World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM) brings researchers, policy makers and practitioners from around the world in the same platform to discuss various challenging issues of disaster risk management, enhance understanding of risks and advance actions for reducing risks and building resilience to disasters. The fifth WCDM deliberates on three critical issues that pose the most serious challenges as well as hold the best possible promise of building resilience to disasters. These are Technology, Finance, and Capacity. WCDM has emerged as the largest global conference on disaster management outside the UN system. The fifth WCDM was attended by more than 2500 scientists, professionals, policy makers and practitioners all around the world despite the prevalence of pandemic.

part Part 1|85 pages

Living With Floods—Case Studies in Flood Risk Management

chapter Chapter 2|9 pages

Flooding Problems in Periyar River Basin, Kerala—The Effects of Land Use Land Cover Changes

ByKashish Sadhwani, T. I. Eldho, Subhankar Karmakar

chapter Chapter 4|12 pages

Kosi Floods in Bihar: A Study from Anthropological Perspective

ByRahul Kumar Yaduka

chapter Chapter 6|8 pages

Multi-Stakeholder Planning and Coordination for Flood Risk Reduction in Bihar

ByVivek Kumar, Geetanjali Kumari, Amrita Dhiman, Amritanjali Kumari

chapter Chapter 7|5 pages

Urban Floods in the Time of Pandemic Hyderabad 2020

ByVijaya Kumari Nunna

chapter Chapter 8|13 pages

Himalayan Flash Floods, the Complexities and Challenges in Mitigation: Case Study of Chamoli Disaster

ByAgraj Upadhyay, S. K. Joshi, P. K. Satyawali

part Part 2|89 pages

Planning and Managing Risks of Floods and River Erosion

chapter Chapter 9|11 pages

Cloudburst Induced Flood Assessment in the North-Western Himalayan Region—A Case Study of Upper Beas Basin

BySachchidanand Singh, Mitthan Lal Kansal

chapter Chapter 10|7 pages

PARA-FM: Graphical User Interface for Emergency Flood Planning and Management

ByUtsav Rai, Durgakant Pushp, Aditya Choudhary, Amit Kumar, B. Chaitanya, Rolff Lima, N. S. Abhinay, Rudrashis Majumder, Shuvrangshu Jana, Kaushik Das, Debasish Ghose

chapter Chapter 11|13 pages

Flood Response to Geomorphic Setup and Coastal Land Use Patterns: A Case Study in Krishna River Delta, Andhra Pradesh, India

ByM. V. Ramana Murty, K. Mruthyunjaya Reddy, K. V. Swamy

chapter Chapter 12|10 pages

Flood Hazard Mapping for Disaster Management: Multisectoral Approach for a Riverine Region

ByDeeksha Biswas, Anurag Bagade

chapter Chapter 13|6 pages

Benefit-Cost Analysis of Flood Management, A Case Study of Jammu and Kashmir

ByKowser Ali Jan, R. Balaji

chapter Chapter 14|13 pages

Tackling River Erosion: A Post-Disaster Transformative Framework

BySiji Chacko, Anil Kumar

chapter Chapter 15|10 pages

Flood Inundation Mapping Using C-band Synthetic-aperture Radar and Random Forest Algorithm: A Methodological Basis

BySwapnil Singh Parihar, Shafique Matin

chapter Chapter 16|9 pages

Public-Private-People Partnership (4P) Framework for Managing Floods in Raigad [MH]

ByA. N. Chavan, S. M. Pore, S. R. Bhagat

chapter Chapter 17|8 pages

Role of Kerala Fire & Rescue Services Department in Handling Kerala Floods 2018

ByB. Sandhya, M. Nousad, Rasheed K. Abdul

part Part 3|93 pages

Cyclone Risk Mitigation and Management

chapter Chapter 18|11 pages

Impact and Management of Super Cyclone Amphan in Odisha

ByD. Panda, M. Devi

chapter Chapter 19|18 pages

At the Cross-roads in Cyclone-prone Odisha: Titli—The Butterfly's Duel with Development

ByGeeta Vaidyanathan, Ramani Sankaranarayanan

chapter Chapter 20|21 pages

Resilient Settlements Amid Cyclonic Storm–Empirical Evidence on Factors at Play from Southwest Coastal Bangladesh

