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5th World Congress on Disaster Management: Volume III

Edited By

S. Anand Babu

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ISBN 9781032355504
February 16, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
368 Pages 106 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM) brings researchers, policy makers and practitioners from around the world in the same platform to discuss various challenging issues of disaster risk management, enhance understanding of risks and advance actions for reducing risks and building resilience to disasters. The fifth WCDM deliberates on three critical issues that pose the most serious challenges as well as hold the best possible promise of building resilience to disasters. These are Technology, Finance, and Capacity. WCDM has emerged as the largest global conference on disaster management outside the UN system. The fifth WCDM was attended by more than 2500 scientists, professionals, policy makers, practitioners all around the world despite the prevalence of pandemic.

Table of Contents

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Part 1: Management of the Pandemics of COVID-19—General Issues

1. Impact of COVID-19 on the Effectiveness of Safety Practices on Construction Projects: A Comparative Analysis Framework of Health and Risk Assessment

J. R. C. Jimenez, A. A. Sasaki, P. F. M. Simbulas and J. S. Buluran

2. Mapping COVID-19 for Risk Reduction and Capacity Building in Indian Scenario

Anindita S. Chaudhuri, Nischal Gaur and Pragya Rana

3. Harnessing People Factor at Workplace During Covid-19 Pandemic: A Public Sector Study in Kolkata

Partha Naskar

4. Enlightenment: The Covid-19 Pandemic

D. Pramod

5. Retrospection of NDMP and Forecasting its Prophecy with Special Reference to COVID-19

A. N. Chavan, S. M. Pore and S. R. Bhagat

6. Optimal Lockdown Management Using Short-term COVID-19 Prediction Model

Shuvrangshu Jana and Debasish Ghose

7. Decision Support System Framework for Epidemic Disaster Mitigation/Management

K. Sasikala, P. Harikrishna, S. Thamarai Selvi and N. Lakshmanan

8. Assessing the Impact of Corona Pandemic on Adopting Healthy Habits Among People of Uttar Pradesh

Adity Kumari and Sheela Misra

9. Temporal Patterns of Population Level Help Seeking Behaviours During Covid-19 Pandemic in India:

An Exploratory Study

Geetanjali Kumari, Vivek Kumar Singh, Amritanjali and Amrita Dhiman

10. The Coronavirus Pandemic Infects All, Even the Fundamental Right Guaranteed by

the Constitution of India!

Manav Srivastava and Tanvi Gupta

11. Judicial Stand on Compensation During Covid-19 in the Light of Reepak Kansal v. Union of India & Ors.

Anoop Kuma and Aarushi Batra

12. Underlining the Role of Legal Systems, Legal Education and Legal Awareness in Managing Substance

Abuse During Covid-19 Pandemic with Special Reference to Alcohol Consumption in India

Achintya Arora and Garima Tiwari

13. Biodefence Preparedness for Emergency Response and Disaster Management: Lesson Learned from

COVID-19 Pandemic

Manmohan Parida

Part 2: Management of the Pandemics of COVID-19—Social Issues

14. Study for Gender Perspective—During "New" Normal

Shivangi Srivastava and Sheela Misra

15. Building Community Capabilities in Pandemic Response: Role of Mental Models held by Lay-People of Phenomena Related to Covid-19

Subodh Wagle and Himali Mhatre

16. Education in India—During COVID-19 Challenges Faced and Solutions for a Post-Pandemic Era

Lucretia Aldons and Jude Aldons

17. Education in Maharashtra During Covid-19: A Risk-Informed Response Perspective

Piyush Galane

18. Empowering Students with Visual Impairments to Prepare for Earthquake (A Study of Rajkiya Visually Impaired Inter School of Lucknow City)

Afiya Bano and Neeti Kushwaha

19. Community, Communication, and Capacity Building: Integrated Risks of COVID-19 Response in India

Shabana Khan

20. India’s Shadow Pandemic—A Study of Domestic Violence During the Covid 19

Priya A. Sondhi

Part 3: Management of the Pandemics of COVID-19—Economic Issues

21. "Indian Railway—A Galloping Elephant" (Life in the Times of Covid-19)

