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DISHAA-2013 National Conference On Disaster Management In Social Work Education And Practice
- Last Date : April 5th 2013 -



Department of Social Work
Amrita University, Amritapuri, Kollam
Organizes

DISHAA-2013
ONE-DAY NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
DISASTER MANAGEMENT IN SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION AND PRACTICE
On
19th, April, 2013
At
Amrita School of Arts and Science, Amrita University, Amritapuri, Kollam


About Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University)

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University) was started by the world-renowned humanitarian leader, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma. As Chancellor of the University, Amma continues to guide the university's mission and growth. With headquarters at Coimbatore and campuses at Amritapuri, Kochi, Bengaluru and Mysore, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has emerged as one of the fastest growing institutions of higher learning in India. Based on evaluation of all campuses and programs by a peer review committee, the university has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an A grade.

Amrita has also been ranked in the ivy league of Indian universities along with Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai etc. in the recent review of Deemed Universities constituted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) of the Government of India. Amrita is ranked Category 1 in this review, popularly known as the Tandon Committee Report, conducted by a high power committee consisting of reputed academicians.

Social Work department was formed in the year of 2007, with the mission of preparing the students for specialized, evidence and rights-based practice among the oppressed, at risk, vulnerable and general populations. The programmes of the department provide rigorous intellectual base, opportunities for skill development and a value-based educational experience. The department of Social Work is actively involved in providing evidence-based, quality oriented social work education through most advanced and emerging domains of practice, research and field interventions.

About DISHAA-13

DISHAA-13 is an annual academic conference which is intended for intellectual deliberations to understand the current trends in the profession, to critically engage with the upcoming pressures and challenges and to bring out potential output to equip the practitioners and trainees to become effectual Social Workers of the country. It particularly stresses to impart Indian values to Social Work Education and to mould the practitioners accordingly.

Concept Note

India is highly vulnerable to disasters. The vulnerability is due to the factors such as adverse geo-climatic conditions, topographic features, environmental degradation, population growth, urbanization, industrialization, flawed development practices, etc. Twenty Seven out of Thirty Five States and Union Territories in the country are disaster prone. Almost 58.6 per cent of the landmass is prone to earthquakes of moderate to very high intensity; over 40 million hectares (12 per cent of land) are prone to floods and river erosion; of the 7,516 km long coastline, close to 5,700 km, is prone to cyclones and tsunamis; 68 per cent of the cultivable area is vulnerable to drought. (NIDM,2012) Since 1900 to 2011, India has faced 590 natural disasters. In 2009, 1806 people were killed, 9.0 million people were affected by 15 natural disasters that occurred in India. Economic losses due to disasters in the year 2009 in India were estimated to be 2.7 billion USD (SWC, 2012)

With respect to the increasing number of disasters and the complexities and unpredictability associated with them, managing disasters becomes a tough job. The management aspect of disasters in the areas like disaster preparedness, disaster mitigation, disaster response and recovery, disaster impact assessment, psycho-social care, disaster risk management and community based disaster risk reduction etc. demands significant roles for multiple stakeholders such as Governmental and Voluntary Agencies, other Civil Society Organizations, Panchayati Raj Institutions, Communities etc. The Social Work which is interdisciplinary in nature is having huge potential to work with these multi stakeholders in disaster management.

The conference is looking forward to understand the current trends and dynamism in disaster management, to look in to prospects of the future and to contribute into the policy making dialogues

Abstracts and full papers are invited from the following Sub-themes

Medical and Psychiatric Social Work in Disaster Management
o Public health issues in disasters
o Disaster mental health
o Psycho-social preparedness and interventions
o Policies & Legislation
o Research & Training

Social Work with Communities and Disaster Management
o Urbanisation, Migration and Disasters
o Disaster migration, displacement and emergencies
o Community Based Disaster Risk reduction
o Changing Climate and Increasing Vulnerability.
o Civil Society Organisations in Emergencies
o Participatory Approaches for Risk Assessment
o Empowering LSGs for Disaster Risk Reduction

Disaster Management and Vulnerable Groups
o Children
o Women
o Differently able
o Elderly
o Indigenous communities.
o Economically backward

Registration Fee
Students: Rs.250.00
Teachers, practitioners and others: Rs. 400.00

Important days
1 Deadline for Abstract submission March 25th 2013
2 Notification of Acceptance March 26th 2013
3 Deadline for full paper submission April 5th 2013
4 Deadline for Registration April 15th 2013

Paper Submission
o Contribution must be original and not published or sent for publishing anywhere.
o Papers should reflect on the conference theme.
o Paper should consist of Title of the paper, Name of the Author/s, their Institutions, City and State, contact number, email id.
o Abstract length should be limited to 300 words typed in A4 size paper.
o Full paper to be submitted in MS Word, Times New Roman, 12 Font, 1.5 line spacing, Heading 14, Margins 1 inch in A4 size paper and not more than 10 pages.
o Full papers should cover all the references and should be alphabetically listed using APA format.
o Abstract/full paper are to be submitted either through email to dishaaconference@gmail.com or as a hard copy to the Organizing Secretary, DISHAA-13, Dept. of Social Work, Amrita University, Clappana-PO, Kollam, Kerala-690525. (email submission preferred).
o The submitted papers will be reviewed and evaluated based on their originality and relevance to the conference. Only selected full papers will be published in a book with ISBN or in the conference proceedings.

Mode of Payment
Registration Fee should be in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, payable at Amritapuri.
Registration form along with DD should be sent to
The Organizing Secretary
DISHAA-13
Department of Social Work
Amrita University
Clappana-PO
Kollam, Kerala-690525


* This info was sent by Khwairakpam Rakesh (PhD Scholar School of Social sciences, Tata Institute of Social Sciences.) who can be contacted at khulakpakh(at)gmail(dot)com
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