disaster control


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disaster control

Measures taken before, during, or after hostile action or natural or manmade disasters to reduce the probability of damage, minimize its effects, and initiate recovery. See also area damage control; damage control.
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The death toll in Mumbai's hospital fire shot up to six, while another 147, mostly patients and staff, were rescued from a massive blaze that engulfed the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Hospital in Andheri (East) here on Monday, BMC Disaster Control said.
Fifth, enhance agricultural production efficiency, but also inseparable from the support of agriculture professional development, agricultural disaster control, opening up to the outside world.
" Proceeding from the larger picture of China- India friendship and from the humanitarian angle, the Chinese side has overcome all kinds of difficulties, and has provided services to the Indian side such as flood season hydrological data and emergency management, and has played a positive role in flood and disaster control along the banks of the relevant rivers," the statement added.
Rumor has it that not the military, but disaster control authorities provided the tents -- but the refugees couldn't care less under whose jurisdiction the tents fall.
Disaster control specialists and researchers from the National Institute of Disasters in South Korea take part at the seminar.
A study by Suleman (2009) on disaster control measures in academic libraries in Nasarawa State, North East, Nigeria adopted descriptive survey research while instrument used for data collection was questionnaire.
"The bus was headed towards Ahmednagar," District Disaster Control Officer Jaideep Visave told the news agency.
She floats the idea of something called the CDC-PE: a Centre for Disaster Control for Planet Earth.
That's why we have a military manpower; that's the reason why when we organized the national disaster control system, the military is always the one in command..."
Jhonson Tarigan, a spokesman of the Sinabung Disaster Control Agency said the five people suffered difficulty in breathing after inhaling volcanic ashes.
The damage and destruction caused by 2010 flood, he continued, raised the need of making preparation for disaster control after which government concentrated over it and found PDMAs.
The two companies will decide on the details of the contract in the future but the Japanese firm is considering giving the Taiwanese firm its knowhow on maintenance and inspection of train cars, tracks and signals as well as on disaster control. It will also give consultations on improving the Taiwanese company's traffic control system.

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