Disaster Management
Audit Course in Disaster Management AUDIT COURSES Code : AUD02

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Course Name Disaster Management
Course Subject Audit Course in Disaster Management
Course Code AUD02
Course Coordinator Dr. Linto Alappat
Course Category AUDIT COURSES

About Course

Our nation is facing different kinds of natural disasters every year, though the occurrence is different in different places. The economic and social disruption of the societies caused due to natural disasters requires detailed, systematic studies to reduce the ill effects of the disasters. Knowing the disasters will have a huge impact on the life and living means generation, agriculture. The Audit Course in Disaster Management (AUD2E02) is prepared as per the requirement for the CBCSS-UG – REGULATION-2019 under the University of Calicut. The course intends to familiarise students with different terms, their meaning, causes, effects, and significance of preparedness for natural disasters. The course specifies various ways of disaster preparedness with the help of case studies. The course emphasizes various types of natural disasters, associated risk and vulnerability, disaster prevention and mitigation, disaster preparedness, and response plans. It also deals with the rehabilitation, recovery, and reconstruction of disaster-hit areas with details on the damage assessment, post-disaster remedial measures, livelihood options, disaster-resistant constructions, etc. The overview of disaster vulnerability in India is discussed with details of agencies involved in the disaster management, warning, and prediction

Prerequisites

Plus two in any subject

Outcomes

 

At end of the course, the students will have a critical understanding of the difference between disasters and hazards, different types of natural and manmade disasters, risk and vulnerability analyses of certain areas to natural disasters, etc.

 The course will also discuss disaster risk reduction and preparedness as vital concepts of disaster management of the modern community

The course is suitable for developing an initial understanding about various aspects of disaster management.

Course Syllabus

Lecture Notes

Brief notes on Disaster Management, Module 1 Part 1

Module 1 Part 2

Module 1 Part 4 Geological,Biological,Chemical and Accident related disasters (Asha Merin Jolly )

Module 2 Part 1 Earth Quake and Tsunami ( Tharun R)

Module 2 Part 2 Flood and Drought (Tharun R )

Module 2 Part 3 Landslide and volcanic eruptions (Tharun R)

Module 2 Part 4 Cyclone and CRZ (Tharun R)

Tharun

 

Module 3 

Part 1

Disaster Preparedness

A brief note on role of Government and International agencies in disaster Management

A brief note on Role of NGOs, IT and Engineers in Disaster Management

A brief note on Disaster Response Plan

Rehabilitation

Post Disaster Effects

Disaster Resistant House Construction

Sanitation and Hygiene

Education and Awareness

 Module 4 Part 7 Victim’s psychology ( Dr Devi K)

Module 5 Part 1 Vulnerability atlas of India ( Roshni.K.S)

Module 5 Part 2(1) Agencies involved in Disaster Management - Part 1&2 ( Roshni.K.S)

Module 5 Part 3(1) Disaster prevention and mitigation - Part 1&2 (Roshni.K.S)

Module 5 Part 4(1) Warning and Prediction Part 1&2 ( Roshni.K.S)

 Damage Management

Lecture Videos

Module 1 part 2 Thunder & Lightening | Squalls | Dust Storm | Hail Storm (Asha Merin Jolly)

Thunder & Lightening | Squalls | Dust Storm | Hail Storm (Asha Merin Jolly)

Module 1 Part 2 Water and climate related disasters (Asha Merin Jolly)

Water and climate related disasters (Asha Merin Jolly)

Module 1 Part 4 Geological, Biological, Chemical and Accidental related disasters (Asha Merin Jolly)

Geological, Biological, Chemical and Accidental related disasters (Asha Merin Jolly)

Module 2 part 1 Earthquake and Tsunami

EarthQuake and Tsunami

Module 2 Part 2 Flood and Drought

Module 2 Part 2 Flood and Drought

Module 2 Part 3

Landslide and volcanic eruptions

Module 2 Part 4 Cyclone and CRZ (Tharun R)

Module 2 Part 4 Cyclone and CRZ (Tharun R)

Module 3 Part 2 ROLE OF GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT (Anu J. Ponnar)

ROLE OF GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT (Anu J. Ponnar)

