Pacific Ring Of Fire is an area in the basin of Pacific Ocean.
It has world’s 75% of active and dormant volcanoes and 90% of world’s earthquakes.
Japan is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire.
How does Japan remain tremor-ready?
Japan’s high rise buildings has exits with escape equipment
Earthquake dampers and seismic isolation techniques are used in construction
Children are subject to evacuation drills and prepared for the worst disasters
Insurance policies pertaining to earthquakes are made mandatory for owners and tenants
Mobile phones alerts the citizens and guide them to the nearest evacuation point
India might not be part of the highly volatile seismic zone
But earthquakes continue to hit India
Is India ready to face such a scenario?
Is National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) empowered to handle such large scale disasters?