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Disaster Management : Recent Approaches

Arvind Kumar

ISBN 10: 8126130741 / ISBN 13: 9788126130740
Published by Anmol, 2010
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Contents Preface. 1. Hazard risk management. 2. 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. 3. Concepts of hazards and vulnerability. 4. Progress in the international decade for natural disaster reduction. 5. Disaster management in India. 6. Natural disaster management in national development an Indian perspective. 7. Disaster management a need. 8. Guideline for hazard assessment and vulnerability analysis. 9. Model state disaster management act. 10. National calamity management act. 11. Cyclone disaster management. 12. Effect of source orientation and location in the Aleutian trench on far field Tsunami amplitude. 13. Tsunami Runup predications for Southern California coastal communities U.S.A. 14. Initiatives of the Government of India other agencies and the International community. 15. Financial flows from the Central Government and the states. 16. Yokohama strategy and plan of action for a safer world. 17. Earthquake in Gujarat. 18. Planning of Trauma management of disaster. 19. Disaster management role of local institutions. 20. Planning for disaster mitigation. 21. Issues in disaster management. Annexures. Bibliography. Index. The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake known by the scientific community as the Sumatra Andaman earthquake was an undersea earthquake that occurred at 00 58 53 UTC (07 58 53 local time) on December 26 2004. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) also estimated it at 8.5 shortly after the earthquake. Tsunami are much more frequent in the Pacific Ocean due to earthquakes in the Ring of Fire and an effective Tsunami warning system has long been in place there. Tsunamis there are relatively rare despite earthquakes being relatively frequent in Indonesia. This work gives a vivid account of disaster management and recent approaches of mitigation relief and rehabilitation measures. 488 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 62734

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Title: Disaster Management : Recent Approaches

Publisher: Anmol

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

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