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    1 : Prepared by : Saksham J.N.V. Theog Presentation of disaster management
    2 : What is Disaster ? Disaster- dis·as·ter (noun) An occurrence causing widespread destruction & distress; A catastrophe. A grave misfortune. A total failure . A serious disruption of the functioning of a community or a society causing widespread human, material, economic, or environmental losses which exceed the ability of the affected community or society to cope using its own resources.  
    3 : Causal factors of disaster Poverty Population growth Rapid urbanization Transition in cultural practices Environmental degrdation Lack of awareness War and civic strife
    4 : Types of disaster : Natural Human-Induced
    5 : Natural disater : Volcanic eruption Earthquake Cyclone or Hurricane Flood Drought Forest fire or Bushfire Landslides Tsunamis Snow storms Epidemic Disease
    6 : Human-Induced Conventional warfare Non conventional warfare(eg.Nuclear and chemical) Transportation accident Structural collapse Explosions Fires Pollution Civil interest Terrorist attack
    7 : Volcanic eruption : A volcanic eruption is the spurting out of gases and hot lava from an opening in the Earth’s crust.
    8 : Earthquake An earthquake is a violent shaking of the ground. Sometimes it is so strong that the ground splits apart. When parts of the earth, called plates, move against each other giant shock waves move upwards towards the surface causing the earthquake.
    9 : Cyclone or Hurricane A Cyclone is a fierce storm with storm winds that spin around it in a giant circle. During a cyclone trees can be uprooted, buildings can be destroyed and cars can be overturned.
    10 : Flood : A flood is caused by an overflow of water which covers the land that is usually dry. Floods are caused by heavy rain or by snow melting and the rivers burst their banks and overflow.
    11 : Drought A drought is the lack of rain for a long time. In 1968 a drought began in Africa. Children born during this year were five years old before rain fell again.
    12 : Forest fire or Bushfire : Fires can burn out of control in areas of forest or bush land. Fires are caused by lightning, sparks of electricity or careless people. Wind may blow a bushfire to areas where people live.
    13 : landslides : Landslip is a geological phenomenon which includes a wide range of ground movement, such as rock falls, deep failure of slopes and shallow debris flows.

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