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Author Pal, Indrajit, author

Title Natural hazards management in Asia / Indrajit Pal and Tuhin Ghosh
Published Los Angeles [California] : Sage, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (400 pages) : illustrations
Contents Natural hazards classification -- Risk -- Vulnerability -- Mitigation -- Modern technology in disaster management -- Overview of disaster management mechanism in asian countries -- Response, relief, reconstruction, rehabilitation, and resilience -- Natural disaster risk governance -- Tools and techniques in disaster management -- Glossary
Summary Natural disasters are more common now than they have been ever before. Globally, climates are changing and natural hazards are becoming routine. This book is a study of natural hazards and how they turn into disasters—with a focus on Asian countries. It takes a holistic view of the subject and discusses different concepts of disaster management to understand both theory as well as practice. The book also explains best practices and the most effective tools for alleviating the consequences of such disasters
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Emergency management -- Asia
Hazard mitigation -- Asia
Hazardous geographic environments -- Asia
Natural disasters -- Asia -- Management
Emergency management.
Hazard mitigation.
Hazardous geographic environments.
Natural disasters -- Management.
Form Electronic book
Author Ghosh, Tuhin, author
ISBN 9386602199 (ebk)