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Disaster Perception and Management


Disaster Management, provides the reader with various disaster management techniques and frameworks to mitigate the consequences of the disaster. This book provides various dimensions of Disaster Management, causes of disasters—both natural and manmade, threats posed and the ways of managing the same. The entire book has been divided into 29 chapters. The book is suitable for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Geography and also students of Disaster Management. Moreover, the book can also be suitable for the students of Environmental Engineering, Agricultural Science and Engineering.  

Contents: 1. Concept of disaster management. 2. Vulnerability of disasters in India. 3. Type of disasters. 4. Climate change perceptions. 5. Mitigating climate change. 6. Issues of climate change. 7. Natural disasters and man-made disasters. 8. Flood disasters. 9. Drought disasters.10. Cyclone disasters.11. Earthquake disaster.12. Landslides disaster. 13. Avalanche disaster. 14. Volcanic eruption. 15. Heat and cold waves.16. Climate change: global warming. 17. Climate change: sea level rise. 18. Climate change: ozone depletion.19. Forest fire. 20. Deforestation. 21. Disaster perceptions. 22. Quick response to highest intensity disasters (l-3). 23. Incident command system in disaster management. 24. Disaster management mechanism in India. 25. Institutional and policy framework. 26. Disaster prevention and mitigation in India. 27. Disaster mitigation for sustainable development. 28. Future course of action for disaster free development. 29. The disaster management act, 2005. References.

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Title Disaster Perception and Management
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2020
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789389184662
length 266p.