Natural hazards and disaster management in Pakistan
AbstractThe present study explains the various concepts used in disaster management. The concepts explained include: Disaster, Hazard, Vulnerability, Capacity, Risk and Disaster Management Cycle. In addition to the terminologies, the study also seeks to explain various types of disasters. It also gives a detail of various disasters occurred in Pakistan as well their management and mitigation strategies. The paper also discusses disaster management policy at national level as well as disaster management and national plans in Pakistan.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 11052.
Date of creation: 12 Oct 2008
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Natural Hazards; Disaster Management; Pakistan;
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