Disaster Management for Future City
6 Pages Posted: 19 Mar 2019
Date Written: March 5, 2019
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
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