1st Edition

5th World Congress on Disaster Management: Volume V

Edited By S. Ananda Babu Copyright 2023
    576 Pages 100 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    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.

    Part 1: Challenges and Opportunities of Green Infrastructure

    1. Challenges and Opportunities of Green Infrastructure in Urban India
    Dipanjana Chakraborty

    2. Harnessing Geospatial Data to Design Blue-green Infrastructure for Building Regional and Local Scale Disaster Resilience
    Atul Kumar, Arjun Satheesh, Mahua Mukherjee, et al.

    3. Green Infrastructure for Flood Risk Reduction: An Ecological Planning Framework
    Anju John and Anjana Bhagyanathan

    4. Landscape Based Mitigation Proposals for Risk Resilience in Cyclone Hit Area of Pudimadaka, Vishakhapatnam
    Shreya Singh, Bhagyasri S., Yakshi Dalal, et al.

    5. Developing System Dynamics Model for Flood Risk Management Through Green Infrastructure
    Anjali Saraswat, Satish Pipralia and Shraddha Bahukhandi

    6. Landscape Based Mitigation Proposals for Risk Resilience in Flood Prone Area of Munroe Island, Kollam, Kerala
    Hajara Hilal Yusuf, Driya G Hari, Fathima Anz, et al.

    7. The Importance of Re-Engineering Geo-Energy Exploitation toward the Green Energy Economy: A Critical Assessment
    Mohammad R. Awal and Mohammed Deluwar Hoque

    8. Cyclone Risk Resilience and Disaster Management at the Mouth of Devi River, Orissa—A Landscape Design Based Approach
    Tanya Kansal, Debleena Nath, Kashish Chandel, et al.

    Part 2: Environmental Issues in Disaster Risk Management
    9. A Downward Spiral? Deconstructing Livelihood Diversification and Sustainability in Sundarbans Delta Region, India
    Sharanya Chattopadhyay

    10. Empirical Study of Air Quality w.r.t. RSPM in Air Quality Stations of India using Data Analytics
    Disha Gupta and Namrata Agrawal

    11. Detection of Shoreline Changes in the Highly Vulnerable Coastal Watersheds of Tamil Nadu Using DSAS
    Leo George, Balasubramani K., Abarna R. and Libina R.

    12. Techno-Social Approach to Ecological Risk Reduction and Resilience Building Learning from Tribes of Jharkhand
    Abhishek Kumar

    13. Degradation of Mangroves along Coastline of Andhra Pradesh and Strategies for Conservation
    Vijaya Kumari Nunna

    14. Epistemology of Coastal Sand Dune Landscape and Disaster
    Indhusmathi G.

    15. Rejuvenation for the Earth
    D. Pramod and D. S. Prateek

    16. Massive River Projects: Impact on Human and Aquatic Life (With Special Reference to River Ganges, Varanasi)
    Pooja Verma and R. K. Singh

    Part 3: Emerging Challenges for Urban Planning

    17. Strategies for Integrating Health and Urban Planning
    Riddhi Sarda and Sarika Bahadure

    18. Pursuing Resilience and Inclusive Approach in Planning: The Urban Aspect of COVID-19
    Shraddha Bahukhandi and Anjali Saraswat

    19. COVID-19 and Resilient City: Lessons from the Pandemic
    Sarika Bahadure

    20. An Impact Assessment Framework of Urban Physical Characteristics to Mitigate Urban Heat Island Effects
    Silpa A. S. and Lakshmi S. R.

    21. Mitigation of Planning Void by Flyovers through Intersection Area Land Use planning
    Aminas and Smitha M. V.

    22. Disaster Risk Reduction Policies for Public Heritage Building
    Moumita Majumdar and Sutapa Das

    23. Urban Regeneration of Cultural Core for Building Resilience: Case Study of Nashik
    Pranjal Chavanke

    Part 4: Making Cities Resilient: Case Studies

    24. Integrated Urban Water Management in Chandigarh Smart City
    Abby Varghese and Prof. Sulochana Shekhar

    25. GAPS and Challenges DRR Initiatives, Navi Mumbai
    Rajeev Kumar Jha

    26. Household Level Disaster Risk Knowledge in Urban Slums and Rich Community, Dhaka
    Muhammad Ferdaus, Sadia Binte Azad Sristy, Sajana Tahmid Sayma et al.

