DISASTER MITIGATION AND MANAGEMENT SYLLABUS

A Hunt for Reaching Horizon of Science

Syllabus

UNIT-I

Introduction – Natural, human induced and human made disasters international decade of disaster reduction.

 

UNIT-II

Natural Disasters – Hydrometereological based disasters – Trophfcal cyclones, floods, drought and desertification – Zones Geographical based disasters – Earth quake, Tsunammis, Landslides and avalanches.

 

UNIT-III

Human induced hazards -chemical industrial hazards, major power breakdowns, traffic accidents, etc.

 

UNIT-IV

Use of remote sensing and GISI disaster mitigation and management

 

UNIT-V

Rich and vulnerability to disaster – mitigation and management options warning and forecasting

 

Suggested Reading:

 1.Rajib, S and Krishna Murthy, R. R (2012) “Disaster Management global Challenges and Local Solutions” Universities Press, Hyderabad.

 

 2.Navele, P & Raja, C. K (2009), Earth and atmospheric Disasters Management, Natural and Manmade.- B. S. Publications, Hyderabad.

 

 3.Fearn-Banks, K (2011), Crises computations approach: A case book approach.

 

 

 4.Special Indian Education, Route ledge Publishers, New York & London.

 

 5.Battacharya, T. (2012), Disaster Science and Management, Tata McGraw Hill Company, New Delhi.