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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.
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