BySumaiyah Binte Mamun, Khandaker Shabbir Ahmed

chapter Chapter 22|16 pages

Vulnerability Assessment of a Cyclone Affected Community Kapateswar, Puri Sadar

ByChestha Khurana, Meghna Chatterji

chapter Chapter 24|8 pages

Study and Impact of Cyclones Over Coastal Regions of India

ByAakanksha Darge, S. R. Bhagat

part Part 4|46 pages

Managing Risks of Drought

chapter Chapter 25|5 pages

Machine Learning Tools and Techniques for Prediction of Droughts

ByRashmi Nitwane, Vaishali D. Bhagile, R. R. Deshmukh

chapter Chapter 26|12 pages

Assessment of Rainfall Variability and Drought Features in Bundelkhand Region of Madhya Pradesh, India

ByR. V. Galkate, R. P. Pandey, Shalini Yadava

chapter Chapter 27|6 pages

Drought Crisis In Rajasthan and Their Management

ByHarish Samaria

chapter Chapter 28|6 pages

Floods as Prequels to Droughts and Lessons for Drought Resilience

ByI. Kavila, B. V. Hari, Amrutha Sasidharan

chapter Chapter 30|6 pages

A Survey of Drought Impact and Mitigation in the State of Telangana

ByVijaya Kumari Nunna

part Part 5|145 pages

Climate Change And Disasters New Dimensions

chapter Chapter 31|9 pages

Role of Local Sea-level Rise on Disaster Exposure in Coastal Island

ByS. Vinay, N. Aishwarya, H. A. Bharath

chapter Chapter 32|8 pages

Spatial Variability of Climate Extreme Indices Over Mahanadi Basin (India)

ByR. K. Jaiswal, A. K. Lohani, R. V. Galkate, S. Jain

chapter Chapter 33|9 pages

Climate Change—Induced Natural Disaster: A Case Study of 2013 Kedarnath Disaster, Uttrakhand

ByNeha Gupta, Josodhir Das, James Xavier Paul

chapter Chapter 36|7 pages

Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Modelling

ByA. K. Lohani, Sanjay K. Jain, R. K. Jaiswal

chapter Chapter 38|13 pages

The Most Credible 05 Elements to Tackle Displacement in Nearest 10 Years of Asia

ByMahendra Jagath Kuragodage

chapter Chapter 39|6 pages

Climate Change and its Interconnectedness with Natural Disasters: A Global Perspective

ByAreeba Naaz, Parvez Hayat IPS

chapter Chapter 40|6 pages

Climate-Induced Displacement and Climate Disaster Law: Challenges and Opportunities

BySunil Kumar Chaudhary

part Part 6|70 pages

Technological Disasters

chapter Chapter 42|4 pages

An Incident of Styrene Monomer Gas Poisoning at Visakhapatnam

ByChandrasekhar Krishnamurti, Saurabh Dalai, Mounika Jonnavittula House Surgeon

chapter Chapter 44|4 pages

Managing a Blackout—The Consequences of an Oil Spill at Sea

ByMalini S. Shankar, K. M. Sivakholundu

chapter Chapter 45|15 pages

Baghjan Fire: A Case Study of the ‘2020 Assam Gas and Oil Leak’ at Baghjan Oil Field, Tinsukia, Assam

BySwapnali Gogoi, Bubu Baruah, Annekha Chetia

chapter Chapter 46|15 pages

Assessing the Risk of Fire Hazard: A Case Study of Delhi

ByKanika Bhatia, Aakash Upadhyay

chapter Chapter 47|12 pages

CBRN Management in India

ByPankaj Kumar

part Part 7|70 pages

Other Disasters

chapter Chapter 50|3 pages

Sedimentation Modeling of 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: Towards Early Warning Strategy

ByAbdullah Ansari, Javed N Malik, Shivam Tripathi

chapter Chapter 52|10 pages

Forest Fire Early Detection System using Wireless Beacon Network and UAV based Object Detection

ByAmal Sujith, Sagar Sajeev, O. V. Vishnu

chapter Chapter 53|4 pages

Patterns and Consequences: Australian Bushfires

ByRitu Bir, Meenakshi Singh

chapter Chapter 54|16 pages

Global trend of Forest Fire and its Management

ByRajesh Thakur

chapter Chapter 55|7 pages

Building Disaster Resilience to Cloud Burst Events in Uttrakhand, India

ByAnjali Saraswat, Satish Pipralia

chapter Chapter 56|6 pages

Heat Wave and Outbreak of Encephalitis A Case Study of Bihar

BySunil Kumar Chaudhary