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Integration of Natural Resource Management with Disaster Risk Management

The international conference on Environmental Knowledge for Disaster Risk Management (ekDRM-2011) aims at understanding exiting framework, assessing strengths and challenges, identifying gaps and developing strategic approaches and tools for environment based DRM interventions. Experts, researchers and practitioners from India, Germany and other countries will discuss on conceptual frameworks, exiting tools and methodologies, case studies and key issues of significant application in delineating future strategies.

Valedictory address by Honourable Member, National Disaster Management Authority, Maj.Gen. (Dr.) J.K. Bansal

Messege of Hon'ble Vice-chairman of National Disaster Management Authority Shri M. Shashidhar Reddy

Please see the abstracts of the contributions in the different sections

Please see the scientific council and the academic council.

Disasters are the events of environmental extremes which are inevitable entities of this living world. Over the years, with the increasing human intrusion in the natural systems and the changing global environment, the impact and frequency of the disasters is augmenting.

Integration of natural resource management with disaster management helps in ensuring self-reliance and sustainability of disaster risk reduction efforts besides improving the livelihoods and socio-economic resilience to impacts of disasters.

The focus of integration calls for use of environmental statistics and decision support system including space technology and geoinformatics application, and strategic tools – like law, EIA, audit, etc. role of spatial planning and information-reporting system in context of chemical-industrial disaster management is a key towards multi-hazard risk management.


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Collection of accepted abstracts and presentations. See accepted abstracts ...

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All correspondence to
ekDRM Secretariat
National Institute of Disaster Management,
IIPA Campus, 5B – IP Estate, New Delhi 110002, India

Ph: +91-11-23725517, 91-11-23702443, 45,32
Fax: +91-11-23702442. 23702446






11th May 2011

A compilation of al accepted abstracts

Key papers

Backgound reading

Concept Note

Environmental Knowledge for Disaster Risk Managemen

International Conference - Organised under the ekDRM project by the National Institute for Disaster Management and GIZ - 10. to 11. May 2011


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International Conference - 10-11 May, New Delhi. Download your picture ...


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Requirments and checklist

Submission of full papers for the international conference in May 2011 - final date the 15.April 2011


Venue and Hotels

10th to 11th May

Vigyan Bhavan

Maulana Azad Road New Delhi-110003


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ifanos concept&planning India and Germany support the organisation of the conference


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