Thursday, September 07, 2006

USAID focus on disaster preparedness in six districts

USAID focus on disaster preparedness in six districts - The Hindu

The US Agency for International Development's (USAID) support is targeted at improving disaster preparedness in six coastal districts of Tamil Nadu, David T. Hopper, U.S. Consul General in Chennai, said on Tuesday, while inaugurating sanitation systems in the coastal hamlets of Chinnakuppam, Injambakkam and Periyakuppam.

A programme linking the cities of Cuddalore and Nagapattinam with the U.S. cities in the State of Florida, which are highly prone to disasters, is also ongoing, he said full story>>