Publisher: CBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt Ltd, India
Book theme: General
Author: Debarata Mondal & Debarata Basu
Street Date: March 30, 2020
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-9277
The major focus of this book is on basic concept building and different types and approaches of disaster management. It will also help students pursuing courses in geography, disaster management, environmental sciences, and social sciences. It offers a ready and useful guide to all those concerned with disaster preparedness and management including community based organizations, administrators, and developers. All institutions, planners, NGOs dealing with the subject would find this book valuable for their research studies. Institutional libraries may like to have this book for the use of their students and academic staff.
Over the last three decades natural and technological disasters have been increasing in terms of frequency, size, number of people affected, and material damage caused. Lack of well-developed disaster management plans results in a severe loss of life and property that could be saved if the necessary mechanisms were in place. A holistic approach, along with collective effort, is required to address the issues of disaster management more effectively. This may contribute greatly towards avoiding or minimizing loss of lives, save the livelihood of millions of people through protection of people and animals in disasters.