TODAY -

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
This Post is webcasted on March 11 2013.

* Comments posted by users in this discussion thread and other parts of this site are opinions of the individuals posting them (whose user ID is displayed alongside) and not the views of e-pao.net. We strongly recommend that users exercise responsibility, sensitivity and caution over language while writing your opinions which will be seen and read by other users. Please read a complete Guideline on using comments on this website.




LATEST IN E-PAO.NET
  • Meitei Women in Collectives #1
  • Make Heritage Fun! Imphal : Gallery
  • Irabot, only leader of the oppressed mass
  • Eyek Tamba :: Learn Manipuri script
  • Heikru Hidongba : Bijoy Govinda
  • The Case against simultaneous polls
  • In the Slums of Heaven :: Poem
  • Indifferent to 16 years of fast
  • Bacardi NH7 Weekender: Shillong Schedule
  • The election cards
  • October deadline for ST demand
  • Non-Local Peoples Bill : Draft [Sep 27]
  • Meeyamgi Luchingba Hijam Irawat :: Articles
  • Losing Trust: Govt & people in Manipur
  • Hijam Irabot -Rare photo #1 :: Wallpaper
  • World Architecture Day: Painting Competition
  • Buddha said, 'War cannot bring peace' #2
  • World Tourism Day, 2016
  • 218 Rajarshi Bhagya Chandra Death Anniv
  • Democracy & Invest in Women's Rights
  • Price of development
  • Cancerous bandh/blockade culture
  • NSF appeals 3 tribal bodies
  • ZPO extends support to Ao Lotha & Sumi
  • Inner Line Permit (ILP) :: Timeline
  • Houdong Lamboiba & Pebet :: Funga Wari
  • The Cajon Diaries : Gallery
  • Make Heritage Fun! Imphal
  • Maharaja of Manipur, a moribund institution
  • IFA Open House at Singjamei
  • 50 ISKCON (1966-2016) celebrations #5
  • Development & Displacement Consultation
  • Indian constitution gi Scheduled Tribe list..
  • Sound of Flute mesmerise Imphal audience
  • Course in News Reporting at Ukhrul started
  • Gram Sabha Summary Revision extended
  • Irom Sharmila agitation :: News Timeline
  • No helmet, no fuel: warned petrol pumps
  • Govt forms CSC on Rongmei issue
  • Focus on tribal languages
  • Manipur veterans lift KC Baruah Trophy
  • The trend; Do we need to blame others
  • Public nuisance in the name of fashion
  • Thokchom Anuradha (Hockey) : Gallery
  • Shilheiba, Henkhokai :: eMing
  • Lamlong Keithel #1 : Gallery
  • Featured Photo for year 2016 #4 :: Gallery
  • World Tourism Day at Mapao Zingsho
  • Farm mechanization for employment #1
  • New ILPS related bill soon in social media
  • Over 20 quakes felt across NE in 9 months
  • Hopingson- Ukhrul as 'land of blooms'
  • Reservation row hits varsity
  • Khuga Dam, Churachandpur : Gallery
  • Buddhist Temple in Bangkok #1 : Gallery
  • China: Key Player in Myanmar's Energy #2
  • Zeliangrongs: Law on murder cases #1
  • Reliability of test reports
  • Dont die to be dead, die to live more
  • Bioeconomy can create more employment
  • Govt will table ILPS related bill
  • Assam Rifles conducts Recruitment
  • Chopping to our own foot
  • Chilli Festival @Ukhrul #3: Gallery
  • Sahnit Ni (Black Day) #3 :: Gallery
  • Monsoon Shower Model #3 : Gallery
  • Let's see what Cybercrime is #2
  • Fuel your heart and power your life
  • Public protests and police in Manipur
  • Author who discovers ways of finance in IT
  • MSAD Freshers' Meet 2016 postponed
