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URP- 807 Disaster Management
Campus SCEE (NIT)
Programs PG
Session Summer Semester 2016
Course Title Disaster Management
Course Code URP- 807
Credit Hours 3-0
Course Objectives Course Objectives: The objective of the course is to understand the nature of disaster, their impacts and mitigation techniques

Course Outcomes: After the course students will be able to understand the nature of disaster and will be able to develop disaster management policies/plans.
Detail Content Preparation, Response, Recovery, Sample IT Solutions, Identifying the risks, Natural risks, Emergency risks, Aims Purpose and Scope of Emergency Planning, Methodology; making and using maps, methodology of analytical Elements.
  1. The emergency plan and its act valuation. The plan in practice; emerging management specialized planning reconstruction planning. Emergency management Training coaching thoughts. Governmental regulations and universal preparation to ordinary with local assets
  2. Preplanning for a disaster, eliminating, minimizing to shifting risks, developing the action plan, developing the written plan, effective communication, selecting the right people, training for success media control, Share householder factor, After a disaster minimizing the damage, Governmental reactions, legal issue, disability issues, disaster preparedness assessments, personal disaster--- use of criminal sanctions, Employees work-place right, Policy, Legal and Institutional Framework, Sustainable, Development and Concept of DRM, Risk Assessment, Mitigation Planning and Implementation, Promoting Safer Building Construction, echo-financial mechanisms for Risk Management, Climate Forecasts Application, Flood Mapping, Early Warning,, Urban Planning, Structural Interventions, Earthquake (EQ) Disaster Risk Management, EQ Risk Assessment, EQ Disaster Reduction, EQ Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Designing aRoad Map, EQ Major Issues
Text/Ref Books
  1. Disaster Management and preparedness by Thomas D. Schneid Publisher CRC November, 22, 2000.
  2. Principals of Emergency planning and Management David Alexander
  3. Published in the United State of America by Oxford University Press Inc. 1998 Madison Avenue, New York 10016
  4. The primer on Disaster Risk management in Asia, ADPC, Bangkok, Thailand, 2006.
  5. Mr. Aloysius J. Rego Director of Knowledge Sharing and partnerships and Co-Team Leader of Disaster management System team Asian Disaster preparedness Center (ADPC) 2003.
  6. Timothy Beatley, Philip Berke, David J. Brower 1999 Natural Hazard Mitigation: Recasting Disaster Policy and Planning Island Press ISBN: 1559636025
  7. Charlotte Benson, Edward J. Clay (2004) Understanding the Economic and Financial Impacts of Natural Disasters World Bank Publications ISBN: 0821356852
Time Schedule Summer Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Abdul Waheed
PhD, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand
Discipline: Urban & Regional Planning
Specialty: Urban Security Planning