Disaster Communication and Early Warning Systems
by Banzal, Preeti & Anik K Gupta
Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2020
ISBN : 9789389605686
Price : Rs 11495.00
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Author Profile
Dr Preeti Banzal, Director, Telecom Engineering Centre, Ministry of Communications, Government of India, New Delhi (Formerly – Joint Advisor of Capacity Building & Training at the National Disaster Management Authority of India). Dr Anil K. Gupta, Head – Division of Policy Planning, and Head of Training, Ministry of Home Affairs, National Institute of Disaster Management, Government of India, New Delhi (Formerly–Head & Director, Institute of Environment and Development Studies, Bundelkhand Un
About the Book
The book discusses in detail about disaster communication and early warning systems with all requisites and imperatives. It sets the conceptual background of disaster management and impending paradigm shift from response and relief centric to proactive preparedness centric approach, with references to international strategies on disaster management and climate change adaptation such as Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Climate Agreement. The bo
Table of Contents
Contents Acknowledgement v Foreword by Mr. Kamal Kishore, NDMA vii Foreword by Dr. Shirish Ravan, UNOOSA ix Preface by Prof. Jorn Birkmann, Germany xi Abbreviations xvii 1. Introduction and Overview of Disaster Managment 1 • Disaster Definitions 1 • Disaster Trends: Global Scenario 2 • Disaster Trends: Regional Scenario 3 • Disaster Trends: Indian Scenario 5 • Climate Change and Disaster Management 10 • Information Communication Technology in Disaster Management 13 • A Review of Re
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