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5th World Congress on Disaster Management: Volume V

Edited By

S. Anand Babu

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ISBN 9781032355528
March 1, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
610 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: 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, Vickyson Naorem, Shirish Ravan, Louise Schreyers, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Yvonne Walz and Ananda Mallawantantri

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, Richa Raje, Sonal Tiwari and Anupama Bharti

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, Sonal Tiwari, Richa Raje and Anupama Bharti

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, Richa Raje, Sonal Tiwari and Anupama Bharti

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 and Mohsina Aktar

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, Anil Hemanna Doddamani, Tansa K. A., Kamaldeep Sadh and Sekar Kasi

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, R. K. Burnwal, S. Eranki and K. S. Sidhartha

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, Sonal Tiwari, Richa Raje and Anupama Bharthi

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