A tsunami is a series of water waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water, typically an ocean or a large lake. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and other underwater explosions (including detonations of underwater nuclear devices), landslides, glacier calvings, meteorite...
* the tragic earthquake and tsunami in Japan,
* devastating floods in Pakistan and Australia,
* the serious food crisis in the Horn of Africa to name just a few.
* the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies;
* the 2004 Tsunami disaster that impacted the west coast...
dreadful disasters such as tsunami, earthquake, typhoon and flood. Several countries are still struggling to recover economic. To name a few, there is the biggest earthquake and tsunami which were hit Japan and tsunami stroke Thailand. Highlighting tsunami hit Thailand, “The tsunami that crashed ashore from...
MANAGEMENT Terms 1 and 2
Through Project and Assignment in Formative assessment only
2. Safer Construction Practices
3. Survival Skills
4. Alternate Communication Skills
Syllabus for Terms
3 The Letter
4 The Ultimate Safari
Indonesia Ache :-
Aceh, the northern-most province of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, suffered terribly in the tsunami of December 2004. The water washed over 800km of coastline, killing 169,000 people and leaving 600,000 homeless. In several areas, no buildings, roads...
Creative Destruction and the Aftermath of the Tsunami: Recovery of
Southern Sri Lankan Small Business in the Face of Inertia
Dr. C. Travis A. Perera
Senior Consultant, Entrepreneurship, Business Development & Operations
Postgraduate Institute of Management, Sri Lanka
Account of Youth Involvement b. What is being done to address Youth Involvement VII. Recommendations for Good Practices 1. Education and Information sharing 2. Tabletop and Drills Exercises 3. Supporting Youth Programs 4. Youth Direct Research Involvement a. Service-Learning Experience i. Being Disaster...
Corporation in June of 2009.
In the past few years Toyota has faced various challenges; recall crisis, pressure to move production overseas, and tsunami floods. Regardless of the challenges, Akio Toyoda was able to adapt and move the Toyota Company forward. This success is as a result of his transformational...
Sri Lanka. Findings – The results show that most of the donors and consultancy organisations carry out permanent disaster housing reconstruction for tsunami devastation. Further, the study reveals that organisations use competences and repositories as the main sources of knowledge internal and external...
the syllabus for UT- 1. Write an assignment on any one of the following topics : 1. Tsunami 4. Alternate communication system during 2. Safer construction Practices disaster 3. Survival skills 5. Sharingresponsibilities Assignment should include the following: a) Contents i) Disaster management in general...
Estimating Insured Losses
from the 2011 Tohoku, Japan
Earthquake and Tsunami
RMS Special Report
At 2:46 p.m. local time, on Friday, March 11, 2011, a powerful M9.0 earthquake occurred offshore of the east coast of
the Tohoku region on the Island of Honshu, Japan. Ground...
Q1. Prepare a Project file on the following topics (any one)
(i) Alternate Communication Skills (ii) SharingResponsibility
(iii) Tsunami (iv) Safer Construction Practices
(v) Survival skills
Q 2 Map Work (To be pasted in text copy)
(a) On an outline map...
Humanitarian logistics information systems not only improve
logistics activities in each phase, but can improve the continuity of humanitarian operations by sharing
information throughout the transition of different disaster management cycle phases. Through collaboration
between organizations, humanitarian logistics...
Corporate Social Responsibility
1. Siemens2. Cisco
08105046 E&EC PEC
Corporate Social Responsibility - What does it mean?
Different organizations have framed different definitions - although there is considerable common ground between them.CSR is about how companies manage the...
of preparedness and
awareness can provide communities with the necessary advance knowledge or
warnings to take mitigating action. After the 2004 tsunami, many countries have
made progress in improving their communication systems to incorporate the needs
for and to cope with natural disasters and for...
Star Trek and the Time Travelers Wife, and could be our ticket to re-doing anything we like. Yet, with these possibilities come some enormous responsibilities. We, as humans, are now on the verge of manipulating the space-time continuum. With this ability, it is possible for us to go back in time and...
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