TOPIC : DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Disaster, caused by natures fury is not uncommon in thisplanet, Earth. In fact, scientists believe that the birth of thisplanet Earth was the result of explosion that occurred inthe solar system. In the past men used to view thesenatural disasters as the Act of God. Gradually theyunderstand the mysteries of nature. Disaster has theadverse effects on health in terms of variety of disease,injuries and health problems, etc.,so nurses have animportant role to play during a disaster to save the livesand to provide health care to the victims.
Disaster as any occurrence that causes damage,economic disruption, loss of human life anddeterioration of health and health service on a scalesufficient to warrant an extraordinary response fromoutside the affected community or area.
Disaster as An occurrence such as hurricane,tornado, storm, flood, high water, wind-drivenwater, tidal wave, earthquake, drought, blizzard,pestilence, famine, fire, explosion, building collapse,transportation wreck, or other situation that causeshuman suffering or creates human that the victimscannot alleviate without assistance.