    27. Impact of Development on Natural Drainage—A Case of Chennai
    Prakhar Rathi

    28. Urban Sprawl and Climate Change Resilience in Kolkata Metropolitan Area, India
    Paulami De and Anil Kumar Roy

    29. Building Resilient Smart Cities: Sustainability and Inclusiveness
    Zoya Khan and Parvez Hayat IPS

    Part 5: Issues of Health Risk Management

    30. Health Strategy During Disaster: An Economic and Pharmaconomic Approach
    Usha Saxena

    31. Integrating Dentists as Human Resource in Disaster Management
    Siddharth Acharya MDS and Peehu Pardeshi PhD

    32. Integration of Disaster Management with Public Health: A Capacity-Building Approach
    Mr. Shafeeq K. Y., Sanjeev Kumar Manikappa, Sonu P. Raju, et al.

    Part 6: Managing Risks of Agricultural Sector

    33. A Comprehensive Technique to Agricultural Risk Management for Enhancing Resilience
    Tochukwu Benedict Ezeifekwuaba

    34. Contribution of Bamboo Cultivation for Disaster Risk Reduction & Livelihood in Coastal Areas of Bangladesh
    Md Zahir Ahmed

    35. National Flood Insurance for Sustainable Aquaculture: The Case of Minna, Nigeria
    Jaiye Dukiya

    36. Disaster Risk Assessment of Horticulture Farming Community for Developing Sustainable Human Settlement
    Niranjana Haridas and Sangeetha K Prathap

    37. Toxic Industrial Chemicals: An Emerging Disaster Threat
    Himanshu Ojha and Afreen Jahan Rahman

    38. “Risk Transfer as a Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction: A Critical Evaluation of Prime Ministers Crop Insurance Scheme in Karnataka”
    I. Maruthi and K. Lenin Babu

    Part 7: Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment: Case Studies

    39. Effect of Natural Disasters in North Eastern Region of India—A Review
    Dipak Basumatari, Nibir P. Borah, Rajib Das, et al.

    40. Disaster Vulnerability Assessment: A Case Study of Puducherry
    Riddhi Sarda and Sarika Bahadure

    41. Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment of Schools in Lower Himalayas: Haridwar District, Uttarakhand, India
    Shivani Chouhan, Aishwarya Narang and Mahua Mukherjee

    42. Mainstreaming Risk Reduction in Planning Practices for Vulnerable Hill Settlement: A Case of Uttarakhand
    Shraddha Bahukhandi and Anjali Saraswat

    43. Multi-Hazard Risk Vulnerability Assessment, Case of Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
    Goutham Varaprasad Naik, Neha Jaiswal and Sarika Bahadure

    Part 8: Assessing and Mitigating Risks of Landslides

    44. Slope Management for Himalayan Landslides
    R. K. Panigrahi

    45. Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem and Himalayan Landslides
    R. K. Panigrahi

    46. Role of Liquefaction for Seismogenic Landslides in Road Network of Himalyan Terrain of India
    R. K. Panigrahi, Alok Ranjan and V. K. Kanaujia

    47. A Comparison Between Automated Tool (SMR Tool) and Graphical Approach for mode of Failure and Calculation of Slope Mass Rating Index (SMR)
    Swagat Kar, Kumari Ankita and Sunil Kumar Pundir

    48. Slope Failure and Stabilization of Slope in Transportation Systems in Hilly Areas
    Chiranjib Sarkar, Ankit Som and Sibapriya Mukherjee

    49. Causes and Mitigation for Risk Resilience in Landslide Prone Area-Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
    Sanpreet Kaur Dua, Prabhsharan Singh, Rajshree Sakariya, et al.


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