International conference on disaster management ICDM-2014

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering (YCCE)
Other organizer:
Northern Illinois University (NIU); SEGi University
Date:
13-14 Mar 2014
Location:
India (Nagpur)
Venue:
Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering
The World has witnessed some of the worst disasters recently which in turn have forced us to rethink about our preparedness and management measures. Increasing trend of conflict between human activity and the ecosystem is becoming alarming to global environment causing climatic change leading to increased natural and man made hazards. This has raised challenging issues for disaster management strategies. The technological intervention has provided solution to these challenges. In recent years, efforts in disaster management have gained impetus from the unprecedented development in information, communication and technologies, which have wide-ranging applications in disaster preparedness, reduction, management. We are faced with numerous interconnected, complex and newly emerging risks. Environmental, technical, social and economic risks are often closely linked and can result in successive cascade impact. For example the recent earthquake in japan resulted in huge tsunami, and created nuclear meltdown at Fukishima.

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Target audience

This conference will provide a platform for researchers, professionals, planners and policy makers associated with the field of disaster management to share the latest knowledge and techniques for managing the impact of natural and man made hazards.

How to register

For registration and general information:
E mail: program_chairicdm14@yahoo.in, publicity_chairicdm14@yahoo.in
Cell: +91 9049990511, +91 9822999288
Phone: +91-7104-237919, 329249, 329250

Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Environment, Disaster Risk Management
Countries:
India
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