MSWE 003 DISASTER MANAGEMENT June 2017 Question Paper


June 2017 Question Paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

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

1. Explain 'Disaster Crunch Model'.


List the main components of the process of CBDM.  

2. Highlight the major consideration for relief management.


Discuss the methodology for damage assessment.  

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

(a) Highlight different perspectives on Disasters.

(b) What is mitigation ? Describe goals of mitigation.

(c) Explain the basic features of Incident Command System (ICS).

(d) Describe the main factors affecting disaster recovery process.  

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

(a) List the major initiatives taken by India during IDNDR for disaster risk reduction.

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

(c) What are the key objectives of a Hospital Disaster Management Plan ?

(d) Enlist the steps in hazard identification and risk assessment.  

(e) Discuss the general characteristics of landslides. Which areas in India are prone to landslides ?

(f) Differentiate between Gender and Sex.

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

(a) State Disaster Management Authorities  

(b) Tsunami

(c) Recannalisation

(d) Gender - based violence

(e) Post - Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)  

(f) Triage

(g) Community based disaster psycho-social care  

(h) Principles of Post-Disaster Recovery


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