Disasters: Strengthening Community Mitigation and Preparedness

authored by: Khanna, B.K. & Neena Khanna
ISBN: 9789380235455 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 300 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2011
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 22.5 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 810 GMS
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Keywords

disaster preparedness, community, first responders, types of disasters, case studies, rehabilitation, casualty management, disaster management plans, mock disaster drills, district administration, state authorities, national disaster response force, para military forces, armed forces, floods, earthquakes, landslides, cyclones, forest fires, global warming, chemical disasters, nuclear disasters, school safety

The book provides a comprehensive guide to implementing the initiative of fostering a culture of preparedness within communities, as they are often the first responders in the event of a disaster. The book covers the what, how, when, and by whom of disaster preparedness, including pre-, during, and post-disaster actions. The book's key features include: 1. A thorough examination of all types of disasters, ranging from earthquakes to terrorist attacks, nuclear disasters to urban floods. 2. Supporting case studies for each disaster type. 3. A wealth of diagrams, flow charts, and color photographs to illustrate key points. 4. Region- and situation-specific requirements for rehabilitation and casualty management. 5. Guidance on setting up and executing disaster management plans tailored to specific requirements. 6. Detailed instructions for conducting mock disaster drills to prepare for various potential emergencies.

This book is an invaluable resource for first responders, district administration and state authorities (including district/tehsil/taluk/sub-division level functionaries, DM planners in the state, NGOs), schools and educational institutions, the National Disaster Response Force, Para Military Forces, and Armed Forces.

1. Introduction 2. Types of Disasters 3. Floods 4. Drought 5. Earthquakes 6. Landslides 7. Cyclones 8. Avalanches 9 Forest Fires 10. Tsunami 11. Global Warming and Related Disasters 12. Chemical and Industrial Disasters 13 Nuclear Disasters 14. Conduct of Mock 15. School Safety

 
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