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India disasters report II : redefining disasters / edited by S. Parasuraman, Unni Krishnan.

Contributor(s): Parasuraman, S. (Anthropologist) [editor of compilation.] | Krishnan, Unni [editor of compilation.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2013Edition: First edition.Description: xvii, 238 p. : illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780198090410 (pbk.); 0198090412 (pbk.).Subject(s): Emergency management -- India | Disasters -- India | Disaster PlanningDDC classification: 363.340954 IND Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
I.Introduction Rethinking Disasters: Searching for Clarity and Relevance in Disaster Discourse /​ S. Parasuraman II.Vulnerability Vulnerability and Disasters: Conceptual Contours of a People-centred View /​ Janki Andharia III.Development Building `Temples' on Shaky Ground: Development Policy and Disaster Risk /​ Christian Wolff Internally Displaced Persons: Nobody's Children /​ Walter Fernandes Hungry Millions: Retreating State, Predatory Capital /​ Vijoo Krishnan IV.Environment Angry Earth, Pouring Rain: Nexus between Bad Environment and Disasters /​ Max Martin Drought: Threatening Food Security /​ Richard Mahapatra Dipping Water Levels: Looming Crisis /​ Shripad Dharmadhikary Unsafe Dams: Ticking Time Bombs /​ Himanshu Thakkar Linking Rivers: Cascading Problems /​ Himanshu Thakkar India's Cities: Disaster Zones? /​ Kalpana Sharma Industrial Disasters: Unlearnt Lessons /​ Nityanand Jayaraman Contents note continued: Toxic Wastes: Growing Hazard /​ Ravi Agarwal Forecasting and Warning Systems in a Warming World /​ M. Rajeevan V.Gender Gender and Disasters /​ Nilanjana Biswas Sex-selection: Individual Decision, Collective Calamity /​ Laxmi Murthy VI.Health Psychosocial Support: Crying Need, Limited Capacity /​ Jacquleen Joseph VII.Information And Communication Technology (Ict) In Disasters Stories of Threatening Seas /​ Frederick Noronha VIII.Regional Context /​ Christian Wolff IX.Conclusions And Recommendations Annexure Disasters in India: An Exploration through Data.
Summary: Complete and comprehensive profile of disasters in the Indian subcontinent.
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Includes bibliographical references.

I.Introduction
Rethinking Disasters: Searching for Clarity and Relevance in Disaster Discourse /​ S. Parasuraman
II.Vulnerability
Vulnerability and Disasters: Conceptual Contours of a People-centred View /​ Janki Andharia
III.Development
Building `Temples' on Shaky Ground: Development Policy and Disaster Risk /​ Christian Wolff
Internally Displaced Persons: Nobody's Children /​ Walter Fernandes
Hungry Millions: Retreating State, Predatory Capital /​ Vijoo Krishnan
IV.Environment
Angry Earth, Pouring Rain: Nexus between Bad Environment and Disasters /​ Max Martin
Drought: Threatening Food Security /​ Richard Mahapatra
Dipping Water Levels: Looming Crisis /​ Shripad Dharmadhikary
Unsafe Dams: Ticking Time Bombs /​ Himanshu Thakkar
Linking Rivers: Cascading Problems /​ Himanshu Thakkar
India's Cities: Disaster Zones? /​ Kalpana Sharma
Industrial Disasters: Unlearnt Lessons /​ Nityanand Jayaraman
Contents note continued: Toxic Wastes: Growing Hazard /​ Ravi Agarwal
Forecasting and Warning Systems in a Warming World /​ M. Rajeevan
V.Gender
Gender and Disasters /​ Nilanjana Biswas
Sex-selection: Individual Decision, Collective Calamity /​ Laxmi Murthy
VI.Health
Psychosocial Support: Crying Need, Limited Capacity /​ Jacquleen Joseph
VII.Information And Communication Technology (Ict) In Disasters
Stories of Threatening Seas /​ Frederick Noronha
VIII.Regional Context /​ Christian Wolff
IX.Conclusions And Recommendations
Annexure
Disasters in India: An Exploration through Data.

Complete and comprehensive profile of disasters in the Indian subcontinent.

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