ABOUT US

School of Disaster Management - under Centurion University of Technology and Management, was established in 2013 with a vision to provide education, research and knowledge management. SDM has felt the need to prepare, prevent, respond and recover from an intense impact of disasters in and through education, capacity building trainings and action research for and with the various stakeholders like students, professionals, govt. and non-govt. organizations both at state, national and international level.

The School of Disaster Management endeavours to establish synergies across political & environmental sciences, social sciences and humanities with a focus on people-centric approaches towards disaster risk reduction and disaster response. It offers systematic approach in the areas of hazard, vulnerability and risk assessments; business continuity; community resilience; humanitarian emergency management; and techniques such as Geographical Information System (GIS) application.

In order to materialize the goal and objectives, School of Disaster Management from its inception has been functioning as a catalyst agent facilitating Disaster Management Classes to B. Tech and M. Tech students, undertake action research and documentation, develops training modules on disaster management and organize training programme, provide required assistance to the training and research institutes for development of training and research programmes. SDM has also been extending its supporting hand to the State Governments and State training institutes facilitating relevant capacity building training on Disaster Management and risk reduction measures.

It gives its quality time for preparing IEC materials on Fire Safety, First Aid, Disaster Risk Reduction, community contingency planning, develop educational materials for disaster management including academic and professional courses. Promoting awareness among stakeholders including college and school teachers and students, technical personnel and others associated with multi-hazard mitigation, preparedness and response measures are some of its topmost focus.

3 PILLARS OF SDM

Training

  • Having felt the emerging need on the aspect of disaster management and its risk reduction measures, School of Disaster Management has been carrying out the Disaster Management course as an elective and capacitate the B. Tech and M. Tech students from Civil, Computer Science, Bio – Tech, Mechanical and Agriculture.
  • So far 975 students of the two campuses of Centurion University have been acquired with the basic of Disaster Management and its risk reduction measures in and through theories and practical exercises.

Research

  • Implemented and coordinated training and action research project on Pani Panchyat supported by Odisha Community Tank Management Program (OCTMP), Govt. of Odisha.
  • Facilitation, coordination and implementation of action research work for and with Save the Children, Care India, OXFAM and IGSSS
  • Facilitated training on Disaster Management for the couple of agencies both for govt. and private bodies on demand basis at state and national level.
  • Prepared the documentation of the National Level Livelihood Mission workshop held in New Delhi.
  • Facilitation of 7 days of master training on Pani Panchyat for the 150 state level master trainers.
  • Coordinated and implemented the Post Phailin induced flood response work in the district of Ganjam.
  • Facilitated 3 days of training on First aid and Fire safety to the 450 trainees, students and employees under CUTM and Gram Tarang.

Knowledge Management

  • Preparation of IEC materials on Fire Safety, First Aid, Disaster Risk Reduction, community contingency planning, development of educational materials for disaster management including academic and professional courses.

PARTNERS & NETWORKS

Since its inception, SDM has been closely associated with international and national stakeholders like OXFAM, Save the Children, CRS, CARE, IGSSS as well as Government Agencies like OSDMA, OCTMP, Indian Red Cross, ODRAF, NDRF to manage risk, disasters and resilience.

SDM has been actively participating as a member of the civil society and government bodies like Inter Agency Group (IAG) Odisha, Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA), Red R, Indian Red Cross, ODRAF, NDRF etc.

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