A ppt on natural disasters

Disaster profile in WHO SEA Region Dr Nugroho Abikusno WHO/SEARO.

Indonesia Maldives Myanmar Nepal Sri Lanka Thailand Timor-Leste Disaster Natural Manmade The types and frequency will increase because of climate change due to global warning all over the world Hazard: Natural disaster Earthquake & Tsunami Flooding & Landslides Drought & Forest/ 4 countries 2 countries Summary The SEA region faces a great number of disasters related to types, health-related problems and major vulnerabilities In pre-disaster situation the situation of children including infants are burdened /

Www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Disaster Laws The South Asia context: national disaster laws and regional cooperation.

Disaster Laws Overview of the presentation  Disasters in South Asia  Developments in disaster laws at the national level  Regional cooperation www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Disaster Laws Key messages  South Asia will continue to experience large-scale natural disasters/ measures before a disaster  Raise attention to these specific areas www.ifrc.org Saving lives, changing minds. Disaster Laws South Asia Association of Regional Cooperation  Comprehensive Framework on Disaster Management  /

Session III: Hazard Risk Management: Concepts and New Initiatives, Hazards of Nature, Risks and Opportunities for Development in South Asian Countries:

: Concepts and New Initiatives, Hazards of Nature, Risks and Opportunities for Development in South Asian Countries: Learning the Lessons from Past Disasters-Preparing for the Future, December 19-20/Disaster management strategies –Designing and piloting innovative risk Management projects –Facilitating knowledge management for current and future risks With increased privatisation and decentralisation, contributions of NGOs growing. Summary Global policies, frameworks, and research important, However A/

Ministry of Security and Public Administration Disaster and Safety Management 2013. 7.

Natural Disaster policy Disaster and Safety Act Private – Government Cooperation Social Disaster policy Inspection Infrastructure Protecting Assessment Prompt awareness of situation & dissemination of information Disaster Management Division Disaster/Infrastructure Protection Management System ※ NDMS : National Disaster Management System  Building communications network for disaster  In a disasterous situation, it can be used among disaster response institutions Infrastructure Protection  Designation & /

Epidemiology of Natural Disasters in Asia-Oceania Prof. Dr. Jan D. Reinhardt 1,2 1 Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction of Sichuan University.

= f(hazard, exposure, vulnerability) Hazard: Type, intensity Exposure: people, infrastructure Vulnerability (comunity, individual): „capacity to anticipate, cope with, resist, and recover from the impact of a natural hazard” (Wisner et al. 2004) Disaster mostly strikes low-resource regions! Disaster mostly affects socially disadvantaged groups! Occurence Average occurrence in AO per annum (2000-2015): 172 (95% CI 157-187) – 42.2 % of global occurrence/year/

Contributions of Emergency Management Graduate Programs to Disaster Research Jennifer Wilson, Ph.D. Emergency Management Program North Dakota State University.

sovereign was attacked –Practical civil defense roots of modern emergency management –Dual application to natural disasters Gap between Researchers and Practitioners Despite the historical connectedness, well documented gap that currently /the existing body of knowledge Opportunity to Bridge the Gap Disaster researchers can collaborate with new emergency management academic programs –Advisory capacity –Faculty –Research –Other Result Yield a streamlined body of knowledge and more effective application of /

Financial Strategies for Managing the Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters1 11 The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters on Developing Countries Session.

% 80% 90% 100% Northridge 94 Poland 97 Honduras 98 Estimated Direct Losses by Sector in Percent Agriculture Residential Public Commercial/Industrial 9Financial Strategies for Managing the Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters  Can be a significant proportion of losses;  Without timely reconstruction can cause long-term reductions in economic growth;  Need improved financial planning for assuring post- event funds  Financial hedging  Instruments available Kobe/

Protection Monitoring and Assessment in Natural Disasters (Place) – (Date) Session 3.1: Protection Monitoring and Assessment in Natural Disasters.

