You are here

Resources to help you transition to teaching online

Instructors: To support your transition to online learning, please see our resources and tools page whether you are teaching in the UK, or teaching outside of the UK.

Inspection copy update April 2020: Due to the current restrictions in place in response to COVID-19, our inspection copy policy has changed. Please refer to our updated inspection copy policy for full details. If you have recently placed an inspection copy order with us, we will be in touch to advise of any changes.

Disaster Management in India

Disaster Management in India

Additional resources:

July 2020 | 384 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
A comprehensive and contextual text that examines the manifold strategies of managing both natural and manmade disasters in India.

Disaster Management in India
 critically evaluates the various policies, plans, structures, institutions, processes as well as functionaries that work towards managing disasters in the country. It seeks to provoke its readers to not only revisit the entire discourse of disasters and their management, but also develop a sense of disaster resilience in their lives and effectively deal with any unwarranted natural or manmade eventuality.

Key Features:

• Explores disaster management from an interdisciplinary perspective

• Detailed analysis of various theoretical underpinnings necessary to understand the concept of disaster management

• Lucid explanation of ideas with tables, maps, flowcharts, appropriate examples and practice assignments

Part A: Understanding Disasters
Introduction to Disasters
Natural Disasters
Man-made Disasters
Contextualizing Disasters
Part B: Disaster Management: Concept and Context
Conceptualizing Disaster Management
Disaster Management Cycle
Global Thrust for Disaster Management
Evolution of Disaster Management System
Part C: Management of Disasters in India
Disaster Profile of India
Disaster Management Policy
Legal Framework
Disaster Mitigation: Institutional Arrangements
Financial and Federal Dimensions
Good Practices in Disaster Management
Part D: New Horizons of Disaster Management
Role of Science and Technology
Voluntary Action and Multilateral Cooperation
Innovations and Challenges in Managing Disasters
Towards a Disaster-resilient India
Managing a Biological Disaster: The Case of COVID-19 in India


Preview this book

For instructors

Select a Purchasing Option

ISBN: 9789353883034