winds and tidal waves. Training and education: Public awareness programs that inform the population about their response to cyclone warnings and preparedness can go a long way in reducing causalities. Chapter5.p65 160 4/9/2004, 5:09 PM Pollution 161 Landuse control and settlement planning: No residential and industrial units should be ideally permitted in the coastal belt of 5 km from the sea as it is the most vulnerable belt. No further growth of settlements in this region
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