) – (Date) Session 3.1: Protection Monitoring and Assessment in Natural Disasters Overview What is monitoring and why does it matter? What are the principles of monitoring? How can /standards for monitoring Joint assessment mission Joint monitoring mechanism – checklists and guidelines Agency focal points Start monitoring as soon as possible focusing on a few key elements Broaden the scope as resources and time permit Vulnerable groups for special monitoring attention o Children, especially infants o Women/

1. Regionalization theories and database 4. Natural disaster relief regionalization of China Section 2 The Natural Disaster Relief Regionalization of China.

China natural disaster relief Final Aim: Establish the national regionalization system for natural disaster aids The database of China natural disaster and aids GIS technique The database of social and economic eigenvalue of China China administrative region Theory 1 Disaster system theory Theory 2 Regional. theory Theory 2 Regional. theory Theory 3 Geographic information map theory Project Thoughts 1. Regionalization theories and database  Disaster systems theory D = A∩B/

Security Summit May 2013. (c) Copyright 2006-2010 - PDC Natural Disaster Classification (CRED)

(c) Copyright 2006-2010 - PDC Natural Disaster Classification (CRED) http://www.cred.be/http://www.emdat.be/ HADR Regional Awareness Objectives  Maintain Regional Hazard/Disaster Situational Awareness  Develop/Maintain Operationally Relevant / o Data not represented geospatially o Need for information service identified Biosurveillance Challenge (COCOM) BioServ  A collaborative approach… Partnership ○ Pacific Disaster Center ○ US Naval Medical Research Unit-2 (NAMRU-2) ○ US Army Public Health Command /

Jinping Ou Dalian University of Technology Harbin Institute of Technology Aug. 8, 2013 Brief Introduction of DECISEW in China (Disaster Evolution of Civil.

国家大剧院 There is the largest scale infrastructure in the world to have been building in China in recent 20 years 我国重大工程建设的宏大规模已居世界之首  A lot of infrastructure have been built 已经建成一大批重大工程  6 of highest buildings in the world, 492m 世界前 10 座最高建筑, 我国 6/natural disaster impact on urban area and infrastructures Modeling, simulation and prevention of influence of disaster caused by earthquake Modeling, simulation and prevention of influence of disaster caused by typhoon Long-term performance degradation and disaster/

Seminar on International Disaster Response Management - 14-15th June,2001 Organisation of Disaster Response in India at Central and State Government levels.

like DPAP, DDP, NWDPRA and Wasteland Development Programme for managing natural disasters *Emphasis on forecasting and warning using advanced technology Contingency agricultural planning * Ensuring accessibility to foodgrains *Preparedness and Mitigation through specific Plan Programmes *Disaster management as a continuous and integrated process DISASTER MANAGEMENT POLICY- SALIENT FEATURES CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT - SALIENT FEATURES *Human resource Development *Setting up of National/

Hazards of Nature, Risks to Development An Evaluation of World Bank Assistance for Natural Disasters Ajay Chhibber Director, Independent Evaluation Group.

Erosion management 32 Ongoing 2005Istanbul Seismic Risk MitigationEarthquake400 Ongoing TOTAL1920 Hazards Are Created by Nature, Disasters Are Man-Made. Finding #1: Impact on Developing Countries Large 98 percent of the 211 million people affected by natural disasters each year from 1991 to 2000 were from developing nations (IFRC 2001). Damages represent a large portion of GDP in some countries. The poor are often the hardest/

Legal Challenges faced by militaries in undertaking Disaster Relief Operations.

Humanitarian Relief to the Civilian Population in Disaster Situations, 1969 Recommendations to expedite the forwarding of Relief Consignments, 1970 ASEAN Declaration on Mutual Assistance on Natural Disasters, 1976 Jakarta Declaration on Action to Strengthen/Last Resort principle? Primacy of affected state and of its military Incompatible military activities Security – a responsibility of the affected state Humanitarian principles Privileges and immunities Bilateral arrangements between states Either: legally/

The Increasing Need for Military Collaboration in Whole-of-Society Disaster Preparedness Rebecca Chestnutt Disaster Management Advisor Center for Disaster.

