WHAT IS DISASTER MANAGEMENT ?

Disaster management is all about making concrete plans to avoid any type of disasters from affecting human lives and property. In case such calamities take place the focus shifts to reducing, managing and overcoming the ill-effects of the catastrophe. This is done by studying the history of such disasters and mapping potential disasters, both man-made or natural and creating fool-proof plans and processes to be taken up as and when such calamities occur. A course in Disaster Management focuses on techniques for enhancing competence in prevention, mitigation, and management of natural as well as industrial disasters. Besides classroom training, the course equips students for facing natural disasters. One can pursue MA/M.Sc/MBA after successful completion of a Bachelor's degree in any discipline.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

For UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with minimum qualifying marks in any subject from a recognised board to do any UG course. 

For PG: Master's programme needs a Bachelor's degree in any discipline preferably with 50% marks. Working professionals are eligible for short and long-term courses. 

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SCOPE OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT

  • Various opportunities are available for postgraduates in the field of teaching, research, consultancy, and scientific documentation.
  • One can also serve as a social worker, medical health expert, environmental expert, and rehabilitation worker in NGOs and government firms.
  • NGOs and International organisations such as World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB), United Nations Organizations (UNO), Red Cross, UNESCO offer various opportunities for professionally trained disaster management professionals. 
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COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Business continuity management
  • Disaster Management
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Disaster Response and disaster management
  • Introduction to Development
  • Introduction to natural and man-made disasters
  • Management of urban disasters
  • Organisational Structure for Disaster Management
  • Rehabilitation, reconstruction and recovery
  • Research methods

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Degree Offered in UG
    BBA
    Other Bachelors
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 5.12 Lakhs University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
    Minimum Fees 0.04 Lakhs Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University, Bhopal
    Degree Offered in PG
    MBA

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Disaster management

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PraveenLast Seen: 6 months 3 weeks agoJoined on: 10-Jun-2015

Need best collage for BBA disaster management

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Manisha Gupta Expert 9 months ago

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Manisha GuptaLast Seen: 3 min 39 sec agoJoined on: 08-Sep-2016
Here are some of the colleges name you can prefer for the same. University School of Management Studies, GGS IP University, Delhi Swami Vivekanand University, Sagar Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open Universit...Read More
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Md Faizi 10 months ago

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Starting package (salary)

how much I will get paid after completing this course

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Priyanka Kaul Expert 10 months ago

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Priyanka KaulLast Seen: 1 min 15 sec agoJoined on: 08-Feb-2016
HI, After completing course in Disaster Management you should opt for work experience for about 2 years and then you can expect a package near 5-7 lacs. Also depends on the skills you need and you hav...Read More
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Pranay Gupta 10 months ago

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How is disaster mitigation and mgmt mtech course at iit roorke

my gate rank is 4000. general cse. gate college predictor is showing that i can get this course in iitr. so i want to know details about it.plz help

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Priyanka Kashyap Expert 10 months ago

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Priyanka KashyapLast Seen: 14 min 5 sec agoJoined on: 13-Sep-2016
This is a very specialized course and is good but about the placement chances there is not much information available as this is relatively new. So you can go through the official website or you can s...Read More
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Meet PatelLast Seen: 6 months 3 weeks agoJoined on: 03-Feb-2017

Please give me information about disaster management..

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Priyanka Kaul Expert 11 months ago

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Priyanka KaulLast Seen: 1 min 15 sec agoJoined on: 08-Feb-2016
Hi, Disaster management is also known as emergency management. It has communities which deals with reducing vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters. Events covered under this course are acts ...Read More