We are becoming increasingly vulnerable to natural disasters. Disaster Management is therefore an important topic for all—from high school students to researchers. Disaster data in recent years show increasing trends in physical, social and economic impacts. While a global perspective of disaster management is necessary, it is also important to emphasize local solutions. This book targets some of the key issues of disaster management, focusing on innovative research and application. The chapters are organized under 5 interrelated themes:
It will serve as an up-to-date reference book for researchers and practitioners in the field of disaster management throughout the world.
This book will be useful for students, teachers, researchers and practitioners in the field of disaster management. It is an invaluable resource for