Pacific Military Health Exchange Overview Describe a model for sustainable military and civilian capacity-building in disaster preparedness Explain the challenges/considerations in implementing this program model Describe how such programs benefit both partner nation militaries and the USG regarding stakeholder relationships 2 Increasing impact – natural disasters 3 Flooding Salinization of ground water Drought Climate migration Resilience 4 Disaster Response 5 2 Examples: Liberia and/

Best practices and technologies being initiated for Disaster Preparedness in Madhya Pradesh D.P.Gupta Secretary (Home) and Coordinator MP State Disaster.

Factory; Indias first of its kind Disaster Management Institute (DMI) came up in the year July 1987. The DMI caters to the Disaster Management Training, Research, Consultancy, Advocacy and Awareness needs of Industrial and Natural Hazard management of the State and specialised/Control Centre’ for entire state. Receiving of any emergency call on 100 telephone number Reporting and event creation on a GIS map having more than 3.5 lakh Points of interest along with other vital information such as roads, /

Early warning Early action Early recovery: the Community Early Recovery Voucher CERVO Ulrich Hess, Chief Risk Reduction & Disaster Mitigation, WFP Niels.

people at risk (WB IEG) 177 million people affected in 2007 (CRED) Around half of WFP budget goes to natural disaster relief and rehabilitation The Mechanism: CERVO delivered via trusted delivery channel to vulnerable people redeemable when triggered by objective index / High Resolution Image (Response time: between 18 and 36 hours) Revisit time: less than 12 hours in case of a crisis –GPSing of CERVO buyer + cell phone number for early warning and payout notification –Payout if CERVO gridcell of 1x1km/

Sustainable Post-Disaster Recovery

Development Programme Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery UNDP Experience in post-disaster recovery Response to major natural disasters: Hurricane Mitch and George, 1998; Venezuela landslides and floods 1999; Orissa/ as rebuilding risk Spontaneous rebuilding as coping strategy Ad-hoc legislative/ institutional frameworks Uncoordinated and fragmented actions A New Approach to Recovery Building on Local and National Capacities Decentralised planning and programming Risk management and reduction/

International Workshop Strengthening the Resilience of Local Communities in Coastal Areas to Water Related Natural Disasters Copenhagen 16-18 November.

Workshop Strengthening the Resilience of Local Communities in Coastal Areas to Water Related Natural Disasters Copenhagen 16-18 November 2005 Organised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark /reconstruction work after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Promote a dialogue between governments and local level institutions in the Indian Ocean countries worst hit by the tsunami, aiming at increasing the resilience to water related natural disasters in coastal communities. Workshop Participants 45 Participants from: /

1 Disaster Risk Reduction as means of Climate Change Adaptation -The Africa Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction -The Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015.

change share the same ultimate goal of reducing vulnerability to weather and climate related hazards. Natural hazards by themselves are not disasters – it is the combination of an exposed, vulnerable and ill-prepared population or community with a hazard event that results in a disaster. 7 Climate change will affect disaster risks in two ways: –Firstly through the likely increase in weather and climate related hazards/

Workshop on Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation Washington DC, September 2010 An Introduction to Disaster Risk Management Michel Matera,

billion. The number of projects related to natural disasters has risen gradually with sharp peaks in lending about every five years. Workshop on Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation Washington DC, September 2010 The Bank engaged in both projects anticipating foreseeable disasters in the future (ex-ante) and projects directly triggered by a disaster (ex-post). The 143 disaster related ex-ante projects represented total commitments/

Module 21 MODULE MODULE 2 Reactions and Behavior Changes Through Disaster “Phases” *IMPACT PHASE RESPONSES.

