Download e-book for kindle: Disaster Education and Management: A Joyride for Students, by Rajendra Kumar Bhandari

By Rajendra Kumar Bhandari

ISBN-10: 8132215656

ISBN-13: 9788132215653

ISBN-10: 8132215664

ISBN-13: 9788132215660

The e-book is expressly written for the younger minds simply because they're our greatest wish for a more secure the following day. The ebook is profusely illustrated, because it deals a joyride to the area of the full variety of dangers via simplified teaching-learning method, with much less of training and extra of studying. this is why so much readers would like to benefit with no really being taught. The publication is designed to exploit distilled knowledge of centuries to motivate and enlighten the typical guy to show them into best movers of more secure societies. Senior voters, group leaders, self-trained catastrophe managers, social staff, media body of workers, bureaucrats and people averse to the very considered studying also will locate the publication valuable because it is illustrative and inviting.

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It follows that catastrophe is another name of an irrevocable tragedy which goes beyond disaster or calamity. In terms of catastrophe theory, however, catastrophes are more precisely defined as events which affect systems. Cataclysm Cataclysm is the term used to describe an overwhelming event climaxing in upheaval and destruction of an established system. Unlike the use of word calamity, the term cataclysm is used in the context of general or universal happenings rather than personal happenings.

The growing culture of meaningless conferences must also come to an end, Fig. 14. Way Forward We can achieve disaster education of our dreams by aiming squarely at the objectives outlined earlier. In so far as natural hazards are concerned, real education and learning lie outside the class rooms and text books for which we need experienced teachers, Fig. 15. A good teacher’s influence benefits generations and by the same logic bad teaching hurts more than no teaching. Unfortunately, there is a virtual famine of good teachers when it comes to disasters.

4 The meaning of term Hazard The term Disaster is a Latin word which literally means ill-starred. It is made of two words, namely, Dis and astrum. Dis means without and astrum means star. The term itself stands for all sudden and calamitous events producing material damage, loss and distress. Fig. 5 The meaning of term Disaster 34 2 Prof, who all among us are accountable for the man-made disasters? Disaster Terminology I do not know. I am sure, however, that generations will pay for the consequences and it would take ages to clean up the mess.

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