Disaster Management can be defined as the organization and management of resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies, in particular preparedness, response and recovery in order to lessen the impact of disasters.
We all know that world is facing disaster every year. A disaster is a sudden or gradual devastating event which effects the natural environment and community causing heavy financial, environmental and human loss. Disaster can be of many types. It may have human origin or natural reasons. To cope and predict the upcoming disasters, there is an urgent need to have Disaster management planning. By having proper disaster management planning and awareness, we can make us ready to manage and survive through the disaster. May be Disaster management cannot minimize the magnitude of disaster, but we can surely curtail the risk by its proper wakefulness. In disaster management, the foremost key in to educate people about the upcoming disaster, its hazards and consequences. The proper training is use for the emergency planner to reduce the risk. National Institute of Disaster Management is an institute to cope with the natural disasters in India, on a national as well as regional basis, inaugurated on August 11, 2004. This institute is located in New Delhi, where different programs have been taught to manage the risky situation during disaster. During the recent tsunami, caused by an earthquake affected coastal areas of India. . National Institute of Disaster Management came forward in a lead in the management of that disaster. The proper evacuation and re-structuring estimates was presented by the disaster management institute. The main purpose of the disaster management is to reduce risk of losing human lives. By proper management, we can also monitor disaster caused due to human disturbance of natural atmosphere. Now take a look into the quiz and answer them to know your knowledge about it.