Drought Preparedness of Vulnerable Sections in Rural Telangana
Overview and Objectives
The project is a policy research study funded by UNICEF with a focus on reviewing drought policies of India and Telangana at intersections of policies of disaster management, agriculture, water, sanitation, livelihood, food security, and health. There is a particular focus on socioeconomic inequalities and vulnerable groups. The project designed for a short period of four months aims at combining a study of various policy documents, mapping, and field based insights on access to drought policies by various caste and class categories of households in rural Telangana as well gendered impacts of droughts.