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Arun Kumar Talwar and Satish Juneja

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Item Description: Commonwealth Pub, New Delhi, 2009. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. 1. Natural and human made disasters. 2. Coping with emotional effects of disasters. 3. Human rights standards on post disaster rehabilitation. 4. Mitigating the impacts of bombing. 5. Managing space disaster. 6. Role of technology is disaster mitigation. 7. Disaster mitigation programme. 8. The Public Liability Insurance Act 1991. 9. The chemical accidents (Emergency planning preparedness and responses) Rules 1996. 10. The disaster management bill 2005. Bibliography. Index. This book has been written as to serve as a useful referral for those involved in disaster management. Human disasters have become a common feature of our times and in a disturbing trend have at times prove to be much more lethal and disastrous than natural ones. As such their management and control have also become arduous tasks requiring greater cooperated efforts and control over details. Human made Disaster Management details all that you need to know about the control policies and mitigation strategies involved where man made tragedies are concerned. Various pre disasters strategies like warnings and control measures for a plethora of disasters ranging from biowarfare to oil and hazardous material spills have been detailed. Post disaster strategies including those of emergency medical aid rehabilitation food water sanitation etc. have also been covered. In addition the complex issues of post disaster psychology and counseling re establishment of livelihoods have also been included. 272 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 72006

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Arun Kumar Talwar and Satish Juneja

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Item Description: Commonwealth, New Delhi, 2009. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. 1. Introduction to cyclone. 2. Hazards disasters and your community. 3. Tropical cyclones. 4. Cyclone vulnerability and casual workers. 5. Methods of disaster risk reduction. 6. Hazards of cyclones in India. 7. Instructional and financial arrangements for disaster management. 8. Modern strategies for disaster risk reduction. 9. Cyclone warning system. 10. Cyclone risk mitigation programme. 11. Contingency action planning. 12. Cyclone disaster mitigation in Bangladesh. Bibliography. Index. Cyclone Disaster Management offers the reader a proactive approach to the management of cyclonic disasters assessing analysis and enumerating the various mitigation strategies and disaster control policies. It discusses and elaborates on the various structural mitigation measures like cyclone shelters killas coastal embankment improving housing conditions and the like. Also under investigation are the non structural mitigation measures like coastal afforestation public awareness community preparedness local level contingency plans social mobilisation etc. The main thrust however has been placed on immediate handling and control of cyclonic event including pre disaster warnings post disaster policies like relocation medical aid food shelter etc. Case studies have been included too to provide a deeper understanding of managing disasters. 270 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 71948

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Arun Kumar Talwar and Satish Juneja

Published by Commonwealth, New Delhi (2009)

ISBN 10: 8131101568 ISBN 13: 9788131101568

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Item Description: Commonwealth, New Delhi, 2009. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Greenhouse gas reduction. 3. Climate change on biodiversity. 4. Building a climate friendly environment. 5. International climate efforts. 6. Climate data analysis. 7. Political economy of climate change. 8. Health effects of climate change. 9. Modelling of global climate change. 10. The framework convention on climate change. Bibliography. Index. This book entitled Global Climate Change takes an in depth look into the issue furnishing an almost encyclopaedic amount of information on what entails the processes through which functions this phenomenon what are the repercussions that are bound to happen and what it means for us today. An overview has been given of the greenhouse gas emissions which is the main culprit behind the problem. The environmental health social and cultural impacts of global warming have been ascertained and an erudite insightful amount of information has been provided for which relates to the environmental policies and the treaties which have been signed upon by world governments especially by the developed world. Compendious and exhaustive it is hoped that the book serves well as an informative and interesting work on the issue of global climate change. 270 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 71949

