Heat Wave

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Spatio-temporal mapping of climatic and biological disaster outbreak in India has been undertaken using historical data and scientific tools to explore options to support for relief, recovery, resilience, and adaptation.

SOP for heatwave has been developed by the District Disaster Management Authority of Gorakhpur with technical support from UNICEF, UP. In SOP, the roles & responsibilities of all the departmental stakeholders have been clearly identified & comprehensively

Southasiadisasters.net issue no. 160, August 2017

Can cutting edge innovations that integrate disaster risk reduction with climate change adaptation transform our views on risk from the standpoint of individuals, institutions and investments that shape

This volume presents eighteen case studies of natural disasters from Australia, Europe, North America and developing countries. By comparing the impacts, it seeks to identify what moves people to adapt, which adaptive activities succeed and which fail

Vail, Colorado

This book was produced to mark the end of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR), a United Nations initiative to reduce the negative effects of natural disasters.

This volume communicates solutions to the problems associated with

This book offers comprehensive yet succinct guidance on the preparation, assessment, and management of a full range of disasters, both natural and man-made. More than 200 contributors carefully outline the basics of disaster management and provide