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DM-811 Community Based Disaster Risk Management
Campus MCE
Programs PG
Session Summer Semester 2016
Course Title Community Based Disaster Risk Management
Course Code DM-811
Credit Hours 3-0
Course Objectives Aims to give students understanding of the concepts community based disaster risk reduction, its approaches, planning, and strategies in the light of case histories with a view to make them capable to implement CBDRR strategies on requirement. Students will be exposed to the practical situations and asked to work out their plans after field visits.
Detail Content
  • Context of community based disaster risk management (CBDRR)
  • Participatory Approaches for Risk Reduction Planning
  • Analysis of Stakeholders and Resources
  • DRR Preparedness at Community Level
  • Community Risk Reduction Strategies
  • CBDRR Program Implementation: Challenges and Solutions
Text/Ref Books
  • CBDRM: Field Practitioners Handbook (ADPC)
  • Community-Based Disaster Risk Management and the Media (ADPC)
  • Citizenry-Based & Development-Oriented Disaster Response ADPC):
  • Critical. Guidelines: CBDRM (ADPC)
  • Guidebook on advocacy: Integrating CBDRM into govt policy and programming (ADPC)
  • Proceedings: Third Disaster Management Practitioners’ Workshop for southeast Asia – Institutionalizing Community Based Disaster Risk Management in Govt Policy Making Planning and Program Activates
  • At Risk: Natural Hazards, People’s Vulnerability and Disasters, by Ben Wisner, Piers Blaikie, Terry Cannon and Lan Davis, DoryogNivaran Publications
  • ISDR case studies including: Bldg Disaster Resilient Communities (2007), Gender Perspective: Working Together for Disaster Risk Reduction (2007)
  • Field Manual for CBDRM Practitioners JICA
  • Field Manual for CBDRM Practitioners SPO
  • Damage and Need Assessment Flood 2010 and 2011- UN
  • Early Recovery Plan Flood 2010 UNDP
  • Early Recovery Plan Flood 2011 UNDP
Time Schedule Summer Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person MajDr Muhammad Jawed Iqbal

PhD (MUET Jamshoro)

Discipline: Transportation Engineering

Specialization: Transportation Engineering