MSWE 003 DISASTER MANAGEMENT June 2018 Question Paper



June 2018 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. Discuss the way relief is managed in India along with various tools available for the purpose.


What do you understand by Mass Casualty Incidents (MCIs) ? Discuss the different approaches to MCIs.

2. Explain the process of disaster assessment and its relevance in the recovery and rehabilitation process.


Describe the process of disaster recovery planning.  

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

(a) What is Incident Command System (ICS) and why is it useful ?

(b) Discuss the main features of the ECLAC methodology for assessment.

(c) Explain the concept of disaster management cycle.

(d) Describe the different types of disasters.

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

(a) Briefly describe case study of Gujarat earthquake reconstruction programme.  

(b) Explain the significance of disaster psycho-social care.

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

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

(e) Explain 'Disaster Crunch Model'. 

(f) List the four types of forest fire. 

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

(a) Mitigation 

(b) Gender

(c) Vulnerability 

(d) Cyclones 

(e) Epidemics

(f) National Disaster Response Force

(g) Earthquake risk mitigation strategy 

(h) Terrorism


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