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MPA-001: UNDERSTADING NATURAL DISASTERS (TMA) Course Code: MPA-001 Assignment Code: Asst/TMA/2011

-12 Marks: 50 This assignment consists of Sections I and II. There are five questions in each section. You have to answer a total of five questions in about 400 words each. It is necessary to attempt at least two questions from each section. Each question carries 10 marks. Section -I 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) Discuss the various types of natural disasters on the basis of their origin. Analyse disaster management system in India. Highlight the significance of forecasting, warning and monitoring for flood disaster mitigation. What measures would you suggest for disaster mitigation in drought prone areas of Rajasthan? Assess the impact of Gujarat cyclone 1998, and evaluate the action taken by the State Government for disaster management. Section - II 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) List the primary and secondary hazards that are associated with an earthquake. Describe briefly the passive and active methods for avalanche disaster mitigation. Explain the main preventive measures for protection from cold waves. Write a note on climate change. Discuss the impacts of sea level rise.

MPA-002: UNDERSTADING MAN-DISASTERS (TMA) Course Code: MPA-002 Assignment Code: Asst/TMA/2011-12 Marks: 50 This assignment consists of Sections I and II. It is necessary to attempt at least two questions from each section. Write a note on sea accidents. . What are the major causes and impacts of chemical disasters? Describe briefly the specific factors that are aggravating vulnerability to biological disasters. Section -I 1) 2) 3) 4) Enumerate the various types of man-made disasters and highlight the significant issues in response to these disasters. Discuss the pollutant characteristics of industrial waste and its impact on environment and human beings. You have to answer a total of five questions in about 400 words each. Each question carries 10 marks.II 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) ‘Air pollutants cause direct and indirect effects on health’. Examine the causes of air accidents and suggest measures to improve the disaster management system. Analyse the disaster management practices in the case of oil fire. Enumerate the causes of rail accidents and highlight the major constraints in management of accidents. There are five questions in each section. Discuss. 5) Discuss the various types of building fires and suggest necessary safety and preventive measures for disaster mitigation. Section .

MPA-003: Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Analysis Assignment TMA Course Code: MPA-003 Assignment Code: Asst/TMA/2011-12 Marks: 50 This assignment consists of Section-I and Section-II. Discuss. Each question carries 10 marks. . There are five questions in each section.9 Discuss preventive strategies for tackling disaster related problems. Discuss. It is necessary to attempt at least two questions from each section.2 Discuss the role of Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction.5 Highlight major approaches to Vulnerability Analysis. Q.6 ‘Gender and Vulnerability are co-related’ Discuss.7 ‘Rapid urbanization increases vulnerability’. Q.3 ‘Risk Assessment is carried through various Analytical Systems’. Section-I Q. Q.10 Write a note on Functional Requirements of Resource Organisations.1 Define Vulnerability and discuss its various factors. Discuss with reference to Dams Vulnerability.4 ‘Community participation reduces disaster risks’. You have to answer a total of five questions in about 400 words each. Q. Section-II Q. Q. Q. Q.8 ‘Dams can also create several hazards that are much significant but less known’. Q. Discuss.

Each question carries 10 marks. 10 . 10 2) Examine the various dimensions of disaster preparedness with relevance to housing and other infrastructure. 10 9) Discuss the important structural and non-structural disaster mitigation initiatives taken by the Government of India for various disasters. 10 7) Explain the concept of disaster mitigation and indicate important mitigation tools. Section I 1) Explain the concept and significance of disaster preparedness plan and highlight its essential elements. 10 Section II 6) Highlight the significance of geographical information system in disaster preparedness. You have to answer a total of five questions in about 400 words each. 10 5) Describe the role and responsibilities of central and state governments in dealing with disasters. Communication and Training in disaster management. 10 3) Highlight the need and significance of community-based disaster preparedness.MPA-004: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS (TMA) Course Code: MPA-004 Assignment Code: Asst/TMA/2011-12 Marks: 50 This assignment consists of Section I and II. It is necessary to attempt at least two questions from each section. 10 4) Bring out the components and strategies of Information. 10 Examine the role of media in disaster management. 10 8) Analyse the concept of sustainable development and establish its relationship with disaster mitigation. Education.There are five questions in each section.

(PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION) MPA-005 (Disaster Response) ASSIGNMENT TUTOR MARKED Course Code: MPA-005 Assignment Code: /Asst/TMA/2011-12 Marks: 50 This Assignment consists of Section – I and Section .A. SECTION – I Q. Describe the structure for relief management by international agencies. What do you understand by Humanitarian Charter? Highlight its minimum standards.II. Explain the significance of collecting and reporting information on disasters. Each question carries 10 marks.3) Q.10) Write short notes of around 200 words on each of the following: a) National Calamity Contingency Fund b) Control of Communicable Diseases Standard .7) Q. Explain the factors that affect human behaviour in disaster management. Discuss the role of logistics management in response to disasters. Write short notes of around 200 words on each of the following: 2x5 a) Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs) b) Emergency Operations Centre(EOC) SECTION -II Q.6) Q.M.1) Q.9) Discuss the principles and procedures for utilising police and other Organisations in disaster response. . You have to answer a total of five questions in about 400 words each. Discuss the role of armed forces in disaster response.4) Q.8) Q. selecting at least two questions from each section. 2x5 Q. .2) Q. There are five questions in each section.5) Explain the role of other agencies in the response plan.

Each question carries 10 marks. Highlight the procedure of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Describe the medical and health response to floods. Explain the meaning of Geographic Information System (GIS) and its role in health response to disasters. You have to answer a total of five questions in about 400 words each. . It is necessary to attempt at least two questions from each Section. Also. There are five questions in each Section. Describe the various epidemiological procedures in health management of disasters. bring into light the various components of logistic support plan. Enumerate the principles of logistics management. Section II 6 Education and training enable effective management of health in disasters.MPA-006: Disaster Medicine Tutor Marked Assignment Course Code: MPA-006 Assignment Code: Asst/TMA-006/2011-12 Marks: 50 This Assignment consists of Section I and Section II. Hygiene and sanitation are prerequisites in prevention of risk. 7 8 9 10 Write a note on site triage. Examine. Highlight the role of hospitals in medical preparedness of disasters. Discuss. Section I 1 2 3 4 5 Explain the concept of disaster medicine and its various components.

RECONSTRUCTION AND RECOVERY (TMA) Course Code: MPA-007 Assignment Code: Asst/TMA/2011-12 Marks: 50 This assignment consists of Section I and II. 10 7) Highlight the role of governmental and non-governmental agencies in reconstruction. You have to answer a total of five questions in about 400 words each. It is necessary to attempt at least two questions from each section. 10 9) Bring out the significance of monitoring and evaluation in disaster rehabilitation. 2) Examine the role of information dissemination in disaster management. 10 8) ‘Psychological rehabilitation of victims is as important as their physical rehabilitation’. 10 10 3) Highlight the different methods used to conduct sample survey for garnering disaster related information.There are five questions in each section. 10 4) What are the various funding arrangements for disaster reconstruction? 10 5) Write short notes on each of the following: a) Geographical Information System 5 b) Nature of Damage to Houses in Earthquakes 5 Section II 6) ‘The comprehension of disaster vulnerability is based on a well-defined philosophy of coping with disasters’. Section I 1) Bring out the relationship between disasters and development. 10 10) Write short notes on each of the following: a) Sustainable Livelihood Framework 5 b) Translating Local Needs into Local Community Plan 5 . Elucidate. Each question carries 10 marks. Discuss.MPA-007: REHABILITATION.