Learning Outcomes

 On completion of the module, students will be able to:

  • Explain about natural and non-natural disasters and their implications on environment and human beings,
  • Describe cycles of disasters: mitigation, preparedness, responses and recovery,
  • Explain on techniques of public education and awareness on disasters,
  • Use GIS, RS and GPS technologies as planning tools to prevent from impacts of disasters and to carry out disaster relief operations efficiently,
  • Assess the impacts of disasters on economy, health, emotional well-being and the entire community,
  • Describe and explain common disaster hazards in Bhutan and deal with appropriate mitigation measures,
  • Organize rescue teams and provide fast aid to the affected communities,
  • Communicate effectively with relevant authorities.