Govt develops scientific tool to measure loss due to disasters – Times of India

The government has developed a scientific tool based on a UN model which will use satellite imagery to measure direct and indirect damages besides the ‘opportunity cost’ lost due to disasters. This will help the Centre make a more accurate and scientific assessment of relief and reconstruction packages.

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