Disaster Education and Management, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 8132215664
  • ISBN-13: 9788132215660
  • DDC: 363.348
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 349 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The book is expressly written for the young minds because they are our best hope for a safer tomorrow. The book is profusely illustrated, as it offers a joyride to the world of the whole range of hazards through simplified teaching-learning process, with less of teaching and more of learning. This is because most readers would love to learn without actually being taught. The book is designed to take advantage of distilled wisdom of centuries to inspire and enlighten the common man to turn them into prime movers of safer societies. Senior citizens, community leaders, self-trained disaster managers, social workers, media personnel, bureaucrats and those averse to the very thought of reading will also find the book useful as it is illustrative and inviting.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
The Author’s Hello to Readers.
The Dream Destination.
1: Disaster Education: The Silver Bullet.
2: Disaster Terminology.
3: The World of Hazards and Disasters.
4: From Belief to the Basics of Disasters.
5: The New Awakening.
6: Prediction and Forecasting of Natural Disasters.
7: Lessons in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management.
8: Guide to Safety.
About the Author.
Annexure 1: Know about Some Major Disasters.
Annexure 2: References for Popular and Advanced Reading.