Module 3 Part 3 ROLE OF NGO, IT (Anu J. Ponnar)

ROLE OF NGO,IT

Module 3 Part 4 DISASTER RESPONSE PLAN (Anu J. Ponnar)

DISASTER RESPONSE PLAN (Anu J. Ponnar)

Module 4 Part 1Rehabilitation | Audit Course | Disaster Management | Dr. Devi K

Rehabilitation | Audit Course | Disaster Management | Dr. Devi K

Module 4 Part 2 DAMAGE ASSESSMENT Dr. DEVI K., Department of Geology and Environmental Science

DAMAGE ASSESSMENT Dr. DEVI K.

Module 4 Part 6 EDUCATION AND AWARENESS (Dr Devi. K)

EDUCATION AND AWARENESS

Module 4 Part 7 Victim's Psychology (Dr Devi K)

Victim's Psychology (Dr Devi K)

Module 5 Part 1 Vulnerability atlas of India Roshni K.S

Vulnerability atlas of India

Module 5 Part 2 (1) Agencies involved in Disaster Management (Roshni K.S)

Agencies involved in Disaster Management (Roshni K.S)

Module 5 Part 2 (2) Agencies involved in Disaster Management (Roshni K.S)

Agencies involved in Disaster Management (Roshni K.S)

Module 5 Part 4 (1) Disaster prevention & mitigation (Roshni K.S)

Disaster prevention & mitigation

Module 5 Part 4(1) Warning and Prediction Part 1 (Roshni.K.S)

Module 5 Part 4(1) Warning and Prediction Part 1 (Roshni.K.S)

Module 5 Part 4(2) Warning and Prediction Part 2 (Roshni.K.S)

Module 5 Part 4(2) Warning and Prediction Part 2 (Roshni.K.S)

Practice Quiz

a) INSAT

b) IRS

c) Ocean SAT

d) None of the above

a) Is caused by heavy rain rather than from the flooding of a river

b) occurs in urban areas

c) occurs suddenly and unexpectedly and for a short duration

d) Is caused by the blocking of drains.

a) Indian Mining department

b) India Meteorological Department

c) Indian metallurgical department

d) Indian management authority of disasters

a) Manipur

b) Punjab

c) Hyderabad

d) New Delhi

a) Bay of Bengal

b) Coastal area of south India

c) Coastal area of west India

d) None of the above

a) 8%

b) 30%

c) 15%

d) None of the above

a) Simple absence/deficit of rainfall from the normal

b) Leads to reduction of natural stream flows or ground water levels

c) Level in soil is insufficient to maintain average crop yields

d) Correlates the supply and demand of goods and services

a) Landslide

b) Tsunami

c) Forest fire

d) Earthquake

a) India

b) Bangladesh

c) Oman

d) Thailand

a) Duststorm;

