Natural disasters are more common now than they have been ever before. Globally, climates are changing and natural hazards are becoming routine. This book is a study of natural hazards and how they turn into disasters—with a focus on Asian countries. It takes a holistic view of the subject and discusses different concepts of disaster management to understand both theory as well as practice. The book also explains best practices and the most effective tools for alleviating the consequences of such disasters.
Chapter 6: Modern Technology in Disaster Management
Modern Technology in Disaster Management
Science and Technology Relevance in Disaster Management
Disaster risks and losses can be significantly reduced through the greater use of science and technology, including the natural and social sciences and the applied fields such as environment, health, agriculture, water, and engineering. It is ...