Disaster Management in India Policies, Institutions, Practices
This book explores policies, structures, and processes of disaster management in India examining key theoretical foundations of disaster management with practical illustrations and case studies.
The book offers a comprehensive understanding of disaster management policies and practices in India and focuses on public policy approaches in addressing critical issues and challenges facing the machinery and processes of disaster management in India. The creative approach to deal with different aspects of disaster management has helped in holistic delineation of a number of critical themes such as legal frameworks of disaster management, good practices, use of innovative approaches and technology, multilateral cooperation, the role of civil society organisations, among others.
This book will be of interest to the students and researchers working in the field of disaster studies, geography, geology, development studies, public administration, public policy, economics, and governance. It will also be an invaluable companion for policy makers, practitioners, academicians and development planners working in the area of disaster management.