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US hails India�s disaster management skills

By The Assam Tribune

WASHINGTON, May 21 � The US has praised India for its �remarkable� response to the devastating earthquake in Nepal, describing the country�s disaster management capabilities as sophisticated and advanced, reports PTI.

�That capability in India today is quite sophisticated, quite advanced. That capability was on display in Nepal as part of India�s response to the earthquake,� Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Nisha Desai Biswal said at a Congressional hearing on Nepal.

�We have seen a remarkable response by the neighboring countries, certainly, the Indian government and the Indian military,� she said yesterday. She said the US could feel proud for the role it has played around the region in investing in disaster response capabilities.

�There�s more to be done in trying to foster more regional coordination and advance planning of regional responses, there is so much capability in the region today and the experiences of many of these countries in their own earthquakes is something that we have a direct hand,� she said.

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US hails India�s disaster management skills

WASHINGTON, May 21 � The US has praised India for its �remarkable� response to the devastating earthquake in Nepal, describing the country�s disaster management capabilities as sophisticated and advanced, reports PTI.

�That capability in India today is quite sophisticated, quite advanced. That capability was on display in Nepal as part of India�s response to the earthquake,� Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Nisha Desai Biswal said at a Congressional hearing on Nepal.

�We have seen a remarkable response by the neighboring countries, certainly, the Indian government and the Indian military,� she said yesterday. She said the US could feel proud for the role it has played around the region in investing in disaster response capabilities.

�There�s more to be done in trying to foster more regional coordination and advance planning of regional responses, there is so much capability in the region today and the experiences of many of these countries in their own earthquakes is something that we have a direct hand,� she said.