Disaster Management (Inst. Elec.) (2150003)  


Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
Understanding Disasters

Understanding  the  Concepts  and  definitions  of  Disaster,  Hazard,  Vulnerability,Risk, Capacity–Disaster and Development, and disaster management


10 %
Types, Trends, Causes, Consequences and Control of Disast

Geological Disasters (earthquakes, landslides, tsunami, mining);Hydro-Meteorological Disasters (floods, cyclones, lightning, thunder-storms, hail storms, avalanches, droughts, cold and heat waves); Biological Disasters (epidemics, pest attacks, forest fire); Technological  Disasters  (chemical,  industrial,  radiological,  nuclear)  and  Man-made  Disasters  (building  collapse,  rural  and  urban  fire,  road  and  rail  accidents, nuclear, radiological, chemicals and biological disasters);Global  Disaster  Trends–Emerging  Risks  of  Disasters–Climate  Change  and Urban Disasters

20 %
Disaster Management Cycle and Framework

Disaster Management Cycle–Paradigm Shift in Disaster Management Pre-Disaster–Risk Assessment and Analysis, Risk Mapping, zonation and Microzonation, Prevention and Mitigation of Disasters, Early Warning System; Preparedness, Capacity Development; Awareness During Disaster–Evacuation–Disaster Communication–Search and Rescue–Emergency Operation Centre–Incident Command System–Relief and Rehabilitation–Post–disaster–Damage and Needs Assessment, Restoration of Critical Infrastructure–Early Recovery–Reconstruction and Redevelopment; IDNDR, Yokohama Strategy, Hyogo Framework of Action.

20 %
Disaster Management in India

Disaster Profile of India –Mega Disasters of India and Lessons Learnt Disaster Management Act 2005 –Institutional and Financial Mechanism National Policy on Disaster Management, National Guidelines and Plans on Disaster Management; Role of Government (local, state and national), Non-Government and Inter-Governmental Agencies

20 %
Applications of Science and Technology for Disaster Management & Mitigation

Geo-informatics in Disaster Management (RS, GIS, GPS and RS) Disaster Communication System (Early Warning and Its Dissemination) Land Use Planning and Development Regulations Disaster Safe Designs and Constructions Structural and Non Structural Mitigation of Disasters S&T Institutions for Disaster Management in India

30 %