Hazard Planning and Risk Management

Announcements:

Assignments: 

  1. ESRI Online course:  Getting Started with GIS (do this course and submit pdf certificate) Saturday 15, 2016
  2. Submit objectives (both Primary and Secondary) of your project – Monday 17, 2016 (before tutorial class)
  3. Submit a methodological flow chart of your proposed study – Monday Oct 24, 2016 (before tutorial class)
  4. Lecture by Director Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sindh on “Role of Local Government in Integrated Disaster Risk Governance” – Friday, October 28, 2016 (postponed) 
  5. Flood Frequency Ex
  6. Read before tomorrow’s class (Monday Oct 7, 2016) Chapter 1 Earthquakes: Plate Tectonics and Earthquake Hazards By Timothy Kusky, Timothy M. Kusky (download from https://www.scribd.com/document/322136219/Earthquakes-Plate-Tectonics-and-Earthquake-Hazards-pdf OR get from me)

Lectures

  1. Introduction to Hazard Planning and Risk Management (lecture 1)
  2. Hazard Profiling, Vulnerability, Capacity and Risk (Lectures 2 &3)
  3. DM Cycle Mitigation and Preparedness and Response (lectures 8 & 9)
  4. DM Cycle – Recovery (lecture 11)
  5. Risk Assessment (lecture 12)
  6. Flood Frequency Analysis (lecture 13)
  7. Population Estimation (lecture 17)
  8. Estimating Losses (lecture 16)
  9. Natural Disasters (lecture 18)
  10. Tectonics (lectures 19&20)
  11. Earthquake (lectures 21&22)
  12. Tsunami (lecture 23)
  13. Floods (lectures 25 & 26)
  14. DRM Role of governance in Pakistan (Guest Lecture) (lecture 15)
  15. DR in Pakistan (lecture 14)
  16. Cyclones (lecture 27)
  17. Droughts (lecture 28)
  18. Landslides (lecture 29)
  19. Miscellaneous Topics (lecture 30)

GIS Lectures

  1. Introduction to GIS (lecture 5)
  2. RS and GIS for DM (lecture 4)
  3. GIS Lab 1 (lecture 6)
  4. GIS Lab 2 (lecture 7)
  5. Tsunami mapping (Some Tips) (lecture 24)
  6. Rapid Flood Mapping (lecture 10)

Books and Literature

GIS Tutorial1 Basic Workbook

Geographic Information System (GIS) Tutorial

2. Introduction to International Disaster Management By Damon P. Coppola, Third Edition 2015 (access through http://www.digitallibrary.edu.pk/), Chapter_1Chapter2

3. Introduction to Emergency Management By George D. Haddow, Bullock and Coppola – 4th Edition

4. Successful Response Starts with a Map: Improving Geospatial Support for Disaster Management – Committee on Planning for Catastrophe: A Blueprint for Improving Geospatial Data, Tools, and Infrastructure, National Research Council

5. UN-ISDR Terminologies on Disaster Risk Reduction

6. Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction

7. Disaster Risk Reduction Plan – District Dadu

8. National Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Policy 2013

9. Dr. Cees Westen (ITC) Guide Book 01

10.Dr. Cees Westen (ITC) Guide Book 03

 Picture Gallery 
PMD
Visit to PMD Karachi
Guest Lecture
Mr. Raza ul Haq of Concern Worldwide delivered a lecture on Role of government on DRR