Thursday, October 8, 2020

MSWE 003 DISASTER MANAGEMENT December 2015 Question Paper


 December 2015 Question Paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : (i) Answer all the five questions. (ii) All questions carry equal marks. (iii) Answer to questions 1 and 2 should not exceed 600 words each.

1. Highlight the main provisions of the Disaster Management Act, 2005.


Describe different types of Mitigation.

2. What is Incident Command System ? What are its primary functions ?


Discuss the important aspects of pre-disaster recovery plan.

3. Answer any two of the following questions in about 300 words each :

(a) Discuss about flood problems in India. How do you reduce the risk of flood disasters ?

(b) How will you ensure that both men and women are involved in the process of Shelter and Relief Management ?

(c) What are the main causes of epidemics after natural disasters ?

(d) Explain in brief community based disaster psychosocial care ?

4. Answer any four of the following questions in about 150 words each :

(a) Explain 'Disaster Crunch Model'.

(b) Discuss the vulnerability of men to natural disasters.

(c) What is unified command ?

(d) How would you assess the impact of disasters on women ?

(e) Describe the general characteristics of drought. Classify droughts.

(f) Highlight the importance of Village Disaster Management Plan (VDMP).

5. Write short notes on any five of the following questions in about 100 words each.

(a) National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)

(b) Natural Disaster Response Force  

(c) Community Contingency Fund

(d) National fund for Calamity Relief  

(e) Risk mapping

(f) Post traumatic stress disorder

(g) Limited intervention approach

(h) Redevelopment approach for recovery of disaster