Disaster Management and Risk Reduction: Role of Environmental Knowledge

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Disaster management and risk reduction is a fast growing academic discipline of environmental sciences to meet the evident deficit of scientific and professional human resource on disaster management education and its practices.

This book provides case studies on hydro-meteorological disaster forewarning, industrial disasters, coastal protection; context of rural, urban development and agro-systems, hotspot analysis, vulnerability mapping, land-use planning, geo-ICT tools, environmental concerns in emergency relief, critical infrastructure, legal systems and ecosystem approach to disaster reduction and includes case studies on integration of climate-change adaptation with disaster management under the umbrella of regional environmental actions are added advantage.

The book helps practitioners and scholars of disaster management across a range of studies, research and ground implementations related to ecology, natural resources, agriculture, geography, health and engineering.

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