227 Immediate Responses  Intense use of prayer Spiritual Grateful for being alive Promising acts of contrition if loved ones are found Module 228 Disaster Consequences Module 229 No individual who experiences a disaster is untouched by it. Disaster Consequences… Disaster Consequences… Phases of reactive behavior in natural disasters Module 230 The majority of individuals exposed to a disaster return to normal functioning. Disaster Consequences… Disaster Consequences… Phases of reactive behavior in/


RESOURCES ACTIVITY LINKS Contents Sea water Properties Movements Fresh water Distribution Water on Earth Distribution Origin Properties Natural disasters The Hydrosphere The water cycle Processes Uses of water Uses and saving water Drinking water Water /solvent. It expands on freezing. It absorbs a lot of heat. It is highly cohesive and adhesive. BACK CLOSE Natural disasters produced by water HOME CONTENTS RESOURCES ACTIVITY LINKS Natural disasters produced by water Flash flooding River flooding Torrential /

By B.S. NEGI Member Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, India 1.

Natural Gas Pipelines 17-07-2008 11T4S for City or Local Natural Gas Distribution Network 27-08-2008 12Determination of Natural Gas Pipeline Tariff20-11-2008 8 S No.RegulationNotified on 13T4S for Natural Gas Pipelines22-8-08 14Emergency Response and Disaster /Check List-IV;ERDMP Resource Measures/ Infrastructure(Reg.13.0)  Check List-V; Review and Updation of ERDMP(Reg.14.2.1(a))  Check List-VI; Availability of Resources(Internal/External) (Reg.17.0(5))  Check List-VII;ERDMP Recovery Measures (Reg.26/

Preparedness for Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters Preparedness for natural disasters Pre disaster phase Post disaster phase Pre disaster phase Risk identification Mitigation Risk transfer Preparedness Hazard Assessment Vulnerability Assessment Risk Identification Hazard Assessment Vulnerability Assessment HAZARD ASSESSMENT Frequency Magnitude Location HAZARD ASSESSMENT& PROBABILITY-Hazard wise Frequency Magnitude Location HISTORY OF DISASTER/ to the higher authorities on a daily basis. Vaccination Constitute mobile teams and visit/

National Disaster Resilience Competition State CDBG Public Hearing February 19, 2015.

Implementation  Propose actual projects/programs to fund Threshold Tied to the disaster Most Impacted – Distressed – Unmet Recovery Needs Tacoma/Puyallup Metro Area / Engage communities Partners State Departments Commerce, Military/Emergency Mgt, Ecology, Natural Resource, Transportation, Governors Office UW Sea Grant, Climate Impacts Group/Incorporated  Obama’s Climate Preparedness and Resilience Task Force: Inslee is a member  Integrated Climate Change Response Strategy  Floodplains by Design  /

1 Choosing Disaster Recovery Solution for Database Systems EECS711 : Security Management and Audit Spring 2010 Presenter : Amit Dandekar Instructor : Dr.

Media – Site – Operator – Malicious Least Severe Most Severe 4 Failure types Hardware related Human error Power failure Others Natural disaster DBMS related 30% 25% 20% 16% 6% 3% Source: Forrester Research, Inc. 5 Availability solutions Two/ table at a time in order of priority 13 Conclusion Evaluate and identify your database availability requirements – Protect against sporadic un-availability – Protect against complete unavailability Choose appropriate availability mechanism as disaster recovery technique /

1 September 2007 Assisting NAPA implementation: focus on early warning systems UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR) Silvia Llosa.

on Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR) 1990-1999 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2007 Goal is reducing human, social, economic and environmental losses due to natural hazards and related technological and environmental disasters. International Strategy for Disaster Reduction /warning? The provision of timely and effective information, through identified institutions, that allows individuals exposed to a hazard to take action to avoid or reduce their risk and prepare for effective response. 10 Four/

Theme :Prepare for disaster Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in the Lower Secondary Curriculum in Uganda, By Proscovia Mulyowa Curriculum Developer,

result into disaster in many communities. The natural hazards are:  Drought  Famine  Floods  Landslides and mudslides  Epidemics  Pandemics  Human epidemics  Crop and animal epidemics  Heavy storms  Pest infection  Earthquakes The human induced disasters include among others/the following Learning Areas:  Social Studies: It cuts across most strands in addition to a separate Sub-strand entitled “Disasters in Communities in Uganda”.  Science: It cuts across most strands but mainly integrated in/

