WITH EFFECT FROM THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2013- 2014

 

CE 452

 

DISASTER MITIGATION AND MANAGEMENT

 

                                                                                                                     (Elective-II) 

                                                         

Instruction                                                                                                                                                                                        4  Periods per week

Duration of University Examination                                                                                                                                                   3  Hours

University Examination                                                                                                                                                                     75 Marks

Sessional                                                                                                                                                                                         25 Marks

 

UNIT-I

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

 

UNIT-II

Natural Disasters - Hydrometereological based disasters - Trophical 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 ofremote 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. Route ledge Publishers, Special Indian Education, New York & London.

 

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


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