Local Government Profile
"Nashik will be Disaster Resilient within next 5 years."
Hazard and vulnerability profile
(a) Earthquake: Nashik is in Seismic Zone 3 where an EQ of a magnitude of approximately 7.0 on the Richter scale is possible. A population of approximately 6000 to 8000 may be victimized because of such collapse of structures.
(b) Landslide: The present vulnerability is of approximately 500 to 600 hutments (â€œJhuggi-Jhopariâ€) located on the hill slopes. In case of such an incident occurring, there is a likelihood of 100 to 200 residents getting buried/ partially buried.
(c) Floods: In case of adequate warning, which may be the case most of the time, out of a total of 11,000 highly vulnerable populations, there may be cases of about 2% deaths i.e. 220. 5% population may suffer from serious injuries.
(d) Lightening: The incidents of Lightening strikes resulting in casualties or damage to property are rare.
(e) Accidents: The two National Highways and three State Highways passing through the city make the city vulnerable to road accidents. Within the jurisdiction of Nashik city, there are a total of 237 industries, Fatalities may vary from 5 to 15
(f) Other: Electrocutions, Stampede, Terrorist attack, Communal violence at low intensity
Disaster Risk Reduction Activities
1. Recruitment of Dedicated Human Resources
2.Disaster Management Department Set-up in Nashik Municipal Corporation.
3. Urban Hazard Risk and vulnerability Assessment
4. City Disaster Management Plan
5. Urban Community Level Disaster Management Plan
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