1 EOTAP Project Presentations 2014 October International webex meeting Project H: Disaster Risk Assessment in Bangladesh Niels Wielaard, Rob Verhoeven,

automated satellite-based agriculture, forest and land cover change and water monitoring systems providing updates on a regular basis (monthly to annually); Main types of clients: government agencies, environmental non- /Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Finance (March 2013 - March 2015) – Need for design and implementation new financial instruments for disaster risk management (floods, cyclone, other) Information requirements: – EO to support assessment of nature of disaster and catastrophe risk/

Estimation of Damage and Losses after Disasters Livestock Sub-Sector.

animals may die due to the effects of any type of disaster, thus reducing the animal stock of the affected areas. Livestock infrastructure may also sustain destruction (Damage) After a disaster, output of meat, milk, eggs and other livestock by-products/of water and feed Until animal stock recovers through natural growth 12/11/2011RJ3 12/11/2011RJ4 How to estimate damage and losses Damage Determine number of animals that have died due to disaster times (*) Prices paid to farmers under normal conditions/

PinoyME Forum October 30, 2009 CARD MRI Experience in Responding to the Needs of Victims of Natural Calamities Thru CARD Disaster Relief Assistance Program.

PinoyME Forum October 30, 2009 CARD MRI Experience in Responding to the Needs of Victims of Natural Calamities Thru CARD Disaster Relief Assistance Program (CDRAP) By: Dr. Jaime Aristotle B. Alip Founder and Managing Director, / medical subsidy, pension/ retirement savings and loan redemption. - Benefits i.e. 50k/100k - Payment Scheme – 1:3:5 CARD MBA is a mutual benefit association formed in 1999: “Assisting people in coping with uncertainties…” 1.Established in June 15, 2007 2.The main objectives of the/

Examples of the use of EM-DAT: Disaster reduction information Country profiles www.unisdr.org Pedro Basabe, Ph.D. Senior officer.

and programmes, to support disaster risk reduction in its capacity as an international information clearinghouse; maintaining a global information platform on disaster risk reduction and a web-based register “portfolio” of disaster risk reduction programmes and initiatives/3 Economic and human impacts of disasters EM-DAT1973-2002 p.46 Economic losses, major natural disasters, EM-DAT1950-2002 p.48 Great natural catastrophes EM-DAT1950-2002 For the World Conference on Disaster Reduction, 18-22 January 2005, /

Chief of Staff Roundtable: Being Prepared when Natural Disasters Hit Your District May 18, 2011 Presentation by Dan Mathews.

Prepared when Natural Disasters Hit Your District May 18, 2011 Presentation by Dan Mathews Before Disaster Strikes Learn the Emergency Management Basics Bottom up system: Governor is in charge Feds are the responder and payer of last resort Meet the Key Players Local emergency managers and Red Cross State emergency manager and Adjutant General Governor’s disaster staff FEMA representative During a Disaster Be Visible Briefings/

Chapter 7 Control and AIS. Threats to AIS Natural disasters –DSM flood (p. 249) Political disasters –Terrorism Cyber crime (as opposed to general terrorism)

malfunctions Employee mistakes Summary Statistics Information Systems Security Association 65% human errors 20% natural disasters and political terrorism 15% fraud (internal and external) (another association for you /Duties Custodial Functions Recording Functions Authorization Functions Examples –aviation –construction –collusion? Adequate Documentation How to verify in a digital world? Safeguard Assets (and Records?) Primarily, restrict access Implement IC procedures Review Performance Redundant records –/



Injury Surveillance after Disasters Mick Ballesteros, PhD National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Ballesteros, PhD National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, Georgia December 12, 2005 Disasters and Injuries Disaster - acute event than can cause adverse health impacts on a population and widespread destruction to the environment Natural or man-made Rare events, occurrence somewhat unpredictable Related Injuries: Direct E.g. drownings, lacerations, fractures Indirect E.g. during clean-up/

