Your cart is empty empty bag

Free Worldwide Delivery on orders over $50


Disaster Management: Global Challenges and Local Solutions

Rajib Shaw (Author) R.R. Krishnamurthy (Author)
Synopsis We are becoming increasingly vulnerable to natural disasters. Disaster Management is therefore an important topic for all, from high school students to researchers. Disaster data in recent years show increasing trends in physical, social and economic impacts. While a global perspective of disaster management is necessary, it is also important to emphasize local solutions. This book targets some of the key issues of disaster management, focusing on innovative research and application. The chapters are organized under 5 interrelated themes:

• Hazards and disasters
• Risk and vulnerability
• Technology
• Education and community
• Crosscutting issues

It will serve as an up-to-date reference book for researchers and practitioners in the field of disaster management throughout the world.

This book will be useful for students, teachers, researchers and practitioners in the field of disaster management. It is an invaluable resource for:-

• Faculty of departments of geology and environmental science
• Students of geology and environmental science.

Read more
60.30 54.27 $ 67.00 $
Free delivery Wolrdwidе in 10-18 days Ships in 5-7 days from New Delhi Membership for 1 Year $35.00
Get it now and save 10%
Members SAVE 10% every day
About the author

Rajib Shaw

Rajiv Shaw is Associate Professor, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Japan. He has worked closely with the local communities, NGOs, governments and international organizations, including the United Nations, especially in the Asian countries. He is currently the Chair of the United Nations Asia Regional Task Force for Urban Risk Reduction. Professor Shaw has to his credit more than 150 publications in the form of journal articles, books and edited volumes.

Write a review
Reviews 0in total

Bibliographic information

Title Disaster Management: Global Challenges and Local Solutions
Format Softcover
Date published: 31.12.2009
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8173716560, 9788173716560
length xv+648p.,Plates; Tables; Figures; Index; 24cm.