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Year 2021, Volume 4, Issue 1, 29 - 44, 30.06.2021

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COVID–19 response of the Himalayan province of Uttarakhand in India and lessons for disaster risk reduction

Year 2021, Volume 4, Issue 1, 29 - 44, 30.06.2021

Abstract

COVID-19 has been adequately managed in Uttarakhand province of India after witnessing a peak towards the end of September, 2020 and the study recommends (i) efficient manpower management for sustained operations, (ii) developing secondary cadre, (iii) strict enforcement of COVID-19 safety measures during upcoming Holi festival in March 2021, (iv) utilisation of lessons learns from quarantine centre operations for the management of relief camps, (v) revision of disaster management plans and SOPs to make these practical, brief and operation oriented, and (vi) planned and effective public awareness campaign incorporating appeal to little tradition and customs of the masses.

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  • Ali J., 2020, Islamic revivalism: the case of the Tablighi Jamaat. J. Muslim Minor. Aff. 2003, 23, 173–81, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13602000305935.
  • Annual Health Survey 2017, 2015-16 Fact sheet- Uttarakhand, New Delhi: Office of the Registrar General and Censes Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
  • Annual Health Survey 2014, 2012-13 Fact sheet- Uttarakhand. New Delhi: Office of the Registrar General and Censes Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
  • Census of India, 2011, New Delhi: Office of the Registrar General and Censes Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
  • Cui J., Li F., and Shi Z-L., 2019, Origin and evolution of pathogenic coronaviruses. Nat Rev Microbiol 17, 3, 181–192 Devadasan N, Seshadri T, Trivedi M, Criel B, 2013, Promoting universal financial protection: evidence from the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) in Gujarat, India, Health Res Policy Syst, 11, 29.
  • Government of India, 2014, Rural Health Statistics 2013-14. New Delhi: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Statistics Division, Government of India.
  • Hazarika I., 2013, Health workforce in India: assessment of availability, production and distribution. WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health 2, 2, 106-112.
  • Huang C., Wang Y., Li X., Ren L., Zhao J., Hu Y., Zhang L., Fan G., Xu J., Gu Z., Cheng Z., Yu T., Xia J., Wei Y., Wu W., Xie X., Yin W., Li H., Lie M., Xiao Y., Gao H., Guo L., Xie J., Wang G., Jiang R., Gao Z., Jin Q., Wang J., and Cao B., 2020, Clinical features of patients infected with 2019 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China, Lancet, 395, 497–506.
  • Hui D.S., Azhar E.I., Madani T.A., Ntoumi F., Kock R., Dar O., Ippolito G., Mchugh T.D., Memish Z.A., Drosten C., Zumla A., ans Petersen E., 2020, The continuing 2019nCoV epidemic threat of novel coronaviruses to global health - The latest 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China. Int. J. Infect. Dis., 91, 264–6.
  • India COVID-19 tracker, 2020, https://www.covid19india.org.
  • International Institute for Population Science (IIPS). National Family Health Survey-4, 2015-16. Mumbai 2016.
  • Jain A., 2010, Labour migration and remittances in Uttarakhand.
  • Joe W., Sharma S., and Alam M., 2012, Monitoring of important components of state PIP 2012-13. New Delhi: Institute of economic growth.
  • Karan A., Yip W., and Mahal A., 2017, Extending health insurance to the poor in India: An impact evaluation of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana on out of pocket spending for healthcare. Soc Sci Med, 181, 83-92.
  • Karpagam S., Vasan A., and Seethappa V., 2016, Falling through the gaps: women accessing care under Health Insurance schemes in Karnataka. Indian journal of gender studies, 23, 1, 69-86.
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Primary Language English
Subjects Humanities, Multidisciplinary
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Piyoosh RAUTELA (Primary Author)
Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority, Department of Disaster Management
0000-0001-7280-4655
India


Deepshikha BHATT This is me
District Disaster Management Authority, Dehradun
0000-0002-8666-0346
India


Garima PANT This is me
Department of Health and Family Welfare, Uttarakhand
0000-0002-1025-6048
India

Publication Date June 30, 2021
Application Date February 22, 2021
Acceptance Date May 20, 2021
Published in Issue Year 2021, Volume 4, Issue 1

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APA Rautela, P. , Bhatt, D. & Pant, G. (2021). COVID–19 response of the Himalayan province of Uttarakhand in India and lessons for disaster risk reduction . Turkish Research Journal of Academic Social Science , 4 (1) , 29-44 . Retrieved from http://www.turkishsocialscience.com/en/pub/issue/64157/883806

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