Disaster Management Syllabus
Periods/week : 3 Periods & 1 Tut /week. Ses. : 30 Exam : 70
Examination (Practical): 3hrs. Credits: 4
UNIT-I: Concept of disaster management. Types of disasters. Disaster mitigating agencies and their organization structure at different levels. Overview of Disaster situations in India: Vulnerability profile of India and vulnerability mapping including disaster prone areas, communities and places.
UNIT-II: Disaster preparedness-ways and means; skills and strategies; rescue, relief, reconstruction and rehabilitation.
UNIT-III: Seismic vulnerability of urban areas. Seismic response of R.C frames buildings with soft first storey. Preparedness for natural disasters in urban in urban areas. Preparedness and planning for an urban earthquake disaster. Urban serrlements and natural hazards. Tsunami and its impact.
UNIT-IV:Landslide hazards zonation mapping and geo-environmental problems associates with the occurrence of landslides. A statistical approach to study landslides. Land causal factors in urban areas organization of mockdrills.
UNIT-V: Role of remote sensing, science & technology, Rehabilitation programmes, Management of Relief Camp, information systems & decision making tools, voluntary Agencies & community participation at various stages of disaster Management, School Awareness & Safety programme
- “Natural Hazards in the Urban habitat” by lyengar, CBRI, Tata McGraw Hill
- “Natural Disaster management”, Jon Ingleton (Ed), Tulor Rose, 1999
- “Disaster Management”, RB Singh (Ed), Rawat Publications, 2000.
- Anthropology of Disaster management”, Sachindra Narayan, Gyan Publishing house, 2000.