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Disaster preparedness of women in coastal regions of Kerala

Publication Type : Journal

Publisher : International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics

Source : International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics,2018

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Campus : Amritapuri

School : Department of Social Work

Center : Research & Projects

Department : Social Work

Verified : Yes

Year : 2018

Abstract : Disaster Preparedness involves measures taken prior to the onset of disasters. Preparedness activities focus on the actions taken by the people to minimize the effect of disaster in their lives. Response and reaction of an individual who have attained disaster preparedness training will be more structured since he/she have gone through capacity building activities, education on early warning system, evacuation and rescue methods, emergency communication methods and public awareness programmes. While UNISDR, stated that preparedness is the knowledge and capacity developed by the government, professional organizations conducting emergency response and post-disaster recovery, the community and individuals – to effectively anticipate, respond, and recover from the impact of hazard or condition that could and would happen. Disaster preparedness training includes anticipatory activities such as planning, resource identification, early warning systems, communication and alarm systems, public awareness, and physical training. The overall purpose is to improve the safety and effectiveness of a community’s response during a disaster, alleviate negative impacts on weak populations, and to respond to and successfully survive dangerous situations. The risk of disaster can be minimiz

Cite this Research Publication : Vivek S,Varsha Sunil ,Veena Suresh,"Disaster preparedness of women in coastal regions of Kerala", International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 2018.

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