Literature Review DRM can be described as people’s capability to manage their natural and social environment and built infrastructures through a protective shield so as to create a resilient future for themselves and future generations. The idea behind DRM is holistic and it requires continuous upgradation of strategies and policies in order to ensure that associated approaches are regarded as a mutual obligation comprising of concerns such as hazard mitigation (Pelling 2003; Trim 2004) and built
The literature review section explains various turnaround strategies and their importance to an organization during turmoil conditions. With the increasing competition and emergence of new players, it is highly essential for every company to understand different turnaround strategies that help them against odds of the company also helps in the further business growth of organization, in order to respond to the growing competition. Turnaround Strategy helps in re- establishing a direction to the company
Introduction to Emergency Management Nicholas S. Fessler American Military University Introduction to Emergency Management This is a review of Emergency Management: The American Expertise 1900-2010 by Claire B. Rubin (2012), chapters 1 and 2. This review analyzes the history behind what has evolved into emergency management, while taking a look into past disasters that streamlined emergency management very existences. Disasters can date back to as far as ancient literature can transcribe.
To protect lives, honours and properties of the public is the prime objective of the government. To respond against any emergency and/or disaster to save the lives of public is very crucial due to shortage of time and allocation of optimal resources depending upon the nature of the disaster. In the whole scenario of emergency right information regarding the type of emergency, its location, availability of resources to the closest vicinity of the crises and their optimal deployment and strong communications
Disasters, especially natural hazards are a major problem worldwide and a serious threat to sustainable development. Their impacts are diverse; as well as loss of life, injury and disease and the destruction of property and other assets. Disasters can also cause social and economic disruption, loss of infrastructure and other services and damage to the environment. The 20th century witnessed an increase in disaster losses and this has continued its upward trend to the current century. This necessitated
An overview to Flood vulnerability assessment methods Introduction The purpose of this paper is to review current knowledge on flood vulnerability assessment. Managing different risks with the aim of safety and wellbeing of people and their environment saving is one of the main purposes and responsibilities of city authorities worldwide. To managing these risks, vulnerability reduction and increasing resilience are significant approaches. One of the first actions for achieving this aim is managing
population review-2016 by UNFPA). The density of population is 976 per square kilometer (Economic Review-2016). It has a low per capita income of $ 1130. Bangladesh has a 711 km strip coast near the South. It is likely to be one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change. Almost every year, this country experiences various disasters such as cyclone, storm surge, coastal erosion, flood and drought. These disasters have often visited this country with
spent on preparedness could save as much as $3-4 after a disaster, and that taking proper disaster risk reduction measures before a disaster occurs could mitigate the need for, or reduce the rates of displacement (Nansen Initiative Secretariat, 2015b). With a consensus that the frequency and severity of natural hazards will increase as a result of climate change, it is becoming increasingly evident that environmental and natural disaster-induced displacement is an issue that requires significant