The Role of Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction Management with a Special Reference to India

20 Pages Posted: 12 Jan 2011

Date Written: January 10, 2011

Abstract

In this paper an earnest attempt is made to address the problems involved in using science and technology to reduce the disaster risk in developing countries, particularly India. The intact the study has, confined to focus on natural calamities and, divided into three sections where the first section deals with the introduction of study to touch with the world perspective, particularly in Asia, towards risk reduction in disaster management while the second section focuses on the prominence and the role of science and technology to prevent and reduce the risk involved in natural disasters in India and the last section owed to some recommendations and suggestions.

Keywords: Natural Calamities Risk reduction, disasters

JEL Classification: O30, O32, O33, O38

Suggested Citation

Malepati, Venkataramanaiah and Gowri, C. Mangala, The Role of Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction Management with a Special Reference to India (January 10, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1737839 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1737839

Venkataramanaiah Malepati (Contact Author)

University of Gondar ( email )

Gondar, Amhar 196
Ethiopia

C. Mangala Gowri

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