GE8071-DISASTER MANAGEMENT Syllabus 2017 Regulation

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GE8071-DISASTER MANAGEMENT Syllabus 2017 Regulation

DISASTER MANAGEMENT Syllabus 2017 Regulation,GE8071-DISASTER MANAGEMENT Syllabus 2017 Regulation

GE8071                                   DISASTER MANAGEMENT                                  L T P C                                                                                                                             3 0 0 3

OBJECTIVES:

  • 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

UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO DISASTERS                        9

Definition: Disaster, Hazard, Vulnerability, Resilience, Risks – Disasters: Types of disasters – Earthquake, Landslide, Flood, Drought, Fire etc – Classification, Causes, Impacts including social, economic, political, environmental, health, psychosocial, etc.- Differential impacts- in terms of caste, class, gender, age, location, disability – Global trends in disasters: urban disasters, pandemics, complex emergencies, Climate change- Dos and Don‘ts during various types of Disasters.

UNIT II APPROACHES TO DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (DRR)                                                          9

Disaster cycle – Phases, Culture of safety, prevention, mitigation and preparedness community based DRR, Structural- nonstructural measures, Roles and responsibilities of- community, Panchayati Raj Institutions/Urban Local Bodies (PRIs/ULBs), States, Centre, and other stake-holders- Institutional Processess and Framework at State and Central Level- State Disaster Management Authority(SDMA) – Early Warning System – Advisories from Appropriate Agencies.

UNIT III INTER-RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DISASTERS AND DEVELOPMENT                                                      9

Factors affecting Vulnerabilities, differential impacts, impact of Development projects such as dams, embankments, changes in Land-use etc.- Climate Change Adaptation- IPCC Scenario and Scenarios in the context of India – Relevance of indigenous knowledge, appropriate technology and local resources.

UNIT IV DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT IN INDIA      9

Hazard and Vulnerability profile of India, Components of Disaster Relief: Water, Food, Sanitation, Shelter, Health, Waste Management, Institutional arrangements (Mitigation, Response and Preparedness, Disaster Management Act and Policy – Other related policies, plans, programmes and legislation – Role of GIS and Information Technology Components in Preparedness, Risk Assessment, Response and Recovery Phases of Disaster – Disaster Damage Assessment.

UNIT V DISASTER MANAGEMENT: APPLICATIONS AND CASE STUDIES AND FIELD WORKS                    9

Landslide Hazard Zonation: Case Studies, Earthquake Vulnerability Assessment of Buildings and Infrastructure: Case Studies, Drought Assessment: Case Studies, Coastal Flooding: Storm Surge Assessment, Floods: Fluvial and Pluvial Flooding: Case Studies; Forest Fire: Case Studies, Man Made disasters: Case Studies, Space Based Inputs for Disaster Mitigation and Management and field works related to disaster management.

                                                                                                      TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:

The students will be able to

  • 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.

TEXTBOOKS:

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

REFERENCES

  1. Govt. of India: Disaster Management Act , Government of India, New Delhi, 2005
  2. Government of India, National Disaster Management Policy,2009.

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