Book title: Disaster Management and Sustainable Development
Author(s): Rajesh Anand , N.C.Jana , Dr.Sudhir Singh
ISBN: 9788182743878
Publication Year: 2009
Binding: HB
Pages: 252
Price: Rs. 795
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 Overview

About the Book:

Disasters occur frequently in different parts of the world because of climate change. In fact, no place on this earth is free from disasters. India is highly disaster prone and suffers untold misery, irreparable damage to property and environment. At the present juncture of development-environment conflict, it is necessary to sensitize people to cope with suddenly changing situations. Twelve papers on different aspects of disasters are presented and analyzed for sustainable development. The contributors belong to diversified disciplines ranging from geographers and defense experts to social scientists and human rights professionals. It is hoped that the present book will fulfill the long-felt needs of people engaged in the field of disaster management.



About the Author:

Rajesh Anand is  Joint Secretary, University Grants Commission, and former Professor of the Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University, Imphal. He specializes in Disaster Management and has undertaken various research projects. He has also supervised scholars in this field.

Dr. N.C. Jana is an Applied Geographer currently working as Reader in Geography in University of Burdwan, West Bengal. He has authored three books, contributed many research papers to various journals and edited several volumes. He was also actively engaged in Post-Doctoral research and teaching in Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Sudhir Singh is teaching in the Department of Political Science, Dyal Singh College (M), University of Delhi. He did his doctorate from School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His area of research includes diverse aspects of International Politics.



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