Early Warning-Based Multihazard and Disaster Management Systems

1st Edition

Syed Hyder Abbas Musavi

CRC Press
August 15, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 136 Pages - 128 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138391888 - CAT# K400131

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Summary

This book describes in detail disaster management principles with applications through software and early warning systems. The aim is to introduce the concept of advanced technology for disaster management. Hence, it starts with a basic introduction to disasters and their types. Then it examines these functions by taking into account various factors vulnerable to disaster losses. Finally, the results are discussed with the aid of software: OPNET and SAHANA Disaster Management Tool. The application of sensor systems to manage the disaster is also extensively discussed.

 

  • Introduces the concept of disaster management in the perspective of application of advanced technologies for disaster management
  • Discusses applied electronics for disaster applications
  • Examines the role of efficient and robust Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems for reduction of response time and for augmenting meaningful usage of resources during the disaster management phases of relief, response, recovery and rehabilitation
  • Describes in detail the disaster management principles with applications through software and early warning system
  • Discusses results with the aid of software: OPNET and SAHANA Disaster Management Tool

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