Lecture Outlines Natural Disasters, 7 th edition Patrick L. Abbott.

th edition Patrick L. Abbott The Great Dyings Natural Disasters, 7 th edition, Chapter 16 The Great Dyings Massive human loss by natural disasters is insignificant when compared to great dyings in fossil record Entire species, /disease Today: homo sapiens biggest predator Multiple Causes of Mass Extinction Any one factor alone can cause local stress to drive a few species to extinction Extinction of numerous species around world probably requires two or more causes Possible Causes of Mass Extinctions/

Environmental Issues in German Speaking Countries Natural Disaster - Earthquake By: Rebecca Kim.

Issues in German Speaking Countries Natural Disaster - Earthquake By: Rebecca Kim Source 1: Center for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology lowThe/A- CH Countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) Source 2: Germany – Disaster Statistics 0.06There is average of 0.06 earthquakes per year. 1525In 1992, there were 1525 people affected. $31,000Earthquake cause economic damage of $31,000. 0.5Average of 0.5 people are killed per year. twiceEarthquake occurred twice this year. Figure 2: Natural Disaster/

Natural Disasters Book 7 th grade science 2014 Malnory/Pietsch.

(hold paper horizontally) One staple Design a cover Include your name Include Class period COLOR Inside of cover is blank (backside of cover) 1 st page on the right is TOC Write this: Wildfires…………………..1 Volcanoes…………………2 Tsunamis…………………..3 Drought…………………….4 Floods……………………….5 Earthquakes……….…….6 Hurricanes…………….….7 Tornadoes………………..8 Name of Natural Disaster 1) What type of disaster?: Geological (earth material), Weather (atmosphere), caused/

WMO-JMA Public Forum Workshop of the World Conference on Disaster Reduction: Reducing Risks of Weather, Climate and Water Extremes through Advanced Detecting,

-Jan Stormy snow Nov Forest fire Oct Global extreme climate event chart (Extreme events in 2004) Press reports on natural disasters Climate system monitoring Flood Forest fire Drought Amagi Agricultural Office Cool summer 10 Sep 2003 Iwate Prefecture 4 WMO-JMA Public Forum/1-12 Aug 2003) 500 hPa circulation (1-12 Aug 2003) 850 hPa circulation and temperature (1-12 Aug 2003) Issued a report of JMA’s views on the status of the high temperature in Europe on 13 August 2003 Meet requirements for information on /

Theater Shaping with Allies & Partners Scene Setter: Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief Pacific Operational Science & Technology Conference 19 March.

natural disasters 54% People affected by climate-related disasters 1980 to 2007 (millions) with forecast to 2015 Source: CRED Number of people reported affected by natural disasters 1975-2010 Number of people reported killed by natural disasters 1975-2010 Estimated damages (US billion) caused by reported natural disasters/ Regional Centers Partnerships Ownership Summary Observations Expect more complex disasters S&T communities can help Solutions must meet disaster needs S&T solutions are only as smart as /

Eidgenössisches Departement für Umwelt, Verkehr, Energie und Kommunikation UVEK Bundesamt für Umwelt BAFU Expert Meeting on hazard and disaster data Switzerland.

”, population poll land use plans risk standardised (EconoMe) detailed (MobiGIS) risk standardised (EconoMe) detailed (MobiGIS) local level StorMe: part of a integral information system about natural hazards Expert Meeting on hazard and disaster data - Switzerland May 19th, 2010 – EEA CopenhagenWolfgang Ruf Information System on Natural Hazards Data of national interest evaluations, data aggregation, analyses, overlay with further data, … where are the largest risks? → administration/

Natural Disaster Mitigation Partnership Suite 407, Building A9, MARD, No.2 Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam Tel: (84-4) 733 6658, Fax: (84-4) 733 6641,

