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Published by: Kulachi Hansraj Model School on Apr 27, 2009
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Social Sc. Holidays HomeworkClass X
Every student has to undertake one project on Disaster Management. List of topics isenclosed. This project carries 6 marks and is to be evaluated for final Board Exams. Pleasecarefully go through the instructions before doing the project.Preparation and Submission of Project ReportStipulated term each student will prepare and submit her/his project report. Followingessentials are required to be fulfilled for its preparation and submission-1The total length of the project report will be 15-20 pages.2. The project report will be handwritten and credit will be awarded to original drawings,illustrations and creative use of materials.3. The project report will be presented in a neatly bound simple folder.4. The project report will be developed in this sequence-- Cover page showing project title, student information school and year- List of contents-Acknowledgements and preface (acknowledging the institution, offices and libraries visitedand person who have helped.)
- Introduction
-Chapters with suitable headings.-Planning and activities to be done during the project, if any.-Conclusions (summary ad suggestions or findings, future scope of study)
-All the photographs and sketches should be labled and related to the theme.-Appendix (if needed)Teacher’s report-Teachers will initial preface page
-At the completion of the evaluation of the project, it will be punched in the centre so that thereport can not be reused but is available for reference only
-The project report will be returned after evaluation. The school may keep the best reports.
Topic for ProjectProject 1 Role of Govt./ Non Govt. functionaries your locality in Disaster Management
Interview any two of the Govt./ Non – Government functionaries in your locality on their role inDisaster Management.1. Senior District Magistrate2. Additional District Magistrate3. Sarpanch /MP/MLA4.Head of any NGO working in your locality- dealing in Disaster Manageme.5. Police inspector, Superintendent of Police6 Civil Defense Warden/elected representative7. Home guard personnel8. NCC Commandant in the school9. Deputy Commissioner of Municipality10. School PrincipalCarry out of a survey by enquiring from at least 20 persons from different walks of life(such asshopkeepers, housewives, senior citizens, college students, etc.) in your locality on thehazards prevalent and preventive measures they have taken or would like to take to reducethe impact.Prepare a Survey report highlighting the areas where awareness is needed and the localresources available in the locality to create awareness.
(note for teachers)
: The teachers can select any two of the functionaries based on theiravailability in that city/town. This topic can be taken up individually by students or by a groupconsisting of two students In case of group work where two students are involved. Workshould be divided equally so that distribution of marks is easier.
Project 2: generating Awareness on Disaster Management
Design a 10 minute skit on Disaster Management
Design posters on do’s and don’ts of various hazards prevalent in that area. Visit a slumcommunity and enact the skit by using the poster. The skit and the posters can also be usedto make the junior students aware.
Note for the teacher:
Better awareness and preparedness amongst the communitymembers have saved a lot of life and property. As responsible future citizens of the country,students play a major role in awaring the community to be better prepared for natural hazards(flood, cyclone, landslide, tsunami etc) and human induced hazards (fire rail road and airaccidents). Local language should be used so that the community is able to have a betterunderstanding. The Principal along with the teachers can belp the students in organizing ameeting with the local slum community).
Project 3- Preparation of Models of Disaster Resilient Structures
Make layouts of models based on structural improvement in buildings in a rural/ urbancommunity in coastal areas prone to floods/cyclones or in areas prone toearthquakes/landslides. Show the special features of the building and indicate the earlywarning system that could be best used in that community
(Note for Teachers:
To carry out the project, there is a need to have a good understandingabout the subject. The Class X textbook on Disaster Management will help the teachers andthe students to have a fair understanding about the topic. However, the school also needs toseek support from qualified engineers, and architects who have knowledge on safeconstruction practices from either the Government or private sector and also from academicinstitutions. Qualified engineers and architects can be invited by the principal of the school forlectures and also to suggest methods of carrying out the models. For assessing the projectcarried out by the school, these qualified persons may also be invited).
Project 4 – Pocket Guide on First Aid
Prepare a pocket guide on First Aid for your school . The First Aid pocket guide shold containaid that needs to be given for fractures, poisioning, cuts and burns, heat and cold wave andother threats that are prevalent in that area. The content shared in the guide should besupported with adequate pictures so as to give a clear and elaborate understanding about thetopic. Choose awareness campaign strategy for either senior citizens or illiterate people andprepare a brief write-up.
(Note for the teacher:
The project can be carried out by a group of students in a class andwork can be equally divided amongst the students so that the teachers are able to evaluatethem easily. Doctor. Local health practitioners, trained volunteers of Red Cross andprofessionals from other agencies/bodies/institute, proficient in this field can be consulted toprepare the first-aid pocket guide. This guide can be printed by the school administration andshared with all the students, teachers and other staff members of the school. It can be usedas a ready reckoner for any First Aid related information.

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