Disaster management involves preparedness before disaster, rebuilding and supporting society after natural disasters such as, earthquakes, drought, tsunami etc.Government and non government organizations work in the field of disaster management. Disaster management courses are offered at the short term certificate, undergraduate, postgraduate degree and diploma levels. Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) is needed to pursue a career in disaster management. For Master’s Degree, the student should be a Graduate in any field.
Disaster Management Courses:
MA/ M.Sc in Disaster (Eligibility :Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline)
MBA in Disaster Management(Eligibility : Master’s degree and work experience)
Disaster management as a Career comes with immense scope in NGOs, International organizations like World Bank, United Nations Organizations (UNO), Asian Development Bank (ADB), Red Cross, UNESCO etc. A career in Disaster Management will pay you good and at the same time offer you mental satisfaction. After joining any organization, the person can work as systems or network administrator, database analyst or administrator, security administration or operations analyst. They can also offer service as social workers, engineers, medical health experts, environmental experts, rehabilitation workers, Emergency services, emergency planning and response services, government agencies, local authorities, relief agencies.
Colleges Offering UG/PG/Other Courses:
A number of institutions in India are admitting students to courses in disaster management, which are offered at different degree levels. Some of the prominent institutions are
1. Jamsetji Tata Center for Disaster Management, Tata Institute of Social Science
2. University of North Bengal (Darjeeling)
3. International Centre of Madras University (University of Madras)
4. Mahatma Gandhi University (Kottayam)
5. Disaster Management Institute (Bhopal)
6. Centre for Disaster Management (Maharashtra)
7. The National Civil Defense College (Nagpur)
8. National Institute Of Disaster Management (Delhi).
9. Yashwant Rao Academy of Development,Pune
10. National Institute of Disaster Management, Delhi
11. Emergency Management and Research Institute, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh
12. Disaster Mitigation Institute, Ahmedabad,Gujarat
13. Environment Protection Training and Research Institute, Hyderabad
14. PRT Institute of Post Graduate Environmental Education & Research,New Delhi
15. National Civil Defence College, Nagpur, Maharastra
16. Indira Gandhi National Open University (New Delhi) ¨