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5th World Congress on Disaster Management: Volume IV

Edited By

S. Anand Babu

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ISBN 9781032355511
March 1, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
524 Pages 100 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

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables



Part 1: Building Resilience of Communities to Disasters

1. Indigenous Knowledge and Practices of the Small Ethnic Communities of Asia-Pacific Island Countries in Facing Hydro-meteorological Hazards

Mahfuzul Haque

2. An Inquiry in to Critical Factors of Community Resilience of Tribal Community: A Case of Kerala

Geetha A. and Shyni Anil Kumar

3. Where the Underprivileged Achieve Disaster Resilience: The Dawn of a Self-Sufficient Neighborhood

Monisha Makena and Shriya Sahu

4. Poverty and Disaster Risk Reduction Link for Sustainable Development "A Case Study of Union Councils of District Swabi"

Ahmed Faraz Khan

5. Life with Jiadhal: A Study of Indigenous Knowledge and Practices in Disaster Resilience

Annekha Chetia

6. Redesigning the Community-Based Disaster Risk Management Approach in India with Addition of Risk Perception from the Communities

Bhola Saha, D. Saran Prakash, Tanmay Gound and Repaul Kanji

7. Strengthening Indigenous Capacity for Building Resilience: A Case Study of Community Grain Banks in Palamu, Jharkhand

Akanksha Pandey

8. Indigenous Capacity for Disaster Resilience of the Flood Affected People in Bangladesh

Md. Anwar Hossain

9. Family Preparedness for Disaster Risk Reduction by Engaging Local Governance and Communities in Bihar (India)

Geetanjali Kumari, Vivek Kumar Singh, Amritanjali and Amrita Dhiman

10. Disaster Risk Reduction and the Sendai Framework: What Does it Mean for Bihar Disaster Resilience Practitioners?

Sunil Kumar Chaudhary

Part 2: Developing Capacity for Building Resilience to Disasters

11. Kautilya’s Antecedents, Contemporary Disaster Resilience: Relevance of Today’s Strengths and Limitations

Prof. Priti Diliprao Pohekar

12. Avhan: Maharashtra Chancellors Brigade: NSS: State Level Training Camp on Disaster Preparedness

Shrikrishna Digambar Tupare

13. Can Disaster Management Capabilities be enhanced through a Well Developed and Structured Training Embedded Capacity Building Strategy?

Prayaga M. A.

14. Hopeful Tomorrow

Jaypal Patil

15. A Study of Community Vulnerability and Capacity in the Context of Climate Change in Majuli, Assam

Josephine Nongmaithem

16. Basic Education on Disaster Management for Saving Lives

Bhasker Gupta

17. Capacity Development for Pri on Disaster Management in the Flood Affected Districts in Bihar

Ashok Kumar Sahay and R. B. Singh

18. Building Resilience Through Disaster Management Perspectives in Higher Education

Leena Mahesh Gadkari, Swati Desai and Pankaj Natu

Part 3: Disaster Preparedness for Response

19. Military Response to Natural Disasters: The Resilience of Affected Nations

Chad A. Long

20. A Review of Response to COVID 19—IRS as Management Tool

V. N. Supanekar

21. Evacuation of the Transient Population: Review of the Behavioral Aspects and Challenges

Suvam Banerjee, Indrajit Ghosh and Rajat Rastogi

22. Ham Club Station within District EOCs to Reduce Disaster Mortality

Kailash Gupta

23. Assessing the Capacity of Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) for Disaster Response: A Case of Kozhikode District, Kerala

Shyni Anilkumar

24. The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Institutional Mechanism of Police Force in Akola District

Shubham M. Daberao

25. Safety Up-gradation in Indian Nuclear Power Plants; Education and Preparedness on Disaster Management for First Respondents to Ensure Safety of Plant Personnel and Public

