Lately there are high occurrences of natural disasters in Malaysia. Does it have anything to do with earth been suffering from extreme weather or could it be any other reasons. Some scientists say that the temperature of the Earth is on the rise, which results in global warming. As the consequence to that, scientific theory also explains how global warming causes icebergs to melt in the colder regions, which in turn causes natural disasters around the world. If these theories are real, can we humans manage and control the climate changes as well as mitigate the post disasters issues more efficiently? Can this unwanted natural phenomenon be stopped for good if we can predict the occurrence more accurately and reverse the side effects? To what extend all these disasters impaired the livelihood of fellow Malaysian? With all these questions in mind, this book has been written with some useful insights into the traditional and the latest edition of disasters in Malaysian land. Listed below are some examples of the natural disasters and the extreme weather conditions that have occurred in Malaysia, over the past years
Today, studying about natural disasters in Malaysia can be worrying as the severity and the damages caused not only to the mother earth, but also to the mankind in particularly. From the data accumulated and presented in this book it looks like the trend of increase in natural disasters will continue and the impact will remains for many years to come. The authors have made tremendous effort in gathering all the important information from the past and present disasters in Malaysia. The materials and data used in these chapters were carefully chosen based on its relevancy and to supplement the needs of the readers of all time. Each chapter has its uniqueness, the contents was well digested with the Midas touch of authors’ vast experience and knowledge in their respective field. Some of the chapters presented here after being reviewed by experts in the field with positive feedbacks.