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A review on mechanism of flood disaster management in Asia

Islam, Rabiul and Kamarudin, Roslina and Ahmad, Siti Aznor and Soon, Jan Jan and Anuar, Abdul Rahim (2016) A review on mechanism of flood disaster management in Asia. International Review of Management and Marketing, 6 (1). pp. 29-52. ISSN 2146-4405

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This paper attempts to analyze the review on mechanism of flood disaster management in Asia. Flood is among st the most common of natural disasters and its impact is one of the most significant disasters in the world. In this paper, we have discussed the flood disaster management some selected countries in Asia such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Japan and China.For these countries, we tried to explore the flood disaster risk, pre- and post-disaster program and participants, emergency response and recovery, flood mitigation and management, relief and preparedness machinery, flood forecasting and warning system, policy, planning as well as strategic etc.This paper can make for the above countries disaster management system better respond and handle to disasters risk, and reduce the social and economic losses of disasters caused.It also required to improve data availability and evaluation, and possibly to combine with other types of information in view of increasing usefulness for policy making.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Flood Disaster Management, Flood Hazard, Mitigation, Flood Forecasting
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions: School of Economics, Finance & Banking
Depositing User: Dr. Roslina Kamaruddin
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2016 07:21
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2016 03:59
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/17632

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