This course aims to impart the knowledge of disaster and its management so that student can learn strategies of disaster management upon the completion of this course.
- Introduction: Concept and types of disaster, Basic Functions of Disaster Management, Dynamics of disaster management
- Preparedness, response, rehabilitation and reconstruction in disaster management:
- Institutional Arrangements in Nepal: National organizations (Ministry of Home, Ministry of Defense), Security agencies: Nepal Army, Nepal Armed Police Force, Nepal Police, Local bodies: Civil Society organizations, Inter-organizations coordination
- Policy and strategies: Disaster act and regulation, Disaster management in periodic plans & Resource mobilization, Action plan, Management information system and its use
- Case study
Charles, M.T. and Kim, J.C.K. (1988). Crisis Management: A Casebook. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas.
Gupta, H.K. (2003). Disaster Management, Hyderabad: Hyderabad University Press.
May, P.J. and Williams, W. (1986). Disaster Policy Implementation: Managing Programs under Shared Governance. New York: Plenum Press.
Natural Disaster Policy, Government of Nepal, Ministry of Home.
Pinkowski, Jack (Ed) Disaster Management Handbook. New York: Taylor & Francis Group.
Rubin, C.B. and Barbee, D. (1985). Disaster recovery and hazard mitigation: Bridging the intergovernmental gap. Public Administration Review, 45: 57–63.