Earthquake Disaster Management: Focussing on the Earthquake of September 30, 1993 in Latur and Osmanabad Districts, Maharashtra, India and the Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Project at Gubal Village where Geodesic Domes were Constructed as Earthquake-R

Earthquake Disaster Management: Focussing on the Earthquake of September 30, 1993 in Latur and Osmanabad Districts, Maharashtra, India and the Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Project at Gubal Village where Geodesic Domes were Constructed as Earthquake-R

by Horst Friedrich Rolly

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631560945
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/18/2006
Series: Friedensauer Schriftenreihe Series: Reihe B: Gesellschaftswissenschaften , #12
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Author: Horst Friedrich Rolly, Professor of Comparative Education, lived and worked in India from 1987 to 1995 while serving as Head of the Department of Development Studies and Social Service at Spicer Memorial College, Pune, Maharashtra. Besides planning and co-managing a number of development projects, he was Director of the Gubal Village Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Project.

Table of Contents

Contents: Global Governance in humanitarian assistance – Inter-agency principles, codes of conduct and minimum standards – Participation and ownership in disaster management – World survey of earthquakes – Seismic zones of India – Event and impact of the Killari earthquake. Immediate rescue and relief operations – Resettlement and reconstruction of Gubal village – Earthquake-resistant geodesic dome design – Maharashtra Disaster Management Plan.

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