Natural Disaster Mitigation Partnership Suite 407, Building A9, MARD, No.2 Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam Tel: (84-4) 733 6658, Fax: (84-4) 733 6641, Email: ndmp@ccfsc.org.vn, website: www.ccfsc.org.vn/ndm-pndmp@ccfsc.org.vnwww.ccfsc.org.vn/ndm-p Update on Disaster situation and response activities in North of Vietnam Disaster/. - Ready to prevent and response to up comming heavy rain and flood - DDMFSC sent a delegate to Hung Yen to work with local authority for “on spot” instruction to solve completely/

1 Disaster Management and Spatial Data An Experience of Sri Lanka.

past and there is no sign for it in the future too. So Sri Lanka is a natural hazard free country! Is it true? So Sri Lanka is a natural hazard free country! Is it true? Disaster 9 Natural Disaster and Sri Lanka Sri Lanka is affected by different kinds of natural hazards such as floods, cyclones, droughts, landslides, coastal erosion and Tsunami 10 Floods: Major floods are/

1 Disaster Management & Recovery Bad things happen to good people !

2 Disaster Management & Recovery It’s not a question of if, but when! Then What! 3 Disaster Management & Recovery Smoke Damage Mitigation I.What is clean? Achieve necessary standards SterileDisinfectSanitize Appearance Odor 4 Disaster Management / Fire extinguisher discharge Soot Particle Poly-Styrene 5 Disaster Management & Recovery Smoke Damage Mitigation Soils that you cannot see Protein residue Natural fuel residue Chemical residue 6 Disaster Management & Recovery Smoke Damage Mitigation Identify soil /

Wayne State University | Detroit Medical Center Communication and Disaster: Challenges and Needs Associated with Three Types of Disasters Rebecca J. W.

Taylor (1987): “catastrophic events that (a) interfere severely with everyday life, disrupt communities and often cause extensive loss of life, dignity, and property, (b) overtax local resources, and (c) create problems that continue far longer than those that arise from the normal vicissitudes of life.” Disaster Defined Wayne State University | Detroit Medical Center Disaster Defined: Many Limit to Natural & Rapid Onset Murphy & Cowan (1985/

Presenters: Dr. Dacosta Aboagye, Dept. of Geography & Rural Devt., KNUST Elvis Attakora-Amaniampong, Dept of Real Estate & Land Mgmt, UDS, Wa Disasters.

Estate & Land Mgmt, UDS, Wa Disasters and The Achievement of Disasters and the MDGs: Assessment of Flood Mitigation Strategies in Ghana Outline Introduction Objectives Methodology Results & Discussion Conclusion Recommendation Introduction Natural disasters are one of the most significant issues /Takoradi, June 14, GNA Flooding of Volta Lake destroys water project in Yeji Friday, June 10, 2011Yeji B/A, GNA Flooding News cont. Rainstorm destroys 123 schools; 3,639 homes in UER Thursday, June 02, 2011,/

Focus Humanitarian Assistance

extensively to prepare for natural disasters through the development of search and rescue teams, stockpiles of materials and community based disaster management training. Natural Hazard Vulnerability Database (2002 - Present) Catalogued Natural Hazards such as landslides/ Responses; Hurricane Rita and Katrina Dasht Disaster Approx 32 small to medium scale disaster responses in Tajikistan Crisis Response Teams (2004 - Present) FOCUS has worked to develop a national framework for community based response, /

Agenda IADB Background for Small States Small States Commission 2009-10 Secretariats Small States Office IADB Natural Disaster Exercise 21-25 Mar Conclusion.

of Delegates the IADB and this in turn to the OAS General Secretariat and its institutions and agencies, according to the emergency occurred. Natural Disasters Natural Disasters Secretariat / Office of Disaster Assistance: advises and monitors all matters relating to disaster issues and participates as a link to: Civilian agencies: IACNDR; CIDI; CEPREDENAC; CDEMA; CAPRADE, ICRC, OCHA, RIMD Military organizations: CEA, CNI; SICOFFAA Interamerican Defense College Seminar on/

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