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MPA-001: UNDERSTADING NATURAL DISASTERS
Course Code: MPA-001
Assignment Code: Asst/TMA/2023
This assignment consists of Sections I and II. There are five questions in each section. You have to answer a total of five questions in about 400 words each. It is necessary to attempt at least two questions from each section. Each question carries 10 marks.
1) Describe the significance of disaster management system at the central, state and local levels.
2) Discuss the causes and impacts of droughts and analyse the role of Rajasthan government in disaster management.
3) What measures would you suggest for disaster management in earthquake prone areas of Gujarat?
4) ‘In cyclone prone state, effective forecasting and warning play an important role in disaster management.’ Explain.
5) Write a note on various types of natural disasters.
Section – II
6) Discuss the active and passive methods of avalanche hazard mitigation.
7) Describe the impact of sea level rise on Indian Coastal Zone.
8) Discuss the causes and impacts of heat and cold waves.
9) Examine the impact of climate change on terrestrial ecosystem.
10) Discuss the causes of landslides and suggest necessary measures to mitigate the impact of disaster.
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