On 15th December 2017, the student forum- CASCADE of the P.G. Department of Development Management organized a Guest lecture on “Disaster Preparedness and Management” from 11.30 A.M to 1.30 P.M in the Conference hall, MSSW. The resource person for the day was Mr. Kunal Kumar Shah, Director, Disaster Management of World Vision India, Chennai.
The speaker who has vast experiences in relief and rehabilitation of the survivors of Disasters from 1992, shared his familiarity and the work of World Vision India in Disaster Management. About 60 students took part in the session. The case histories of various disasters that took place in India especially in Tamil Nadu like Chennai Floods (2015), Vardha Cyclone (2016) were been discussed.
Dr. Sarah felicitated the gathering and honored the resource person with the shawl. The student’s participation and discussion strengthened the session.