About the Book –
Disaster Management has been written for providing insights on various types of disasters and the ways to manage them. It is useful for the aspirants of Civil Services and various State services Examinations. The book begins with an introduction to the subject of disasters and provides information on the different types of natural and man-made disasters. It also covers in detail the various approaches and aspects of disaster management, mitigation techniques, disaster preparedness, capacity building and the role of various stakeholders in disaster management. It also provides information on the various institutions and organisations involved in disaster management.
The book has 27 chapters, with each chapter covering the different aspects of disasters and their management. Flowcharts, maps, diagrams and tables have been used for better understanding.
Key Features –
- Questions from previous years for the main exam
- Multidisciplinary approach and linkage with Environment and Geography
- Presentation of flowcharts, maps, diagrams, and tables
- Covers international cooperation in disaster management.
- Comprehensive coverage of natural and Man-made Disasters like Train Accidents and Disaster Response.
About the Author –
P. Kumar is a core geographer. He completed his undergraduate, Master of Arts and Master of Philosophy degrees from the Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He teaches as an Assistant Professor (adhoc) at Swami Shraddhanand University, Delhi University. He has also been a visiting lecturer for Civil Services Academy at Pandit Deen Dayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, Sr. Lecturer at Srichaitanya Degree University, Hyderabad, and Lecturer in Geography at reputed coaching institutions.