Disaster Vulnerability Management and Mitigation

By: Seemin Mushir

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The present work is an effort of author to explore and investigate disasters their typology and occurrence as well as their management and simplify it for the students of disaster management at the graduation, post-graduation and for those who are doing research in this field. This book has many relevant data maps and text for those who are preparing for various Civil services and other competitive exams. Author completed her doctorate in Environment, and teaching geography and disaster management in the Department of Geography Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, from last fourteen years. The idea to write a book on disaster management emerge because of author’s keen interest in this field as she already publish many papers on disasters and their impacts she further wants to exceed her expertise to pen down the issues related to disaster management in a more organized and generalized way. This book has recent data and maps presenting current scenario of the problem in the world and India. The book has recent information so that it can help to planners and disaster managers as well as students of related fields. This book will reshape prevalent vulnerabilities in the world as well as in the country. The emerging scenario is indicative of increasing vulnerabilities in the world. The disasters cannot be stopped but their effects can be reduced up to some extent by careful planning and preparedness. This book defines disasters that are prevalent in the world and the ways adopted for their management and mitigation. Risk and vulnerabilities are viewed here as a manifestation of marginalization of a large section of society, their vulnerable living conditions and lack of access to basic services. The book has two distinct parts, the world disasters and disasters in India, their nature, typology, distribution, and management measures. This book has seven chapters on different aspects of disaster management. Printed Pages: 262.

Title: Disaster Vulnerability Management and Mitigation

Author Name: Seemin Mushir

Categories: India, Education,

Publisher: New Delhi, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd..: 2018

ISBN: 9789386397966

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 700425

Keywords: Disaster Vulnerability Management and Mitigation Seemin Mushir