Thursday, October 8, 2020

MSWE 003 DISASTER MANAGEMENT June 2015 Question Paper

 

MSWE 003 DISASTER MANAGEMENT

June 2015 Question Paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

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

1. What is your understanding of hazard, risk, vulnerability and capacity ? How are these related ?

OR

Explain mitigation. What are its goals ?

2. Discuss the major consideration for relief management.

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Highlight the important aspects of post-disaster recovery planning.

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

(a) Discuss the general characteristics of landslides. Which areas in India are prone to landslides ? How to mitigate the impact of landslides ?

(b) List out the ways in which gender can be mainstreamed in early warning and evacuation during disasters.  

(c) What is the difference between three types of triage ?

(d) Highlight the impact of disasters on children.  

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

(a) Enlist the tools for hazard analysis.

(b) Why are women considered to be more vulnerable to disasters ?

(c) What is the difference between Strike team and Task force ?

(d) Describe the indirect losses due to disasters in the health sector.  

(e) Discuss the general characteristics of cyclones. How can the risk of cyclone hazards be mitigated ?

(f) Give reasons for the establishment of Community Contingency Fund.

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

(a) National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)

(b) Tsunami Warning System in India 

(c) Geographic Information System 

(d) Peer Counsellors

(e) National Executive Committee 

(f) Relief Management

(g) Rapid Response Team 

(h) Impact of disaster on women

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