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July 2020 | 384 pages | SAGE Texts
A comprehensive and contextual text that examines the manifold strategies of managing both natural and manmade disasters in India.

Disaster Management in India
 critically evaluates the various policies, plans, structures, institutions, processes as well as functionaries that work towards managing disasters in the country. It seeks to provoke its readers to not only revisit the entire discourse of disasters and their management, but also develop a sense of disaster resilience in their lives and effectively deal with any unwarranted natural or manmade eventuality.

Key Features:

• Explores disaster management from an interdisciplinary perspective

• Detailed analysis of various theoretical underpinnings necessary to understand the concept of disaster management

• Lucid explanation of ideas with tables, maps, flowcharts, appropriate examples and practice assignments

 
Preface
 
Introduction
 
Part A: Understanding Disasters
 
Introduction to Disasters
 
Natural Disasters
 
Man-made Disasters
 
Contextualizing Disasters
 
Part B: Disaster Management: Concept and Context
 
Conceptualizing Disaster Management
 
Disaster Management Cycle
 
Global Thrust for Disaster Management
 
Evolution of Disaster Management System
 
Part C: Management of Disasters in India
 
Disaster Profile of India
 
Disaster Management Policy
 
Legal Framework
 
Disaster Mitigation: Institutional Arrangements
 
Financial and Federal Dimensions
 
Good Practices in Disaster Management
 
Part D: New Horizons of Disaster Management
 
Role of Science and Technology
 
Voluntary Action and Multilateral Cooperation
 
Innovations and Challenges in Managing Disasters
 
Towards a Disaster-resilient India
 
Managing a Biological Disaster: The Case of COVID-19 in India
 
Conclusion
 
Bibliography
 
Index

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Rajendra Kumar Pandey

Rajendra Kumar Pandey is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. Besides earning his Masters, MPhil and Doctorate degrees from the University of Delhi, he also holds the prestigious Postgraduate Diploma (with summa cum laude: excellent grade) in Federalism, Decentralization and Conflict Resolution from the Institute of Federalism, University of Fribourg, Switzerland. In the past, Dr Pandey taught graduate students at the Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (1998– 2003),Hindu College (2003–09) (both University of Delhi), and the UGC... More About Author

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