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The management actions for the effects of natural disasters: a study based on Maruthamunai area

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Most of the countries’ consideration and the most of all media are publishing as main news is a disaster in the current world each and every day because of natural disasters around the world are raising from day to day life and also spoken by all because of its effects are enormous. Natural disasters are extreme events within the earth's system that result in death or injury to humans, and damage or loss of valuable infrastructure and environment. Thus such horrible catastrophes affected the village of Maruthamunai in Ampara District which has 4 of extension in landscaping. It is situated in the tropical zone but, experienced in various natural disasters such as floods, drought, tsunami and contiguous diseases. The study was undertaken to identify the effects, causes and the disaster management activities. Also prepare the disaster risk map for Maruthamunai area to identify the affected zone. Several methods are used to analyze this study. It used qualitative and quantitative data which were analyzed using SPSS and Arc GIS application to produce the maps. The results of the study is clarified the effects of natural disasters and prepared disaster risk maps helps to identify the safer places according to the analyzed data and this helped to produce the suitable management activities for Maruthamunai area. This management activities and produced maps which will help to minimize the effects of disaster and this process will also support to control the effects in future.

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  • South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Oluvil, Sri Lanka
  • South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Oluvil, Sri Lanka
  • Eastern University, Sri Lanka, Vantharumoolai, Chenkalady, Sri Lanka
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