Disaster Education And Management: A Joyride For Students, Teachers And Disaster Managers by Rajendra Kumar BhandariDisaster Education And Management: A Joyride For Students, Teachers And Disaster Managers by Rajendra Kumar Bhandari

Disaster Education And Management: A Joyride For Students, Teachers And Disaster Managers

byRajendra Kumar Bhandari

Paperback | August 27, 2016

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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.
Dr. R.K. Bhandari is a noted geohazards researcher, a teacher, and a practitioner. Early scientific work of the author was on landslides in the Indian Himalayas, mudslides of the Isle of Wight and the Isle of Sheppey in the United Kingdom, and on landslides in the Central Highlands of SriLanka. The great Malpa rock-avalanche-tragedy of...
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Title:Disaster Education And Management: A Joyride For Students, Teachers And Disaster ManagersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:349 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:August 27, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8132229053

ISBN - 13:9788132229056

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Table of Contents

Disaster Education-the Silver Bullet.- Disaster Terminology.- The world of Hazards and Disasters.- From Belief to the Basics of Disasters.- The New Awakening.- Prediction and Forecasting of Natural Disasters.- Lessons in Disaster Management.- Guide to Safety.- Annexure 1: Know about Some Major Disasters.- Annexure 2: References for Popular and Advanced reading.- They lived safely thereafter.