b) Hailstorm

c) Squall

d) Tornadoes

a) Prime Minister of India

b) President of India

c) Governor of States

d) Chief Minister of States

a) Mitigation

b) Reconstruction

c) Rehabilitation

d) All of the above

a) Asia

b) Africa

c) Australia

d) All continents

a) Manipur

b) Punjab

c) Hyderabad

d) New Delhi

a) 2006

b) 2003

c) 2005

d) 2009

a) NDA

b) NDMA

c) CDMA

d) INDR

a) Governor

b) Chief minister

c) Chief Secretary of the State

d) None of the above

a) District magistrate

b) Chief secretary

c) BDO

d) None of the above

a) International Significant Disaster Resources

b) International Sustainable Development Report

c) International Strategy for Disaster Reduction

d) Intergovernmental Strategy for Disaster Reduction

a) NDMA

b) SDMA

c) DDMA

d) NGO

a) International Committee of Red Cross

b) ISDR

c) UNDRR

d) UNICEF

a) understanding disaster risk

b) investing in disaster risk reduction

c) enhancing disaster preparedness

d) All of the above

a) UNDRR

b) ICRC

c) ISDR

d) WHO

a) Ministry of Environment

b) Ministry of foreign affairs

c) Ministry of Pollution

d) Ministry of Home affairs

a) Mitigation

b) Preparedness

c) Response

d) Recovery

a) Women

b) Children

c) Senior citizens

d) People with disability

a) Capacity map

b) Vulnerability map

c) Hazard zonation map

d) All of the above

a) To assess the damage

b) To map earthquakes

c) To carryout post flood surveys

d) All of the above

a) Preparedness

b) Mitigation

c) Recovery

d) All of the above

a) Disaster Response Plan

b) National Disaster management plan

c) Guidelines

d) Hazard zonation map

a) To evacuate the people

b) To avoid the disaster

c) To warn the people

d) To educate the people

a) Preparedness

b) Response

c) Mitigation

d) Recovery

a) Preparedness stage

b) During disaster

c) After the disaster

d) All of the above

a) Locating the victim

b) Rescuing the victim

c) Providing first aid

d) All of the above

a) Government

b) Police

c) Firemen

d) Army

a) Rapid assessment

b) Prevention

c) Surveillance

d) Outbreak control

a) Rapid assessment.

b) Prevention

c) Surveillance

d) Outbreak control

a) Joblessness

b) Communicable diseases

c) Depression

d) Cognitive disorders

a) Setting up counselling centres

b) Medicines

c) Sending them to hospitals

d) All of the above

a) Revetments

b) Dune rehabitilation

c) Beach face dewatering

d) Biorocks

a) Cyclone

b) Tornado

c) Hailstorm

d) Typhoon

a) At night

b) Morning

c) Afternoon

d) All times are equally likely

a) Tropical oceans

b) Mount Everest

c) Tropical land areas

d) Polar regions

a) Bay of Bengal

b) Coastal area of south India

c) Coastal area of west India

d) None of the above

a) Without lightning

b) In wintertime storms when it is too cold

c) Over the oceans or large lakes

d) Until precipitation begins to fall from the clouds

a) Western North Pacific (near Southeast Asia) where they are called typhoons

b) Eastern North Pacific (off Mexico Coast)

c) North Atlantic Ocean

d) Western South Pacific (near Australia) where they are called severe tropical cyclones

a) The eye

b) The spiral rain bands

c) The eye wall

d) The outflow

a) Hurricanes

b) Lightning

c) Tornadoes

d) Heat Waves

a) India

b) Saudi Arabia

c) Russia

d) China

a) Rehabilitation

b) Reconstruction

c) Mitigation

d) Development

a) Reconstruction

b) Rehabilitation

c) Development

d) Relief

a) Economic rehabilitation

b) Physical rehabilitation

c) Psychological rehabilitation

d) Social rehabilitation

a) Economic rehabilitation

b) Physical rehabilitation

c) Psychological rehabilitation

d) Social rehabilitation

a) Economic rehabilitation

b) Physical rehabilitation

c) Psychological rehabilitation

d) Social rehabilitation

a) Economic rehabilitation

b) Physical rehabilitation

c) Psychological rehabilitation

d) Social rehabilitation

a) Very high damage risk zone (IX or more of Mercalli scale)

b) Zone IV: High damage risk zone (VIII of Mercalli scale)

c) Zone III: Moderate damage risk zone (VII of Mercalli scale)

d) Zone II: Low damage risk zone (VI or less of Mercalli scale)

