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Earthquake Disaster Reduction: Masonry Buildings, Design and Construction

By: Dr Anand S. Arya

Price: $16.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104454

ISBN: 8187966505

Condition: New


The saying goes “Earthquakes Don’t Kill, Buildings Do”. Correctly speaking, only the buildings of unsafe design and construction collapse under earthquake impact, thereby killing the inmates. But those constructed with proper earthquake resisting features neither collapse nor kill. The author has carried out research and development studies in regard to such buildings, starting in1960, and has developed safe building construction methods based on structural analyses and extensive laboratory tests. The book includes in different chapters, the know how about the earthquake occurrences, the... View more info

Disaster Management: An Appraisal of Institutional Mechanism in India

By: OS Dagur

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104371

ISBN: 9789380502724

Condition: New


The core theme of this study is analysis of the revamped institutional mechanism and the recent initiatives that are in the process of being implemented in the context of managing disasters in India. While discussing some of the major concerns relating to institutional mechanisms for managing disasters, the book provides inputs and recommends suitable measures to improve the overall framework. Recommendations are towards making the institutional mechanism, comprising the government and non-government organisations, community and as well as individuals, more responsive through a participative, ... View more info

Micro-Finance and Disaster Risk Reduction

By: P. G. Dhar Chakrabarti & Mihir R. Bhatt (Eds)

Price: $12.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104457

ISBN: 8187966548

Condition: New


1.Micro-Finance for Tsunami Recovery 2Rashtriya Mahila Kosh as Apex Service Provider 3Why Sanghamitra is Different 4.Kalanjiam Model of DHAN Foundation 5.Swayam Programme in Andaman & Nicobar Islands 6.SEWA Jeevika Experience 7.Making Micro-Finance Work for the Victims of the Tsunami 8.Micro-Finance Srvices for Disaster Risk Management 9.Experience from Philippines 10Transffering Risk Through Micro-Insurace 11.Invest to Prevent Disaster.Printed Pages: 240. View more info