Disaster Risk Management

Book description

This book provides a framework for making administration effective and improving mitigation and rehabilitation measures with a view to ensuring a safer life for citizens.

It is an outcome of research studies carried out by eminent scholars and practitioners in South Asian countries in the field of disaster risk management. The authors discuss how different South Asian countries manage disasters and address challenges associated with them. The case studies presented in this book reflect reality versus myth. In the quest to improve the ground-level situation, it is pertinent to understand the interdisciplinary nature of approaches used to tackle the aftermath of disasters.

The key features of this book include (i) the adoption of critical and multidisciplinary approaches in discussing disaster-related problems and emerging issues; and (ii) the provision of insights into the approaches to address the challenges and issues of disaster risk management. The different stakeholders, practitioners, policy makers, and researchers will acquire a fuller and richer understanding of the various issues related to disaster risk management.

Product information

  • Title: Disaster Risk Management
  • Author(s): Dr. Huong Ha, Dr. R. S. Fernando, Sanjeev Kumar Mahajan
  • Release date: January 2019
  • Publisher(s): Business Expert Press
  • ISBN: 9781949443073