Disaster management.

Disasters have always brought the most terrible form of destruction to human societies. Natural, man: made, and technological hazards, as well as environmental conditions, make an area more vulnerable to the happening of disasters. It is not wrong to say that disasters can be managed if their causes are addressed in advance to avert a human catastrophe. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines a disaster as a sudden, large: scale event that requires external assistance.

For example, earthquakes are innate disasters that bring painful consequences for people. Floods, heat waves, and droughts also fall into the category of calamities. The menace of climate change is a human: induced calamity. Health effects from the smog in major cities make it worthy of being classified as a disaster. The 2005 earthquake in Pakistan was a natural disaster. Natural disasters like the floods of 2010 were horrible. The nuclear misfortune of Nagasaki and Hiroshima were human: caused catastrophes that rattled the foundations of humanity. Incorporation of technology into disaster forecasting and management is essential, as it allows nations to take proactive measures in predicting disasters beforehand, enabling governments to reduce economic and human loss.

Innovation and technology make a nation capable of surviving any untoward incident. Advanced nations have been able to protect themselves from disasters by making use of technology. Investing in technology can help to control disasters effectively. Technology is a tool that can assist humans in tackling deadly disasters from happening. Numerous developed countries have utilized technology as a tool to devise plans to fight disasters. Japan is a case in point. Japan is accustomed to utilizing technology, and the country uses it to protect its citizens from natural calamities.

Japan has successfully imparted technology to build earthquake: resilient buildings. For this reason, technology is essential in disaster management. Today, many kinds of disasters have engulfed the world. Nations everywhere have been drawn into a vortex of the COVID: 19 pandemic, floods, climate change, cyclones, food shortages, heatwaves, droughts, and unpredictable rainfall patterns. A number of countries, mainly developed countries, have used technology to prevent catastrophes. Employing technology for forecasting the likelihood of floods in any area can manage floods, which bring unrepairable destruction to infrastructure...

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