Tamil Diplomat

There are certain risks in declaring waste oil affected area : Warns a professional Officer

In the context of demands made to declare the waste-oil affected area as “ Disaster Zone” , an expert in the sector warned that, there will be accompanying risks in declaring so.

If one area is declared as “ Disaster Zone”

1.No public can reside there.

2.That area will be under the control of security Forces.

He also said there are certain mechanism for declaring an area as “ Disaster Zone”

1.Human life should had been lost – Emergency had been proclaimed related to Disaster.

2. Loss of property should have occurred.

3. Environmental should have occurred.

4.There should exist a state where potable water can not be provided to the affected people.

5. The damage to the water resource should be irrevocable.