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Hand Book of Flood Management: Flood Recovery Innovation and Response Management (Volume II)

Arun Kumar (Author)
Synopsis This book entitled "Handbook of Flood Management-Volume II" is like a reference book on the said subject. Besides presenting a glossary of terms, this book provides a detailed bibliography and elaborate index. An introductory overview of an integrated approach towards flood control, mitigation and management is provided with focus on attempts towards understanding floods and related development processes. This book also reflects on analysis of types of floods and their impacts; knowledge of traditional flood management issues and options; identification and understanding of major challenges flood management.

Case studies are made for analyzing and understanding the associated programme on flood management so that an understanding is created towards developing a new approach to flood management. Knowing more about associated programme on flood management and proper understanding of integrated flood management concept are major aims of this book.

This book also illustrates the social and cultural aspects of integrated flood management. An overview of introduction to people and floods towards understanding their relationship is provided. Also, attempts are made towards understanding the social aspects of flood risk reduction; understanding the stakeholders' involvement in integrated flood management; towards enhancing stakeholders' involvement in integrated flood management; and reflecting upon the guiding principles for effective flood management with the help of a case study.

Contents are:- Flood Control, Mitigation Introductory and Management; Associated Programme on Flood Management; Integrated flood Management; Flash Flood Management Guidelines; Interpreted Flood Management; Flood Management in India and Community Approach to Flood Management in India.
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About the author

Arun Kumar

Arun Kumar has been watching the Indian poll scene for thirty years as a professional journalist. Since 1989, he has organized the election coverage of the Press Trust of India, the country's premier news agency – on five occasions for the Lok Sabha, besides numerous polls to the state assemblies. This is the fifth in the series of election books by the author. His works include, The Tenth Round: The story off the 1991 elections, The Battle for the Heartland, on the 1993 assembly elections, The Turning Point telling the 1996 poll story and On Coalition Course after the 1998 voting exercise. A Master in Political Science, with international relations, in 1980 he became the first Indian correspondent to serve in Pakistan after the 1965 Indo-Pak war. From one closed society, he went to another – China before returning back to India in 1988. Born in Delhi in 1946, Arun Kumar worked for a Delhi magazine and a newspaper in Ahmedabad before joining PTI in s1969. He now works as a Public Affairs Adviser.

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Bibliographic information

Title Hand Book of Flood Management: Flood Recovery Innovation and Response Management (Volume II)
Author Arun Kumar
Format Hardcover
Date published: 13.07.2009
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788189741976
length xvi+360p., Tables; Figures; Bibliography; Index; 22cm.