We live in a world which experiences dramatic loss of life due to natural disasters and hazards.
This comprehensive book by Rajni Sibal, formerly the additional secretary (disaster management), Government of India, outlines methods for preparing households, businesses, and commercial establishments to address the substantial risk of disasters at home, the workplace and communities at large.
Rajni Sibal addresses considerations important in planning for disaster management, from cyclones, chemical spills, floods and landslides to catastrophic events. The book not only includes the procedures used by safety experts but also focuses on areas often overlooked during the reactive and post disaster periods.
Packed with information, important contact details and numbers, this book contains a extensive list of the how-to's for avoiding mistakes which turn natural and man-made catastrophes into larger disasters, and makes preparing for disaster less intimidating.