NATURAL AND MAN MADE DISASTERS : VULNERABILITY, PREPAREDNESS AND MITIGATION (2 VOLS. SET)

Author:

A. K. Singh

,

K. K. Singh

Publisher:

MD PUBLICATIONS PVT LTD

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Publisher

MD PUBLICATIONS PVT LTD

Publication Year 2010
ISBN-13

9788175332003

ISBN-10 817533200X
Binding

Hard Cover

Edition FIRST
Number of Pages 691 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 25x19x2.5
Weight (grms) 1850

There has been an increase in the number of natural disasters over the past year and with it , increasing losses on account of rapid urbanization and population growth as a result of which the impact of natural disasters is now felt to a large extent. An attempt, has therefore, been made through this book to provide a gist of current and relevant information on various aspects of natural disasters and related enviromental and technological hazards. The present volume provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of natural and man-made disasters. An excellent text which offers a versatile and in-depth account of floods and droughts, landslides, earthquakes and tsunamis, atmospheric and weather related hazards, water and soil related pollution problems, land degradation, deforestation, wetland and forest fires, disasters and human health, rehabilitation/settlement, response and recovery and social and gender issues. Extensive references have been provided to show the sources of data on which conclusion may be derived and principals based. The thorough referencing will also help those who wish to learn more about specific topics. We hope that this publication would be reference document to serve the need of researches of various disciplines, policy markers, planners and administrators to formulate strategies for management of natural and man-made disasters.

A. K. Singh

AK Singh , having MA (sociology) and also MA degree in Political Science is a scholar and thinker teaching Political Science in different capacities and his knowledge is not confined to political science only but to other social sciences disciplines as well. He had worked on several assignment related to his field of study and participated in several seminars and symposiums.

K. K. Singh

Dr. K.K Singh did his B.Sc (Ag.) Hons. M. Sc (Ag) in Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science from Agra University, Agra and M. Phil and PhD in Applied Chemistry from A.M.U. Aligarh. He qualified national Eligibility Test in Soil Science ¬ Soil Chemistry / Fertility and Microbiology in 1995 and NET 1997 in Soil Science ¬ Soil Physics/ Soil & Water Conservation. He joined the Department of Agriculture, Govt. of Rajasthan in 1993 as Asst. Agril. Research Officer (Chem.) and presently working at Project Directorate (Research), Agriculture and Soil Survey, Krishi Bhawan, Bikaner.
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