Earthquake, Tsunami, Tornado, Hurricane, Flood,
Landslide, Fire etc. can lead
Disaster is a threat to
Environment and the
society. Disaster management deals with preparations to reduce the
impact of natural or man-made disasters.
Phases of Disaster Management
There are four phases of disaster management;
mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Mitigation focuses on avoiding hazards or
reducing the impact of disaster.
The mitigation actions
are of four types:
(1) Local Planning and
(2) Structure and
(3) Natural Systems
(4) Education and