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Item Description: Commonwealth Pub, New Delhi, 2009. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. 1. Introduction to Tsunamis. 2. 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. 3. Tsunami management. 4. Assessing the environmental impact of Tsunamis. 5. Coastal vulnerability assessments. 6. Institutional and policy framework for disaster management in India. 7. Disaster risk management and millennium development goals. 8. Post tsunami. Bibliography. Index. The Tsunami triggered a new interest in understanding this phenomenon which had until now been quite rare. However there are numerous lessons to be learnt from this catastrophe especially in Tsunami disaster management. This book is a comprehensive exploitation of a disaster like tsunami and its pre as well as post disaster management. Beginning with an examination of this phenomenon on what it is and how it works the book moves on to assess various mitigation strategies and relief efforts. These include pre disaster Tsunami warning systems post disaster issues like medical aid food water sanitation shelter and relocation etc. Assessing practical information on the disaster management lessons learnt from the previous disasters it discusses the complex issues relating to reconstruction and re settlement post disaster and the challenges faring the re establishment of economic livelihoods. 270 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 72082

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Item Description: Commonwealth Pub, New Delhi, 2009. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. 1. Understanding drought. 2. Drought management strategies. 3. Drought preparedness. 4. Reducing drought risk. 5. Comprehensive risk assessment. 6. Drought early warning system. 7. Role of remote sensing in drought management. 8. Drought and the farming sector. 9. Creating drought resistant soil. 10. Drought and sustainable agriculture in India. 11. Post drought rehabilitation. 12. Drought relief and mitigation in Maharashtra. Bibliography. Index. Drought Management has been written keeping this goal in mind and is useful guide and referral for those involved in disaster management. The book is a compendious encyclopaedia on the issue of effectively managing droughts. Elaborating on numerous mitigation measures to cope with droughts it includes such strategies as close monitoring of the emerging drought scenario so as to develop an advanced warning system relief measures for providing immediate succour to the affected population upkeep of cattle wealth hammering out alternative crop strategy for maximum possible retrieval of crops etc. In addition the inclusion of long term measures like water conservation projects such as aquifer recharge and the constructs of reservoirs has also been taken care of in this book. 264 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 72158

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Item Description: Commonwealth Pub, New Delhi, 2009. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. 1. Global flood scenario. 2. Coping with flood. 3. Flood mitigation. 4. Medicolegal work in flood affected areas. 5. Management of deadbodies. 6. Floodproofing strategies. 7. Resolutions on managing corpses. 8. Floods management in India. 9. Integrated flood management. Bibliography. Index. Flood Disaster Management has been written to serve as a valuable guide for effective disaster management in case of flooding events. It provides a schematic of the steps associated with risk assessment and management of floods. For flooding events there is a need to calculate the probability or likelihood that an extreme event will occur and to establish and estimate the social economic and environmental implications should the event occur under existing conditions. This book takes into account such a factor assessing the potential for a flood to occur and a vulnerability analysis to provide an understanding of the consequences should an flood of a certain magnitude occur. Various mitigation strategies have been evaluated to assess their ability for reducing risk exposure. Based on a through risk assessment numerous management plans and specific mitigation measures have been identified which can be then undertaken to implement the selected mitigation measures. 286 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 72191

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Item Description: Commonwealth, New Delhi, 2009. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. 1. Introduction to volcanoes. 2. Physical behaviour of volcanoes. 3. Volcanic activity and eruptions. 4. Volcanic eruptions and climate. 5. Volcanic disturbances and ecosystem recovery. 6. Capabilities and eruption forecasting. 7. Volcanic ash and other airborne hazardous materials. 8. Volcanic eruptions affect society. 9. Volcanic hazards. 10. Natural hazard risk reduction. 11. Mitigation of volcanic disasters. 12. Role of ecosystems in mitigating natural hazards. 13. Volcanic Risk Mitigation Plan. 14. Techniques for Natural Hazard Assessment. Bibliography. Index. A volcano is an opening in the earth's surface or crust which allows hot molten rock ash and gases to escape from deep below the surface. Spewing molten fluid magmas to escape volcanic gas eruption pose immense threat to life and property. Although most volcanoes in the world lie dormant today there is no complete assurance that the volcanoes cannot erupt in the near future. Volcano Disaster Management has been written to serve as a handy reference and guide for those involved in the field of disaster management in the event of a volcanic eruption. It begins with a useful introduction to volcanoes and their activity which serve better understanding of the phenomena. It also enumerates upon pre disaster warning which are of immense help in reducing the destruction of booming disaster. Most importantly post disaster management has been greatly elucidated. Strategies and managerial pointers have been provided for addressing the issues of medical aid food water and shelter. 276 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 72339

