1. Basics of Disaster Management – Hazard, Vulnerability, Risk, Disaster and Development

-Hazard, Risk, Vulnerability Analysis (HRVA) and its relationship with capacity

– Difference between Hazard and Disaster


  1. Disaster Management Act 2005, NDMA, SDMA, DDMA, NDRF, NIDM, Disaster Management Cycle

-Role and responsibilities of NDMA, SDMA and DDMA

-NDRF, a unique force

– Disaster Management Cycle- Different phases of disasters


  1. Disaster Management Plan (National, State and District Disaster Management Plan)

-Linkage of National plan with State and District plans

-How to make a plan and significance of plan


  1. Paradigm shift from relief towards Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation-International Strategy in DRR

-International Decade for Disaster Risk Reduction (1990-1999)

-Yokohama Conference 1994

-Hyogo Framework 1995-2015

– Sendai Framework 2015-2030


  1. Natural Disasters in India- Floods, Drought, Cyclone, Earthquake, Landslide, Forest Fire, etc (34)

-Hydro-Meteorological , Geological ,disasters with examples of recent Indian disasters

– Man-made disasters


  1. Urban Risk Reduction- Urban Flooding

-Hazards and urban planning

-Recent floods in metro- cities and their impact


  1. Odisha Super Cyclone 1999- A case study

-Cyclone formation

-Unique disaster which gave importance of preparedness and mitigation, paradigm shift in DM


  1. Reconstruction and Rehabilitation- Built Back Better (A case of Sikkim reconstruction after earthquake in 2011)

-Participative, In-situ, Disaster resistant features

-Reconstruction as capacity building exercise


  1. National Policy on Disaster Management 2009- Group Discussion

-Basic elements of policy

-Need of policy change after covid 19


  1. Climate Change and DRR- Linkage between SDGs and DRR

-Unprecedented events and climate change

-How SDGs are related to Disaster Risk Reduction

Faculty Contact

  1. Prof. Vinod K. Sharma