To facilitate increased safety must be the aim of any disaster management.
As per (WCPT,2014 ) “Not all disasters, particularly natural disasters, can be prevented, but the risk of loss of life and injury can be mitigated with good evacuation plans, environmental planning and design standards”.
The article suggests that the technology and strategies available today should allow the disaster manager to mitigate hazards. The article suggests that the public need to be educated well in advance to contain natural hazards more effectively. As per (Nielsen &. Lidstone,1998,pg.1-6 ) “It seems the majority of opinion amongst disaster researchers and practitioners is towards the value of education as an effective and practical tool for hazard management”. The education must prepare the people for life, work security, rapid societal and technological changes and happiness. This would enable them to prepare themselves toward uncertainties and changes in the world. The author suggests that this public education should be theory integrated which has practical value in disaster management context.
Public Safety – The main concern of the disaster management in relation to this article is the public safety issue. It is explained that despite all the technology and knowledge the disaster management experts have not come up with a measures to give proper safety to public in regard to natural disasters. As per (Kuehn,2011,pg.43-60)“Public safety information systems are part of the overall government infrastructure that must withstand natural and man-made disasters”.
Public education and awareness – The authors raise concern over the inadequate public education regarding disaster management. The authors suggest that government should prepare the pubic towards the disasters which can be natural or general. There should be individual and lifelong learning practice to contain natural disasters.
Proper understanding of public education- The