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Disaster Management

Description

  • To provide students an exposure to disasters, their significance and types.
  • To ensure that students begin to understand the relationship between vulnerability, disasters, disaster prevention and risk reduction
  • To gain a preliminary understanding of approaches of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
  • To enhance awareness of institutional processes in the country and
  • To develop rudimentary ability to respond to their surroundings with potential disaster response in areas where they live, with due sensitivity

What Will I Learn?

  • Differentiate the types of disasters, causes and their impact on environment and society
  • Assess vulnerability and various methods of risk reduction measures as well as mitigation.
  • Draw the hazard and vulnerability profile of India, Scenarious in the Indian context, Disaster damage assessment and management.

Topics for this course

5 Lessons50h

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Lesson 1-INTRODUCTION TO DISASTERS
Lesson 2-APPROACHES TO DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (DRR)
Lesson 3-INTER-RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DISASTERS AND DEVELOPMENT
Lesson 4-DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT IN INDIA
Lesson 5-DISASTER MANAGEMENT: APPLICATIONS AND CASE STUDIES AND FIELD WORKS

About the instructor

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518 Courses

2 students

Free

Material Includes

  • Singhal J.P. “Disaster Management”, Laxmi Publications, 2010. ISBN-10: 9380386427 ISBN-13: 978-9380386423
  • Tushar Bhattacharya, “Disaster Science and Management”, McGraw Hill India Education Pvt. Ltd., 2012. ISBN-10: 1259007367, ISBN-13: 978-1259007361]
  • Gupta Anil K, Sreeja S. Nair. Environmental Knowledge for Disaster Risk Management, NIDM, New Delhi, 2011
  • Kapur Anu Vulnerable India: A Geographical Study of Disasters, IIAS and Sage Publishers, New Delhi, 2010.

Requirements

  • B.E/Diploma Students Can Pursue this Course

Target Audience

  • All Engineering Students Can Participate