a) High damage risk zone

b) Moderate damage risk zone

c) Low damage risk zone

d) Very high damage risk zone

a) 5.0

b) 7.0

c) 4.0

d) 3.0

a) 5

b) 4

c) 6

d) 3

a) Ecologically

b) Economically

c) Physically

d) Socially

a) National Disaster Management Association

b) National Disaster Management Authority

c) National Disaster Mitigation Authority

d) None of the above

a) National Institute of Disaster Management

b) National Disaster Response Force

c) National Executive Committee

d) None of the above

a) INSRAG

b) SDMP

c) ADPC

d) None of the above

a) Section 20 of the DM Act

b) Section 25 of the DM Act

c) Section 44 of the DM Act

d) None of the above

a) 5

b) 9

c) 12

d) 10

a) United Nations Disaster Assessment committee

b) United Nations Disaster Assessment and Control

c) United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination

d) None of the above

a) United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction

b) United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Recovery

c) United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Response

d) None of the above

a) NDRF

b) NIDM

c) NDMA

d) None of the above

a) 2003

b) 2005

c) 2002

d) 2001

a) 1989

b) 1987

c) 1986

d) 1985

a) Warning

b) Forecasting

c) Predictability

d) None of the above

a) Erosion due to rainfall and floods

b) Excess loading due to heavy snowfall

c) Weakening, of ground due to stream erosion

d) All of the above

a) Cyclones

b) Landslides

c) Earthquakes

d) Flood

a) Central Weather Commission

b) Central Water Commission

c) Central Water resource committee

d) None of the above

a) Ahmedabad

b) Bhubaneshwar

c) Visakhapatnam

d) All the above

a) Flood

b) Landslides

c) Avalanche

d) None of these

a) Earthquake

b) Avalanche

c) Drought

d) Cyclone

a) Avalanche

b) Drought

c) Forest fires.

d) None of these.

a) Information, Element, Community

b) Information, Education, Communication

c) Interest, Ethics, Community.

d) none of the above

a) Greek

b) French

c) Latin

d) None of above

a) Knowledge

b) Education

c) Communication

d) None of above

a) Preparedness planning

b) Early warnings

c) Mitigation

d) None of above

a) Risk knowledge

b) Response

c) Ensure public safety

d) None of above

a) Education

b) Information

c) Training

d) None of above

a) Disaster Preparedness

b) Safety measures

c) Early warnings

d) None of above

a) Preparedness and response

b) Preventive measure

c) planning.

d) None of above

a) Training

b) Education

c) Communication

d) None of above

a) Training

b) Education

c) Communication

d) None of above

a) Early warning systems

b) Safety Measures

c) Disaster management

d) None of above

a) Structural

b) Nonstructural

c) Both A&B

d) None of the above.

a) Flood

b) Tsunami

c) Cyclone

d) Earthquake

a) International Coastal Zone Management Project

b) Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project

c) Both A&B

d) None of the above

a) Drought

b) Earthquake

c) Cyclone

d) Tsunami.

a) DGCA

b) DGMS

c) Both A&B

d) None of the above

a) Cyclone

b) Earthquake

c) Flood

d) None of the above

a) Enhancement

b) Enlargement

c) Enforcement

d) None of the above.

a) 1986

b) 1984

c) 1981

d) None of the above

a) NBC

b) BMTPC

c) NERMP

d) None of the above.

a) Very high damage risk zone (IX or more of Mercalli scale)

b) Zone IV: High damage risk zone (VIII of Mercalli scale)

c) Zone III: Moderate damage risk zone (VII of Mercalli scale)

d) Zone II: Low damage risk zone (VI or less of Mercalli scale)

a) High damage risk zone

b) Moderate damage risk zone

c) Low damage risk zone

d) Very high damage risk zone

a) HIV

b) Ebola virus

c) Escherichia coli O157:H7

d) All of the above

a) Epidemic

b) Pandemic

c) Spanish flu

d) Hyperendemic

a) Belt of volcanoes in the Circum Pacific region

b) Belt of volcanoes in the mid-continental region

c) Belt of volcanoes in the mid-atlantic region

d) None of the above

a) Prime Minister of India

b) President of India

c) Governor of States

d) Chief Minister of States

a) Leakage of Toxic waste

b) Wars and Civil Strife

c) Tsunami

d) Environmental pollution

a) 0 and 6

b) 0 and 9

c) 1 to 5

d) 1 to 12

a) Epidemic in human

b) Hail

c) Heavy rainfall

d) hurricanes

a) Magnitude

b) Location

c) Duration

d) Depth

a) Uganda

b) Canada

c) Australia

d) India

a) Rat

b) Mosquito

c) Fly

d) Pig

a) Modified Mercalli scale

b) Richter scale

c) Seismograph

d) None of the above

a) Bush fires

b) Brush fires

c) Forest fire

d) None of the above

a) Ganges valley region

b) South Indian plateau

c) Himalaya and north eastern hill

d) None of the above

a) Epidemic disaster

b) Toxic gas disaster

c) Nuclear disaster

d) None of the above