Security and Disaster Management [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 3 (Science-Tech, Economy, Environment, & Disaster Management)]: Questions 5 - 8 of 22

Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 223 questions. Access all new questions- tracking exam pattern and syllabus. View the complete topic-wise distribution of questions. Unlimited Access, Unlimited Time, on Unlimited Devices!

View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 700.00 -OR-

How to register? Already Subscribed?

Question 5

Security and Disaster Management
Edit

Appeared in Year: 2015

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

What is disaster management? Discuss the steps required to tackle natural disasters.

Explanation

Compensating the loss and rehabilitating public and property affected by the disaster, weather Man made or natural is called Disaster Management.

  • Preventive steps in the direction to make such preparation and take such precautions that minimum loss is sustained due to the disaster is also comes under disaster management.
Image Shows Disaster Managemnet Process
  • …

… (155 more words) …

Question 6

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2017

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

The Government must accord highest priority to implement defence reforms so as to ensure that the country՚s armed forces are well prepared to meet future threads and challenges. Discuss.

Explanation

  • India is facing multi-faceted security challenges in the Indian subcontinent. the present security architecture adopted by the government is not gear to face this multifaceted challenges because so far the reforms carried out by the government in the Defence forces these reforms have remained mainly AD-Hoc further the government has so far been una…

… (759 more words) …

Question 7

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2015

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

Human right activists constantly highlight the view that the Armed Forces (Special power) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) is a draconian act leading to cases of Human Rights abuses by the security forces. What sections of AFSPA are opposed by the activists? Critically evaluate the requirement with reference to the view held by the apex court.

Explanation

The sections of Armed Forces (Special Power) Act, 1958 (AFSPA)

Image Shows the States under AFSPA
  • The subsequent use of weapon arms without the need for prior approval of a commanding authority makes it an issue of Human Rights. Whereby the security personnel could deploy the use of weapons in the name of self-defence.
  • AFSPA gives blanket protection c…

… (146 more words) …

Question 8

Security and Disaster Management
Edit

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

Drought has been recognized as a disaster in view of its spatial expanse, temporal duration. Slow onset and lasting effects on vulnerable section. With a focus on the September 2010 guidelines from the National Disaster Management authority (NDMA) , discuss the mechanisms for preparedness to deal with likely El Nino and La Nina fallouts in India.

Explanation

National disaster management authority given some guidelines for the prevention preparedness and mitigation to prevent drought.

  • The salient features of this mechanism are
  • Mitigation measures include integrated soil, water and forest management, on-farm management of water, judicious use of surface and groundwater, use of micro irrigation systems in a…

… (162 more words) …