Fundamentals Of Disaster Management

Atul B. Deshmukh , Sandip P. Nikam , Ulhas S. S

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  • ISBN: 9789386071453

  • No. of Pages: 126

  • Imprint: Scholars World

  • Publisher: Scholars World

  • Year: 2020

  • Biblio: x+116p., figs., tabls., ind., 25 cm

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Description

'This book is intended to serve as a textbook for everyone interested in Disaster Management. It offers first-hand information regarding the disaster and its management. It covers most of the aspects related to the preparedness of the community as they are the first responders of the disaster. The book includes what, when, how and by whom what should be done before and after disaster. Mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery of the disaster are covered sequentially. The main topics which are included in the book are as:\nVarious types of man-made disaster to natural disaster are explained with charts and photographs.\nDisaster management aspects like mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.\nUse role of GIS-GPS-RS in the disaster management.\nDifferent phases and activities involved.\nSet up and executing requirements of disaster management.\nSocio-economic impacts Read more

Table of Contents

Prefacev 1.Introduction to Disaster1 2.Natural Disaster5 3.Man Made Disasters27 4.Disaster Management45 5.Disaster Management and GIS-GPS-RS57 6.Phases and Activities of Disaster Management63 7.National Disaster Management (India)69 8.Physical and Socio-economic Impacts of Disasters79 Terminologies Related to Disaster91 References97 Appendices101 Index113

About the Author/Editor

Dr. Sandip P. Nikam holds bachelors degree in Agril. Engg. and masters degree in Soil and Water Conservation Engg. from Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri. Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur awarded him Ph.D. degree with Gold Medal. Presently, he is working as an Assistant Professor at College of Agriculture, Dhule. He has 20 years of experience in NRM and teaching. Prof. Atul B. Deshmukh holds a bachelor degree in Bachelor of Arts (English) and Masters degree in Library and Information Science from Savitribai Phule University of Pune, Pune. Earlier in 2008-09, he was working in National Chemical Laboratory and in July 2009 he is joined as a Librarian at College of Agriculture, Dhule. He has presented 7 research papers in National and International Conference. Presently, he is working as a Librarian at College of Agriculture, Pune. He has 8 years Read more

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