Naresh Lalwani Irse, Anshumali Kumar and Jude Aldons

22. Post COVID-19 Impact on Construction Industry: Challenges and Solutions

Ajay Chourasia, Shubham Singhal and Akshat Chourasia

23. Covid-19 and Banking Sector of Bangladesh: Navigating Turbulent Times and the Way Forward

Kamal Chowdhury and Akbaruddin Ahmad

24. Significance of Healthcare Investment in Tackling Pandemics: Lessons from Kerala on the Backdrop of COVID-19

Rajeeve L. Pillai and Rohit M.

25. Impacts of Covid 19 on Textile Industry Workers in Bangladesh: Socio-Economic Perspective

Muhammad Ferdaus, Maruf Hasan Rumi, A. M. M. Mubassher Shah and Md. Minhajul Abedin

26. Disaster and Business: The Approaches of Corporate Towards Disaster Response with Special Context of CSR in India

Nitesh Pathak

27. Corporate Response to Disaster Resilience: Examining Problems and Potential for Indian CSR Regime

Vidhi Madaan Chadda and Navjeet Sidhu Kundal

28. Cash-Aid Support of Bangladesh Government During Covid 19 Pandemic; Effectiveness and Challenges

Muhammad Ferdaus, Maruf Hasan Rumi, Shukti Bala and Md. Abu Sayem

Part 4: Management of the Pandemics of COVID-19—Issues of Health

29. Four Zone Deployable MediCAB for COVID-19 Management

Subhash N. N., Muraleedharan C. V. and Shreeram R.

30. Origin, Transmission and Spread of COVID-19: Lessons for Future

Shireen Naaz Fatma

31. Modeling and Prediction of COVID-19 Spread in India for Growth Rate Estimation

Shail Bala and Amritanjali

32. Mass Casualty Management due to Road Traffic Accidents in this Era of Covid-19 Pandemic: A Tertiary Care Institutional Experience

Amit Chaudhary, Ambrish Kumar and Shailendra Yadav

33. Critical Medical Resource Allocation during COVID-19 Pandemic 2

Shuvrangshu Jana, Rudrashis Majumder and Debasish Ghose

34. SMART MEDIAIRGUARDTM (A Proactive Solution to Monitor and Control Infection Risks in

Healthcare Facilities)

Dr. Meeta Ruparel

35. UVC MEDIAIRGUARDTM (A Non-contact Swift Solution to Disinfect COVID-19 Care Centers)

Meeta Ruparel

36. MEDIIAGVTM (Minimal Contact Medical Waste Management from Source Collection to Disposition Point)

Meeta Ruparel

37. The Lessons of COVID-19 for Public Health Climate Preparedness

Sunil Kumar Chaudhary

Part 5: Management of the Pandemics of COVID-19—Issues of Mental Health

38. Psycho-Social Support Based Intervention for Patients and Caregivers Stranded During the

Lock-Down During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Study Report from India

Devaki N. S., Sekar Kasi, Ajay Kumar Goyal and Sanjeev Kumar Manikappa

39. Psychosocial Support for Community of Migrant Workers During Lockdown Imposed due to

COVID-19 Pandemic

Devaki N. S., Sekar Kasi, Ajay Kumar Goyal, Sanjeev Kumar Manikappa and Anil Doddamani

40. Perceived Stress and Wellbeing of School Teachers During COVID-19 Pandemic

Shafeeq K. Y., Anil Hemanna Doddamani, Sanjeev Kumar Manikappa, Sonu P. Raju, Tansa K. A. and Sekar Kasi

41. ‘SAANTHWANA’—A Psychosocial Support Helpline for Health Care Workers During the COVID-19Pandemic at NIMHANS

Tansa K. A., Sanjeev Kumar Manikappa, Devaki N. S. and Sekar Kasi

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S. Anand Babu is President of DMICS and Convenor of WCDM