vi, 234 p.2009
Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN-13/ EAN: 9788190657907(Hardbound)
https://amzn.to/2TDjbCN INR 290.00
1. Natural disasters.
2. Disaster relief.
3. Disaster victims–Rehabilitation–Government policy.
4. Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004.
5. Earthquakes–China–Sichuan Sheng.
6. Cyclone Orissa, 1999.
7. Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
BISAC Subject: NAT023000/NATURE / Natural Disasters
About the Book
A natural disaster is the consequence of a natural hazard such as volcanic eruption, earthquake or landslide which affect human activities. Human vulnerability, exacerbated by the lack of planning or appropriate emergency management leads to financial, environmental and human losses. The resulting loss depends on the capacity of the population to support or resist the disaster. Human history is replete with various types of natural disasters, some recent being Tsunami in Indian Ocean, Sichuan earthquake, Orissa super cyclone, and Katrina hurricane in the U.S. This book describes the characteristics and magnitude of these deadly natural disasters, along-with the damages and causalities caused by them as well as their social, economic and environmental impacts. Also, it presents some moving stories survival and rehabilitation.
About the Author
Nancy Williams has been working in the field of human functioning and strategic life planning for over fifteen years. A Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Massachusetts she is associated with many organizations of repute across the world. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota and runs a counseling center.
Tsunami — Sichuan earthquake that shook the whole China — Orissa Super Cyclone — Katrina
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