Disaster Management - May 2016
Mechanical Engineering (Semester 5)
TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS (1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks. 1 (a) Define the following terms:
7. Early Warning(7 marks) 1 (b) Describe natural disasters and man-made disasters(7 marks) 2 (a) Describe in brief the causes of climate change.(7 marks)
Solve any one question from Q2(b) & Q2(c)
2 (b) Give adverse effects of tsunami. Also discuss the tsunami mitigation measures.(7 marks) 2 (c) How are cyclone prevention and mitigation taken in India?(7 marks)
Solve any two question from Q3(a), Q3(b) & Q3(c), Q3(d)
3 (a) Discuss the paradigm shift in disaster management in India.(7 marks) 3 (b) Explain International Decade for National Disaster Reduction (IDNDR).(7 marks) 3 (c) Discuss Yokohama strategy.(7 marks) 3 (d) Write a short note on Seismic Micro-zonation.(7 marks)
Solve any two question from Q4(a), Q4(b) & Q4(c), Q4(d)
4 (a) Discuss in brief the Disaster Management Act 2005.(7 marks) 4 (b) Enumerate on our National Guidelines and Plans on Disaster Management.(7 marks) 4 (c) What is remote sensing and how is it useful in Disaster Management?(7 marks) 4 (d) What is the role of Non-Government and Inter-Governmental Agencies in Disaster Management?(7 marks)
Solve any two question from Q5(a), Q5(b) & Q5(c), Q5(d)
5 (a) What is the significance of Land Use Planning and Development Regulations in Disaster Management?(7 marks) 5 (b) What is the role of GIS in Disaster Management?(7 marks) 5 (c) Explain any one disaster where RS and GIS technology proved to be a vital tool for Disaster Mitigation.(7 marks) 5 (d) What do you mean by Structural and Non-Structural Mitigation for Disaster Management?(7 marks)