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Predicting Disaster: Asian Scenario

  • Ramesha Chandrappa
  • Sushil Gupta
  • Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha
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Abstract

Prediction Disaster Management has gained appreciable attention in recent years in Asia. The chaos caused by natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods, have harshly illustrated the inadequacy of pre- and post-disaster planning and action.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramesha Chandrappa
    • 1
  • Sushil Gupta
    • 2
  • Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha
    • 3
  1. 1.Biomedical Waste SectionKarnataka State Pollution Control BoardBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Risk Management Solutions IndiaNoidaIndia
  3. 3.School of Environmental SciencesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DehliIndia

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