Disaster Management: Future Challenges and Opportunities

Jagbir Singh

ISBN: 9789389583540

INR 525


The speed and enormity of sudden disasters has forced man to react in a speedy way to come to the rescue of the people involved. The following factors are necessary to accomplish this. The exact location of the disaster site and the type of disaster, as these determine the sort of aid required.

This book will provide a broad range of critical and practical ideas and intensive information with latest data regarding Disaster Management at local, regional, national and international levels.

Section 1: Natural Disaster Management

  1. Fire Disaster: Challenges, Opportunities and its Management–A Case Study of Australia
  2. Challenges of Flood Disaster Management: A Case Study Noida
  3. Global Warming: Challenges for Food Security in India
  4. Landslide Disasters and its Management
  5. Flood Disaster: Its Impact, Challenges and Management in India
  6. Earthquake Hazard Management


Section 2: Man Made Disasters

  1. Temporal Transport Hazard Dynamics: A Case Study of Delhi
  2. Solid Waste Management: Post-Disaster
  3. Preliminary Assessment of Impact of Tsunami on the Nutrient and Sediment Dynamics in the Pichavaram Mangrove Ecosystem, India
  4. AIDS: Health Disaster, Challenges and its Management in Delhi
  5. A Threat of Bio-terrorism in Mega Cities
  6. Antibacterial Activity of Some Botano-Extracts Against Plant Pathogenic Bacteria Pseudomonas syringae
  7. Technological Hazards: Man-Made Disasters
  8. Climate Change and Vulnerability of Coastal Mega Cities
  9. Fire Hazard Management in Urban Areas


Section 3: Role of Technology in Disaster Management

  1. Future Applications and Challenges of Remote Sensing, GPS and GIS in Disaster Management in India
  2. Fire Disaster and its Possible Management through GIS Technology in Delhi
  3. Avalanches Problem in India and the Role of GIS, Remote Sensing and Information Technology in its Mitigation


Section 4: Community Preparedness

  1. Vulnerability Analysis and Mitigation: Key to Disaster Management
  2. Partnership Development with VBOs in Disaster Management in Delhi
  3. The Impact of Tsunami on the Groundwater Quality in Tamilnadu, South East Coast of India
  4. Role of Tourism Business Firms in Disaster Management Strategies
  5. Impact of Tsunami on Coastal Zones

Challenges and Opportunities to Disaster Management in India