Natural and Anthropogenic Disasters Vulnerability, Preparedness and Mitigation

The major challenges of the 21st century faced by human beings are how to achieve water security, food security, energy security and environmental security. Owing to enhanced natural/anthropogenic disasters worldwide, these challenges become much more complicated and daunting especially for developi...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Jha, M.K. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2010, 2010
Edition:1st ed. 2010
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Natural and Anthropogenic Disasters: An Overview
  • Earthquakes in India: Hazards, Genesis and Mitigation Measures
  • Impact of 2004 Tsunami on Housing, Sanitation, Water Supply and Wastes Management: The Case of Ampara District in Sri Lanka
  • Impact of December 2004 Tsunamion Indian Coasts and Mitigation Measures
  • Tsunami Impacts and Rehabilitation of Groundwater Supply: Lessons Learned from Eastern Sri Lanka
  • Tsunami Early Warning System: An Indian Ocean Perspective
  • Flood Hazards in India and Management Strategies
  • Modeling for Flood Control and Management
  • Real-Time Flood Forecasting by a Hydrometric Data-Based Technique
  • Drought Hazards and Mitigation Measures
  • Indicators for Assessing Drought Hazard in Arid Regions of India
  • Tropical Cyclones: Trends, Forecasting and Mitigation
  • Temperature Extremes over India and their Relationship with El Niño-Southern Oscillation
  • Monitoring Physiographic Rainfall Variation for Sustainable Management of Water Bodies in India
  • Emerging Tools and Techniques for Mine Safety and Disaster Management
  • Management of Forest Fire Disaster: Perspectives from Swaziland
  • Climate Change and Water Resources in India: Impact Assessment and Adaptation Strategies
  • Global Climate Change vis-à-vis Crop Productivity
  • Adapting Smallholder Dairy Production System to Climate Change
  • Climate Change-Proof Disaster Risk Reduction: Prospects and Challenges for Developing Countries
  • Potential of Geospatial Technologies for Mitigating Land and Water Related Disasters
  • Decision Support System: Concept and Potential for Integrated Water Resources Management
  • Sustainable Forest Management: Key to Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation
  • Participatory Information Management for Sustainable Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Cyclone EmergencyPreparedness in DAE Coastal Installations, India
  • Sustainable Management of Disasters: Challenges and Prospects