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Recovering from earthquakes : response, reconstruction, and impact mitigation in India / editors, Shirish B. Patel, Aromar Revi. [Book]

Contributor(s): Patel, Shirish B | Revi, Aromar.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi ; Abingdon : Routledge, 2010Description: xviii, 425 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780415562973 (hb.).Subject(s): Emergency management -- India | Earthquakes -- India | Earthquake damage -- India | Earthquake relief -- IndiaDDC classification: 363.349580954 REC Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Introduction: Earthquakes in India: response, recovery and impact mitigation /​ Shirish B Patel Disasters in India: policy overview of vulnerability, risks and human impact /​ Debarati Guha-Sapir and Philippe Hoyois The Uttarkashi earthquake: management of relief and rehabilitation /​ Rajeev Kapoor Earthquake reconstruction in Maharashtra: impact on assets, income and equity /​ Krishna S. Vatsa A decade of lessons from Marthwada: earthquake vulnerability, politics and participatory housing /​ Alex Salazar and Rohit Jigyasu Women take the lead: turing a crisis into an opportunity for development /​ Prema Gopalan Compounding disasters first natural, then man-made: failed interventions we can learn from /​ Sandeep Virmani Planning the reconstruction of Bhuj /​ B.R. Balachandran Participative rehabilitation: a dilemma /​ M.N. Joglekar Lessons from the Gujarat experience: disaster mitigation and managment /​ V. Thiruppugazh and Sudhir Kumar Disaster managment in India: policy interventions and recent initiative /​ Anil K. Sinha, Dr Satendra and Shikha Srivastava Seismic retrofitting of existing non-engineered load-bearing structures /​ Rajendra Desai Medical management of earthquake disasters /​ Brig KJ Singh Trauma after earthquakes: mitigating the psychosocial and mental effects /​ R. Srinivasa Murthy Catastrophe risk assessment and management: developing risk models for the insurance industry /​ Harash C. Shah and Weimin Dong Afterword by Aromar Revi.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Earthquakes in India: response, recovery and impact mitigation /​ Shirish B Patel
Disasters in India: policy overview of vulnerability, risks and human impact /​ Debarati Guha-Sapir and Philippe Hoyois
The Uttarkashi earthquake: management of relief and rehabilitation /​ Rajeev Kapoor
Earthquake reconstruction in Maharashtra: impact on assets, income and equity /​ Krishna S. Vatsa
A decade of lessons from Marthwada: earthquake vulnerability, politics and participatory housing /​ Alex Salazar and Rohit Jigyasu
Women take the lead: turing a crisis into an opportunity for development /​ Prema Gopalan
Compounding disasters
first natural, then man-made: failed interventions we can learn from /​ Sandeep Virmani
Planning the reconstruction of Bhuj /​ B.R. Balachandran
Participative rehabilitation: a dilemma /​ M.N. Joglekar
Lessons from the Gujarat experience: disaster mitigation and managment /​ V. Thiruppugazh and Sudhir Kumar
Disaster managment in India: policy interventions and recent initiative /​ Anil K. Sinha, Dr Satendra and Shikha Srivastava
Seismic retrofitting of existing non-engineered load-bearing structures /​ Rajendra Desai
Medical management of earthquake disasters /​ Brig KJ Singh
Trauma after earthquakes: mitigating the psychosocial and mental effects /​ R. Srinivasa Murthy
Catastrophe risk assessment and management: developing risk models for the insurance industry /​ Harash C. Shah and Weimin Dong
Afterword by Aromar Revi.

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