India

What Cyclone Hudhud teaches us on the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Humanitarian

Yesterday, Sunday 12 October, on the eve of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, powerful cyclone Hudhud struck the east coast of India with winds approaching 125 miles per hour. The strength of the winds together with torrential rain is reported to have uprooted trees and power pylons and caused widespread destruction of property. […]


Briefing paper: India

Humanitarian

This briefing paper analyses India as an aid donor and an aid recipient. It also looks at other financial flows such as government revenues, foreign direct investment and remittances (both inward and outward) and poverty indicators such as multidimensional poverty at the Indian sub-national level.   Download the briefing paper