MSWE 003 DISASTER MANAGEMENT June 2016 Question Paper



June 2016 Question Paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : (i) Answer all the five questions. (ii) All questions carry equal marks. (iii) Answer to question no. 1 and 2 should not exceed 600 words each.

1. Discuss the evolution of Disaster Management System in India.


Describe the essential components and the practice of Relief Management in India.

2. What is ICS ? Discuss the primary functions in ICS.


Examine the relevance of a common damage assessment format.

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

(a) Discuss hydro - meterological disaster and geological hazards.

(b) Describe the four components of an Early Warning System.  

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

(d) Explain the factors affecting disaster recovery process.

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

(a) Explain 'Disaster Release Model'.

(b) Elaborate on various tools used for hazard analysis.

(c) Highlight the importance of gender in the management of disasters.

(d) Discuss the role of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in Disasters.

(e) What is disaster mitigation ?

(f) What is the specific behavioural pattern found among the disasters affected children ?

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

(a) Characteristics of cyclones 

(b) Forest Fires

(c) Disaster Management Act, 2005 

(d) Tsunamis

(e) Peer Counsellor

(f) Incident Action Plan

(g) Vulnerability Assessment

(h) Community Based Disaster Management



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