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Encyclopaedia of Disaster Management (3 Vols-Set)

S L Goel

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ISBN 10: 817629716X / ISBN 13: 9788176297165
Published by Deep and Deep, New Delhi, 2006
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Contents Vol. I Disaster Management Policy and Administration Preface. 1. Disaster meaning and impact. 2. Challenges of disaster preparedness prevention mitigation and rehabilitation. 3. Policy and administrative framework for disaster management. 4. Planning for disaster preparedness. 5. Public administration for disaster management. 6. Information education and communication in disaster management. 7. Material and financial management during relief operations. 8. People's participation in disaster management. 9. Disaster preparedness for vulnerable groups (Poor aged women nursing mothers children physically challenged). 10. Disaster prevention through sustainable development. 11. HRD Team work and conflict resolution in disaster management. 12. Rehabilitation management. 13. Disaster mitigation building disaster resilient communities. 14. Health and disaster management. 15. Disaster management role of local institutions. 16. Disaster management mitigation and rehabilitation of animals. 17. Disaster management and management by objectives. 18. Management Information System (MIS). 19. Use of information technology in disaster management. 20. Network techniques PERT/CPM. Bibliography. Index. Vol. II Management of Natural Disasters Preface. Killer earthquake in Pakistan and India 8 October 2005. 1. Earthquakes a case study of Gujarat. 2. Earthquakes (Tsunami) a case study of Tsunami in Asia (26 December 2004). 3. Cyclones a case study of Andhra Pradesh. 4. Drought a case study of Rajasthan. 5. Flood management a case study of Assam Bihar Arunachal Pradesh Maharashtra and Karnataka (26 July 2005). 6. Desertification land degradation and deforestation. 7. Avalanche and Landslide a case study of Jammu and Kashmir. Appendices i. 2005 Maharashtra floods. ii. Killer Hurricane Katrina USA 2005. Bibliography. Index. Vol. III Management of Man made Disasters Preface. 1. Chemical disaster a case study of Bhopal Gas Tragedy and Ranbaxy Ltd. 2. Accidents road and railway accidents a case study of Chandigarh and Punjab respectively. 3. Violence with special references to violence against women. 4. Domestic violence. 5. Stresses and strains. 6. Disaster created in Cosmos through environment pollution. 7. Occupational hazards and health disaster. 8. Nuclear disaster. 9. Radiation hazards. 10. Lifestyle (Life time) disease disasters with special reference to HIV/AIDS. 11. Population explosion disaster. 12. Urban slums living disaster. 13. Disaster caused by wars and internal conflicts refugees. Bibliography. Index. Volume one on Disaster Management Policy and Administration deals with the concept and theoretical framework essential for prevention relief mitigation preparedness and rehabilitation. These have been supplemented with framework to avoid or lessen the impact of man made or natural disasters. The impact of disasters can be lessened through advance planning developing warning system as well as prompt implementation. It is essential to understand and practice all the techniques which can help us in prevention mitigation and rehabilitation. Techniques like mapping advance planning and preparing decision packages using MBO approach network analyses time management co ordination information technology human resource development etc. Volume two on Management of Natural Disasters deals with natural disasters like earthquake cyclone drought flood landslide avalanches etc. A characteristic feature of natural disasters is that they take a large toll in developing countries due to poor preparedness lack of advance warning system lack of well trained manpower coupled with corruption. Until and unless the Government is sincere the natural disasters would result in large scale damages. It is good that the government has introduced a draft disaster management bill but action is more important which require hard work dedication and sufficient equipment. In addition people's education and participation are key to control the impact of disasters. Volum. Bookseller Inventory # 57829

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