PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DURING THE PANDEMIC UNDER THE DISASTER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS: AN OVERVIEW
Author(s):
PRADEEP K N
Keywords:
health, constitution, fundamental rights, disaster management.
Abstract
It has been a dynamic practice to maintain public health though there is a vast population. There are many challenges post-independence which was faced by the nation either it may be the political revolution or even it may be related to the ‘protection of the rights of people’. It is the right of every human to get a clean and safe environment. Health is the basic element and has its own importance in the life of human. Protecting the human rights and upholding their interest is very important for the government. There are many disasters that took place in the country and has been resolved by the state itself. Post-independence it has faced many challenges related to health and the environment but the state has always tried to protect the rights of its citizens. Right to health prevails over all the other rights as given under fundamental rights of the constitution. The protection of right includes not only during the disasters but even during the normal days. Now from the year 2020 we have been facing a cycle of pandemic again and again hitting the heath and the environment in a way that cannot be fixed, here the Disaster Management is a duty of the state and that has the same responsibility. This article shows the pandemic reflecting on the life of humans and the state responsibility in curbing the pandemic by applying disaster management and prepare various grounds for clearing the crisis.
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Unique Paper ID: 154036

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 8, Issue 9

Page(s): 536 - 543
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