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Evaluate the role of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in disaster management in the country with special reference to the current pandemic situation.

Topic: Disaster and disaster management. Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.

6. Evaluate the role of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in disaster management in the country with special reference to the current pandemic situation. (250 words)

Reference: The Hindu

Why the question:

The article presents to us the crucial expertise of CAPFs in managing disasters in the country.

Key Demand of the question:

One must evaluate the role of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in disaster management in the country with special reference to the current pandemic situation.

Directive:

Evaluate – When you are asked to evaluate, you have to pass a sound judgement about the truth of the given statement in the question or the topic based on evidences.  You have to appraise the worth of the statement in question. There is scope for forming a personal opinion here.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Brief about the occurrence of disasters, both natural and man-made in the country in general.

Body:

When disaster strikes our country in any manner, be it natural or man-made, the government summons the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) to carry out the task of overcoming the disaster, by not only carrying out rescue and relief operations, but also mitigating the pains and problems arising out of the disaster.

Explain the role of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in detail, brief on their working profile.

Conclusion:

Conclude with importance of the role of CAPFs in Disaster management.