Awareness among Train Commuters Regarding, Disaster Management.

Nancy Fernandes Pereira


Disaster takes various forms ranging from natural disaster such as earthquakes to man-made disasters. No matter what type of disaster befalls the individual, organization or country the results are typically the same, that is substantial loss of life money assets and productivity. The study concluded that train commuters had some knowledge regarding management of disaster though no much clarity as to how to manage disaster if encountered on the train.


Commuters, disaster management, train disasters.

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