R. Sureshkumar, N. N. Pisharody and K. K. De

26. Fire as a Disaster: Review of VariousPrevention, Protection and Management Techniques

Sanjeev Kumar Joshi and Amit Kumar Saini

27. Evolution of Disaster Management in Indian Railways

Bhupinder Singla and Samarth Singh

28. Disaster Communication—Role of Civil Society in Preparedness

Harsha Bhargavi Pandiri

29. Emergence of Grey Water, Past Present and Future: An Overview

Sonam Saroha

Part 4: Resilient Energy and Infrastructure

30. Seismic Response Evaluation of Electrical Equipment—An Approach for Resilient Power System

R. Panneer Selvam and Yamini Gupta

31. Climate Change Induced Disaster and Resilient Infrastructure In Coastal Area

Nur E Alam Md Jobayer Sarwar

32. A Noble Ultra Low Cost Vibration Detection and Warning System to Avoid Railway Accidents

Sanjoy Deb, Saravana Kumar R. and Ramkumar R

33. Latest Innovations in Optimizing Renewable Energy Systems Infrastructure Efficiency

Ashok G. Matani

34. Resilient Infrastructure: A Paradigm Shift to Safe Structures

Ramrakhiyani Juhi

35. Business Continuity Planning for Rail Infrastructure in India under Multi-hazard Risk Analysis

Dheeraj Joshi

36. Safe and Reliable Railway Operations Through Assessment and Mitigation of Wheel-Slip Risks in Railways

Shikha Saini

37. Assessing the Role of Infrastructure Resilience within Community Resilience in Disaster Management

Vidya M. P. and Shyni Anilkumar

38. An Innovative Approach to Cost Effective Design of Earthquake-Resistant Bridges and Roads

Sunil Kumar Chaudhary

39. Role of Dynamics in Seismic Resilience of Built Structures in India

B. M. Raisinghani, T. H. Bhoraniya, A. Kumar, A. Jaiswal and S. G. Shah

40. Earthquake Risk Reduction: Effective Recovery for Building Sustainable Community Resilience

Tanushree Verma

Part 5: Resilience of Built up Environment

41. Assessing Building Vulnerability of Indian Cities in Earthquake Zone V

Tanushri Kamble and Sarika Bahadure

42. Risk Assessment and Mitigation of Tehri-Koteshwar Road in the Lesser Himalayas, India

Koushik Pandit, Mahendra Singh and Jagdish Prasad Sahoo

43. ‘Blue Economy’ vs ‘Coastal Human Settlements and Their Houses’—A Framework to Identify Similar Construction Methods and Materials

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

44. Evolution of Humanitarian Shelter Aid Design and Quarantine Housing in COVID 19 Pandemic

Kankana Narayan Dev and Amarendra Kumar Das

45. Buildings in Severe Earthquake Zones Made of Structural Steel Hollow and Plate Members

Arup Saha Chaudhuri and Avijit Ghosh

46. P-Delta Effects on SCWB & WCSB Steel Frames Subject To Seismic Loading

Arup Saha Chaudhuri, Ritu parna Chatterjee, Tan moy Banerjee and Uttarayan Chakrabarty

47. Importance of Risk Allocation for Insuring Large Infrastructure Projects: A Legal Perspective

Bhavya Bose, Abhay Dev Sharma and Kartik Baijal

Part 6: Managing Post Traumatic Stress Disorders in Disasters

48. Reducing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Through Nostalgia Inducing Music: Exploring the Role of Resilience

Sahiba Sharma and Gyan Prakash

49. Managing Post-traumatic Stress Disorders in Disasters: University Students

Priyanka Verma and Sheela Misra

50. Post-traumatic Reactions of Adolescents in a Conflict Region: Findings from an Ethnographic Study on Mental Health in Jammu and Kashmir

Urfat Anjem Mir, Kokila Khanna and Anushka Singh

51. The Impact of Natural Disaster on the Mental Health of Rescue Workers

V. Vithya, Neethu P. S. and Amala Sudarsan

52. Effectiveness of Training Workshop for Health and Mental Health Professionals on Psychosocial Care in Disaster Management

Anil Hemanna Doddamani, Sanjeev Kumar Manikappa and Sekar Kasi

53. Samaashraya: An Innovative Mental Health Clinic for Trauma Survivors

Dinakaran Damodharan, Channaveerachari Naveen Kumar and Kasi Sekar

54. Training Workshop for Health and Mental Health Professionals on Psychosocial Care in Disaster Management with a Relief Centric to Disaster Risk Reduction Approach

Yasir Arafath, Anil Hemanna Doddamani, Sanjeev Kumar Manikappa, Jayakumar C., Tansa K. A. and Sekar Kasi

55. Networking and Knowledge Management for Capacity Building in CESC, a Power Utility in Kolkata

Asoke Chakraborty

56. Role of Higher Education in Disaster Preparedness and Management in India

Nuzhat Parveen Khan and Ashish Saraswat

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