Pal, Indrajit

Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issues

Pal, Indrajit - Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issues, ebook


Ebook, PDF with Adobe DRM
ISBN: 9789811033100
DRM Restrictions

PrintingNot allowed
Copy to clipboardNot allowed

Table of contents

Part I. Overview and National Perspectives

1. Disaster Governance and Its Relevance
Indrajit Pal, Rajib Shaw

2. Disaster Risk Reduction: The Indian Landscape
Mihir R. Bhatt

3. Disaster Governance and Legal Systems in India
Anil Kumar Gupta

4. National-Level Disaster Risk Governance for Rapid Response
Indrajit Pal, Nakul Kumar Tarun

5. Disaster Risk Reduction: Importance of Responsibilities of States
Narender Kumar

Part II. Sub-national and Local Level-Perspectives

6. Disaster Governance in West Bengal, India
Himadri Maitra

7. Multi-stakeholder Support in Disaster Risk Governance in India
Priya Namrata Topno

8. Disaster Risk Governance and Response Management for Flood: A Case Study of Assam, India
Indrajit Pal, Siddharth Singh

9. Lessons Learned from 16/17 June 2013 Disaster of Uttarakhand, India
Piyoosh Rautela

10. Uttarakhand Calamity: A Climate Revelation in the Bhagirathi River Valley Uttarakhand, India
Manish Mehta, Rakesh Bhambri, J. Perumal, Pradeep Srivastava, Anil K. Gupta

Part III. Disaster Risk Governance and Development

11. Risk Governance for Improving Urban Disaster Risk Reduction
Chiranjiv Choudhary, Srinivasa Rajamani Neeli

12. Risk Governance Measures and Actions in Sundarbans Delta (India): A Holistic Analysis of Post-disaster Situations of Cyclone Aila
Indrajit Pal, Tuhin Ghosh

13. Good Governance to Achieve Resiliency and Sustainable Development
Chiranjiv Choudhary, Srinivasa Rajamani Neeli

14. A Participatory Approach to Enhance Disaster Risk Governance: The Case of Delhi, India
Sunil Prashar, Rajib Shaw

15. Impact of Natural Disasters on Schools in India: Current Scenario in Terms of Policies and Practices
Saswati Paik

Part IV. Risk Reduction and Crosscutting Issues

16. Enforcement of Building Construction Regulations in Urban Centers of India
Chandan Ghosh, Ranit Chatterjee, Rajib Shaw

17. Catastrophic Insurance in South Asia: Scope in India
Subir Sen

18. Landslide Risk Assessment in Darjeeling Hills Using Multi-criteria Decision Support System: A Bayesian Network Approach
Debashis Mitra, Chandrani Bhandery, Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Abhra Chanda, Sugata Hazra

19. Landslides and Erosion Control Measures by Vetiver System
Chandan Ghosh, Shantanoo Bhattacharya

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Natural Hazards, Physical Geography, Climate Change Management and Policy, Sustainable Development

Publication year
Disaster Risk Reduction
Page amount
11 pages
Natural Sciences
Printed ISBN

Similar titles