Disaster Management for BE Anna University R17 (VII- Common/Prof. Elec.-III - GE8071)

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UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO DISASTERS 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. (Chapter - 1) UNIT II APPROACHES TO DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (DRR) 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 Processes and Framework at State and Central Level- State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) - Early Warning System - Advisories from Appropriate Agencies. (Chapter - 2) UNIT III INTER-RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DISASTERS AND DEVELOPMENT 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. (Chapter - 3) UNIT IV DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT IN INDIA 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. (Chapter - 4) UNIT V DISASTER MANAGEMENT:

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Author: [Ubaid Shaikh, Mr. Ravikiran D.Palaskar] Pages: 232 Edition: 2021 Vendors: Technical Publications