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Natural Disasters and Humanitarian Responses


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In 2005, Kashmir was struck with a devastating earthquake of 7.5 magnitude, which left thousands dead and property worth billions destroyed. As almost entire population of many districts on both sides of Line of Control, besides deaths, injuries and trauma, were rendered homeless due to the natural disaster. The (Title of the book) provides detailed analysis of the relief and rehabilitation work carried out, with specific focus on the NGOs in Indian side of Kashmir. As humanitarian response to the disaster transit through immediate rescue, relief to rehabilitation this book deals with all these stages. Author’s personal experience working with an NGO at the time of earthquake, with in-depth interviews with NGO workers, officials and the affected people, besides surveys in the affected areas provides a lucid and authentic account. The book claims that there are many drawbacks in the NGO response to the disaster and elucidates the reasons for ineffectiveness. At the end, it offers recommendations for international bodies, NGOs and governments for providing sustainable disaster management in future.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC85928
AuthorPeer Ghulam Nabi
Number of Pages116
Publishing Year2013-03-19T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypePolitical science & theory
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00