Human Stampedes during Religious Festivals A Comparative Review of Mass Gathering Emergencies in India
Illiyasa, F.T., Manib, S., Pradeepkumarc, A.P., and Mohana, K. (2013). Human Stampedes during Religious Festivals: A Comparative Review of Mass Gathering Emergencies in India. (Abstract only.) International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 55:10-18.
The authors reviewed stampede data from religious, entertainment, and political gatherings over the last five decades in India to develop a risk reduction framework for mass gatherings. The framework emphasizes inter-agency, multi-disciplinary contemplation related to hazard identification and mitigation measures.