Financial Arrangements

The financing of disaster relief has been an important aspect of federal fiscal relations. The primary responsibility for …

Capacity Development

Capacity development covers strengthening of institutions, mechanisms, and capacities of all stakeholders at all levels. T…

Recovery and Building Back Better

Globally, the approach towards post-disaster restoration and rehabilitation has shifted to one of betterment reconstructio…

Response

Response measures are those taken immediately after receiving early warning, anticipating an impending disaster, or post-d…

Multi-Hazard Vulnerability

India, due to its, physiographic and climatic conditions is one of the most disaster prone areas of the world. Vulnerabili…

Disaster Management

The Disaster Management Act, 2005 (DM Act 2005) lays down institutional and   coordination mechanism for effective Disaste…

What is a Disaster?

Disaster means a catastrophe, mishap, calamity or grave occurrence in any area, arising from natural or man made causes, o…

MCQs of Environmental science

1.At the end of secession diverse and stable community is: (A) Climax community (B) Pioneer community (C) Top community (D)S…

What is Vulnerability?

Vulnerability may be defined as "The extent to which a community, structure, services or geographic area is likely to…

Risk management

the systematic approach and practice of managing uncertainty to minimise potential harm and loss. Risk management comprise…

What is Risk?

What is Risk ? The combination of the probability of an event and its negative consequences. The word "risk" has t…

Carbon monoxide as a pollutant

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, Odorless gas that at very low concentrations is extremely toxic to humans and other ani…

Coping capacity

The ability of people, organizations and systems, using available skills and resources. To face and manage adverse conditi…

what is Vulnerability

The characteristics and circumstances of a community, system or asset that make it susceptible to the damaging effects of …

Technological hazards

A hazard originating from technological or industrial conditions, including accidents, dangerous procedures, infrastructur…

What is a Hazard? How is it Classified?

Hazard may be defined as "a dangerous condition or event, that threat or have the potential for causing injury to lif…

Hazard - A dangerous phenomenon

A dangerous phenomenon, substance, human activity or condition that may cause loss of life, injury or other health impacts…

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