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
  • Risk Assessment and vulnerability analysis
  • Role of Union/States Role of Armed Forces/Other Agencies in Disasters

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 0.18 Lakhs Global Open University, Dimapur
    Minimum Fees 0.18 Lakhs Global Open University, Dimapur
    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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Sapna 12 days ago

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SapnaLast Seen: 1 week 3 days agoJoined on: 09-Aug-2019Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation

What are the colleges for disaster management in dehradun?? ..

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Payal 12 days ago

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PayalLast Seen: 40 min 22 sec agoJoined on: 25-Jul-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hii aspirantsList of few colleges for disaster managment in dehradun are 1.Dayanand Brijendra Swaroop PG College - DBS2.Maya College of Disaster and Conflict Management, Dehradun3.Himadri Institu...Read More
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Sapna 12 days ago

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SapnaLast Seen: 1 week 3 days agoJoined on: 09-Aug-2019Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation

What can be done after graduation ? Is disaster management a good course for it?

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Ankhi Banerjee 12 days ago

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Ankhi BanerjeeLast Seen: 2 min 7 sec agoJoined on: 26-Jul-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi,Disaster management is a very good choice if you want pursue as you can get career options in WHO, ADB, Government agencies, insurance companies and NGO but for that you need to score 50% in ypur g...Read More
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Anmol Tapdiya 14 days ago

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Anmol TapdiyaLast Seen: 4 days 16 hours agoJoined on: 06-Feb-2019Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation

What are the placement% and average package if i do mba from ims in e commerce disaster management or hr management?

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Aashit Dua 14 days ago

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Hey Aspirant Institute of Management Studies aka IMS-DAVV is known for its placements. It has a very dedicated placement cell which calls various companies for the placements of all the branches....Read More
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Nihal 18 days ago

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NihalLast Seen: 2 weeks 3 days agoJoined on: 03-Aug-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation

How many years of Disaster management course

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Afreen Anjum 18 days ago

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Afreen AnjumLast Seen: 34 min 43 sec agoJoined on: 20-May-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hii... Disaster management course is of one year diploma course. One can take this course after their 12th , 10th  aur bachelor degree from recognising college for more information about this course...Read More

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Kelhouwenuo RupreoLast Seen: 3 months 1 week agoJoined on: 15-May-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

Does disaster management have a good scope in nagaland?