- CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
- ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITY
Disaster management as a career field deals with the management of programs and resources in order to prepare and respond to emergency situations created by natural disasters such as flood, tsunamis, earthquakes, and tornadoes. Professionals in the field undertake the responsibility of preparation, rescue, recovery and rehabilitation measures in the event of natural disasters, in order to lessen their impact.
- Disaster Prevention
- Disaster Preparedness
- Disaster Relief
- Disaster Recovery
|Jamsetji Tata Centre for Disaster Management, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)||Mumbai|
|Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment||New Delhi|
|National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)||New Delhi|
|Indira Gandhi National Open University||New Delhi|
|School of Distance Learning (Annamalai University)||Annamalai, Tamil Nadu|
|University Centre for Disaster Management (Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University)||Dwarka, Delhi|
|School of Distance learning (Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences)||Manipal|
|Department of Geography (Panjab University)||Chandigarh|
|International Centre of Madras University (Madras University)||Chennai|
|The Global Open University||Nagaland|
|National Civil Defense College||Nagpur|
|Asian Institute of Fire Safety||Chattisgarh|
|Faculty of Environmental Science, Rajiv Gandhi University||Arunachal Pradesh|
|North-Eastern Hill University||Shillong|
Top Disaster Management Institutes in the World
|Australian National University||Australia|
|University of Manchester||United Kingdom|
|University of Copenhagen||Denmark|
|Georgetown University||United States|
- Most colleges have eligibility criteria of minimum 50% aggregate marks in Class XII.
- Sc. Disaster Management and Post-Graduation Diploma in Disaster Management available as a course only in selected colleges.
- This is a specialized field which is done at the Post-Graduation level.
- No Mandatory Subject in Class XII.
- Anyone after graduation can pursue this course.
- Analyse and prepare for potential risks, such as outbreaks of infections or diseases, technical failure of electrical networks, major gas leaks and severe weather conditions
- Complete risk assessments for a diverse range of sites, such as chemical factories, nuclear factories, city centres and major sporting venues
- Respond to incidents, such as natural disasters, and assess the situation and level of response required
- Work with various agencies to ensure that normal support for local communities continues in the event of an emergency
- Support the recovery of local communities to their pre-incident state
- Impact safety training to staff in local authorities or businesses
- Raise awareness of public safety issues through attending events, developing information and delivering special projects