CONTENTS:- Introduction; Earthquakes; Tsunamis; Flood Hazard Assessment; Hurricane Hazards; Tornado; Man-made Disasters; Vulnerability Analysis; Desertific Hazard Assessment; Forecasting and Warning of Disasters; Rehabilitation and Reconstruction; National Policy on Disaster Management.
Disaster Management entails the process of mitigation, response and recovery, the co-ordinated efforts of all three aspects being crucial to the way to make sure disasters are handled with efficiency and skill. The book undertakes a thorough, pragmatic approach to the issue, bringing under cover both pre as well as post-disaster management techniques and strategies. Exploring a wide range of matters within the subject, it provides the readers with content with is aimed at providing practical solutions to concerns. In addition, the book delineates current trends and practices in the field, apart from providing case studies and examples, making the book more relevant and upto-date.