NIT Surathkal Syllabus | Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics | AM 436 DISASTER MANAGEMENT
AM 436 DISASTER MANAGEMENT (3–0–0) 3
Types of Disasters, its Dimensions, Impact of Disasters, Forecasting, Role of Remote Sensing and
Geographical Information System in Disaster Management, Vulnerability, Disaster Reduction Strategies,
Multi Hazard Mapping, Financial Management, Losses from Global Disasters and Expenses in
Reconstruction and Retrofitting of Structures, Role of NGO, Government Bodies and Public, Social and
Economic Development of Disaster Prone areas. Emergency Planning
Ghosh, G.K. Disaster Management, APH Publishing Co., New Delhi, 2006.
Ghosh, S.G. Natural disaster management: New technologies and opportunities, ICFAI University Press,
Institute of Engineers, World Congress on Natural Disaster Mitigation, Vol I & II, 2004.