Kenyatta University Bachelor Of Environmental Studies (Community Development) Fundamentals Of Disaster Management  Question Paper

Exam Name: Fundamentals Of Disaster Management 

Course: Bachelor Of Environmental Studies (Community Development)

Institution/Board: Kenyatta University

Exam Year:2009

KENYA TT A UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS
2007/2008
FIRST SEMESTER
EXAMINATION
FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR
OF
ENVIRONMENTAL
STUDIES (COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT)
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DATE:
Thursday 29th November, 2007
TIME:
11.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.
INSTRUCTIONS
Answer 3questions. Question 1 is compulsory.
1.
(a)
Clearly distinguish the following:
(i)
Disasters and hazards.
[4 marks]
(ii)
Risk analysis and hazard analysis.
[4 marks]
(b)
Explain the meaning and rationale of disaster management strategy.
[5 marks]
(c)
Define vulnerability and examine factors that make communities
vulnerable to disasters.
[17 marks]
2.
Identify challenges facing post-disaster rehabilitation efforts and clearly explain
how they can be addressed.
[20 marks]
3.
Citing relevant examples, discuss how environmental degradation is contributing
to increased incidences of disasters.
[20 marks]
4.
With reference to Kenya, discuss how disasters affect the community
development process.
[20 marks]
5.
Define disaster mitigation and explain the key aspects of disaster mitigation.
[20 marks]
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