Bachelor Of Environmental Studies (Community Development)
Fundamentals Of Disaster Management
Exam Name: Fundamentals Of Disaster Management
Course: Bachelor Of Environmental Studies (Community Development)
Institution/Board: Kenyatta University
KENYA TT A UNIVERSITY
FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR
Thursday 29th November, 2007
11.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.
Answer 3questions. Question 1 is compulsory.
Clearly distinguish the following:
Disasters and hazards.
Risk analysis and hazard analysis.
Explain the meaning and rationale of disaster management strategy.
Define vulnerability and examine factors that make communities
vulnerable to disasters.
Identify challenges facing post-disaster rehabilitation efforts and clearly explain
how they can be addressed.
Citing relevant examples, discuss how environmental degradation is contributing
to increased incidences of disasters.
With reference to Kenya, discuss how disasters affect the community
Define disaster mitigation and explain the key aspects of disaster mitigation.
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