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Arun Kumar Talwar and Satish Juneja

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Item Description: Commonwealth, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. 2nd Edition. Contents Vol. I. Natural Disaster Management Preface. 1. Disaster assessment. 2. Natural disaster mitigation and relief. 3. Natural disaster mitigation in sewerage systems. 4. Environmental management and the mitigation of natural disasters. 5. Flood disaster management. 6. Tornadoes and hurricanes. 7. Katrina and Rita Hurricanes. 8. Contingency planning. 9. Disaster management ethics. Bibliography. Index. Vol. II. Human Made Disaster Management Preface. 1. Natural and human made disasters. 2. Coping with emotional effects of disasters. 3. Human rights standards on post disaster rehabilitation. 4. Mitigating the impacts of bombing. 5. Managing space disaster. 6. Role of technology in disaster mitigation. 7. Disaster Mitigation Programme. 8. The Public Liability Insurance Act 1991. 9. The Chemical Accidents (Emergency Planning Preparedness and Responses) Rules 1996. 10. The Disaster Management Bill 2005. Bibliography. Index. Vol. III. Hazardous Materials Disaster Management Preface. 1. Releases of hazardous materials during earthquakes. 2. Handling household hazardous materials. 3. Managing radioactive materials. 4. Emergency warning for hazardous materials transportation accidents. 5. Management of chemical accidents. 6. Risk management in gas and electricity industries. 7. Vulnerability analysis of hazardous substances. 8. Safety planning in hazardous industry. 9. Dangerous goods safety management. 10. Humanitarian approach to disaster management. 11. Modeling multi hazard disaster reduction strategies. 12. Manufacture storage and import of Hazardous Chemical Rules 1989. 13. Hazardous Waste (Management and Handling) Amendment Rules 2000. 14. Rules for the manufacture use import export and storage of hazardous micro organisms genetically engineered organisms or cells. Bibliography. Index. Vol. IV. Drought Management Preface. 1. Understanding drought. 2. Drought management strategies. 3. Drought preparedness. 4. Reducing drought risk. 5. Comprehensive risk assessment. 6. Drought Early Warning System. 7. Role of Remote Sensing in Drought Management. 8. Drought and the farming sector. 9. Creating drought resistant soil. 10. Drought and sustainable agriculture in India. 11. Post drought rehabilitation. 12. Drought relief and mitigation in Maharashtra. Bibliography. Index. Vol. V. Volcano Disaster Management Preface. 1. Introduction to volcanoes. 2. Physical behaviour of volcanoes. 3. Volcano activity and eruptions. 4. Volcanic eruptions and climate. 5. Volcanic disturbances and ecosystem recovery. 6. Capabilities and eruption forecasting. 7. Volcanic ash and other air borne hazardous materials. 8. Volcanic eruptions affect society. 9. Volcanic hazards. 10. Natural hazard risk reduction. 11. Mitigation of volcanic disasters. 12. Role of ecosystems in Mitigating natural hazards. 13. Volcanic Risk Mitigation Plan. 14. Techniques for natural hazard assessment. Bibliography. Index. Vol. VI. Cyclone Disaster Management Preface. 1. Introduction to cyclone. 2. Hazards disasters and your community. 3. Tropical cyclones. 4. Cyclone vulnerability and casual workers. 5. Methods of disaster risk reduction. 6. Hazards of cyclones in India. 7. Instructional and financial arrangements for disaster management. 8. Modern strategies for disaster risk reduction. 9. Cyclone Warning System. 10. Cyclone Risk Mitigation Programme. 11. Contingency Action Planning. 12. Cyclone Disaster Mitigation in Bangladesh. Bibliography. Index. Vol. VII. Tsunami Disaster Management Preface. 1. Introduction to Tsunamis. 2. 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. 3. Tsunami Management. 4. Assessing the environmental impact of Tsunamis. 5. Coastal vulnerability assessments. 6. Institutional and policy framework for disaster management in India. 7. Disaster risk management and millennium development goals. 8. Post tsunami. Bibliography. Index. Vol. VIII. Earthquake Disaster Management Preface. 1. Earthquakes causes and consequences. 2. Sources of earthquakes damage. 3. Earthquake relat. Bookseller Inventory # 67013

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