Disaster Management for Future City

6 Pages Posted: 19 Mar 2019

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Manikant Verma

University of Mumbai - Pillai College of Engineering

Tikaram Verma

University of Mumbai - Pillai College of Engineering

Tusharika Banerjee

University of Mumbai - Pillai College of Engineering

Date Written: March 5, 2019

Abstract

India is one of the disaster vulnerable countries in the world and has experienced variety of natural disasters due to the high population density, the typical geographic location, and poor preparedness towards handling these disasters, resulting loss of thousands life, property, opportunities and drop in the annual Gross domestic product (GDP) of the country. The present paper is an attempt to review the challenges and gaps of present disaster system, establishing of the root cause for failure and evolves the way forward to have an effective mitigated disaster management system in place, which may be a milestone guideline while perceiving a project of safe and disaster resilient future city in partnership with all concerned stakeholder.

Keywords: Disaster, Mitigation, Hazards, Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness Response Function

Suggested Citation

Verma, Manikant and Verma, Tikaram and Banerjee, Tusharika, Disaster Management for Future City (March 5, 2019). Proceedings 2019: Conference on Technologies for Future Cities (CTFC), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3347048 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3347048

Manikant Verma (Contact Author)

University of Mumbai - Pillai College of Engineering ( email )

Dr. K. M.Vasudevan Pillai Campus
Plot 10, Sector 16, New Panvel
Navi Mumbai, 410206
India

Tikaram Verma

University of Mumbai - Pillai College of Engineering ( email )

Dr. K. M.Vasudevan Pillai Campus
Plot 10, Sector 16, New Panvel
Navi Mumbai, 410206
India

Tusharika Banerjee

University of Mumbai - Pillai College of Engineering ( email )

Dr. K. M.Vasudevan Pillai Campus
Plot 10, Sector 16, New Panvel
Navi Mumbai, 410206
India

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