preparedness for the disaster a decade later, people living...

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