06.06.2021

DEVELOPMENT IN COASTAL ZONES AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Development in Coastal Zones and Disaster Management

Author(s) Amita Singh, Latitha Fernando, Nivedita Haran
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Date 2020
Pages 389
Format pdf
Size 4 Mb
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During the past twenty years, the coastal areas endured several geophysical and oceanic disasters. However, people keep failing to establish the connection between the environmental and both human and non-human calamities. Nowadays, the conservation of the coast line is not considered a matter of casual governance anymore but is rather treated as a part of survival measure.

The South Asia region ranking high in the vulnerability due to the lack of the supply of governance, low resilience and other factors shall be paid ultimate attention. The publication is reflecting the author’s holistic approach to the disaster management and is a truly perfect reading for the people engaged in the research and administration activities in the field, and those assigned responsibility for the decision making in connection with the disaster prevention.

Seven parts of the volume provide all necessary information on the regulatory framework, conservation of the marine fauna and flora, preparedness and the EWS, standing for the early warning system, processing the relevant data etc. Numerous case studies provide additional information and are presented in a separate part, with the detailed analysis.

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