Identification of manmade disasters in Kerala â€˜Stray Dog Menace in Kerala
Amala Davis , Ancy Davis V , Ancy Davis V
Corresponding Author : Ancy Davis V,
School Counsellor, St. Antonyâ€™s L.P School, Alathur, Thrissur district, Kerala, India.
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Received : 2015-07-11 Accepted : 2015-08-20 Published : 2015-09-11
Abstract : In Kerala stray dog menace is emerging as a major problem. Around 1.84 lakh people are attacked by stray dogs. There are around 2, 68,994 stray dogs in Kerala. This study is tries to find out the emerging manmade disaster, its important, reasons, problems and solutions etc,. This study is a descriptive study, data are collected from the newspapers and websites etc,. The stray dogs are increasing every year in Kerala, the reason for increasing the number is the lack of waste management system,. Domestic dogs without licence, illegal butchery and meat selling, emerging service sectors, etc., And the problems due to this are : rising number of stray dogs, increased number of dog bites, domestic animals are attacked and killed by stray dogs, government cannot make proper measure to control this, conflict between animal lovers and state government, health hazards due to dog bites, in availability of vaccine, legal issues, etc,. And its solutions are proper waste management system, provide pre-exposure prophylaxis vaccines for rabies, Implement strict laws for domesticating animals: make strict laws regarding domestic animals. Systematic sterilization, vaccination and community level adoption of dogs for effectively reducing dog population and aggression in dogs, and eliminating the risk of rabies. Make local self-governments more responsible and provide measure for control stray dog menace, aware community, and proper waste management etc. Thus the study states that stray dog menace is an emerging manmade disaster because the state government is facing problems to solve stray dog menace due to the strong opposition from the animal lovers. So the people are fear about the spread of rabies through stray dog bites, and the safety of the people who live in Kerala is at risk. So this is a manmade disaster.
Keywords : Manmade disaster, Manmade disaster, Sterilization, ABC â€“ Animal Birth Control Programme
Citation : Ancy Davis V et al. (2015). Identification of manmade disasters in Kerala â€˜Stray Dog Menace in Kerala. J. of Computation in Biosciences and Engineering. V2I3. DOI : 10.5281/zenodo.999958
Copyright : © 2015 Ancy Davis V. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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