  • Manipur to encourage use of handloom
  • Ao resolves to disassociate from Naga Hoho
  • Free & Fair Election: Are you sure ?
  • Linda Thangjam (Singer) Gallery : eRang
  • At a cave in Dzukou Valley : Gallery
  • High Court building #2 : Gallery
  • Open Letter to Scheduled Tribe Demand
  • Traffic Circus : Manipur Style #2
  • Posts of JRF at Manipur University
  • Manipur High Court gets new Chief Justice
  • Bomb scare at Imphal airport
  • Deliver information wipe out corruption
  • Loktak lake #6 : Gallery
  • Bishenpur Keithel #2 : Gallery
  • The Cajon Diaries : Initiative by Irom Singthoi
  • Politicians Without Ethics In Manipur
  • Kukis' perspective on Black Day, 13 Sept
  • Charming transgender out to conquer world
  • Australia, Canada, UK issue travel advisory
  • The Killing Fields (2013-16) :: Timeline
  • BNHS conservation initiatives in North East
  • PIL against PHSC occupation at Thonglang
  • The right beginning
  • Rally: Appeal Against Bandhs: Gallery
  • Khunung Eeshei by Goshe #1 :: e-pao Radio
  • NEROCA FC Vs FC Zalen @MSL #3: Gallery
  • AMAND, Pune - AGM #2 : Gallery
  • A Tribute to Reverend Malungchang Longvah
  • Tentacles in population dynamics of Manipur
  • How are countries taking care of ageing
  • Digital India Workshop at RGU, Arunachal
  • Climate adaptation projects for Northeast
  • Troops from NE should not be withdrawn
  • Election 2017 - Agenda Manipur
  • Meetei ST demand Rally : Gallery
  • ILP: Students/Police [Sep 14] #2 : Gallery
  • A Community of shared interest ...
  • Manipur unrest : Before 3 Bills and beyond
  • Current scenario of polio vaccine
  • MSAD Annual Fresher's Meet 2016
  • Sep 18 rally mapung fahanbagi thagatchari
  • Crime against nature
  • Flash Flood at Churachandpur :: Gallery
  • Sahnit Ni (Black Day) #2 :: Gallery
  • World Bamboo Day @Chandigarh : Gallery
  • Heikru Hidongba #2 : Gallery
  • International Day of Democracy : 2016
  • Naorem 'Weaves of Manipur' at Mysore
  • World Bamboo Day at Panjab University
  • Opposing voices: Debate on ST status
  • Langban Heitha Leithaba : Gallery
  • Mind your mind before it's late!!
  • Rumours & bloody September #2
  • Irabot Day Observance at New Delhi
  • 66th Birthday of PM Narendra Modi
  • Blood donation at Loktak Power Station
  • Stop efforts to disintegrate Manipur: UCM
  • Pak Baloch reply: Northeast
  • 2 injured in shootout in Imphal
  • ILP: Students/Police [Sep 14] #1 : Gallery
  • RIMS Foundation Day : Gallery
  • Let's talk Manipur's football
  • Horrors behind annual homage on Sahnit Ni
  • Seminar: Corruption & Governance in NE
  • ILP System Demand- Photos from 2012
  • IM arrests 19 yr old for comment
  • Battle of wits continues: Gems from seniors
  • The inadvertent fallout
  • AMAND, Pune - AGM #1 : Gallery
  • ABC Zero (Scenes) #1 :: eRang
  • NEROCA FC Vs FC Zalen @MSL #2: Gallery
  • Featured Photos from RNPlive.in : Gallery
  • The concept of Langban Tarpan
  • Electoral Laws of India
  • The Visitor :: Poem
  • Engineers Day at Loktak Power Station
  • Annual General Body Meeting of AMAND
  • Amit Shah Vs Gaikhangam: Battle of the wits
  • Of Bamboo the ubiquitous gift
  • Speaker accepts resignation of MLAs
  • Sahnit Ni (Black Day) #1 :: Gallery
  • BJP president Amit Shah : Gallery
  • NEROCA FC Vs FC Zalen @MSL #1: Gallery
  • ILP: Students/Police [Sep 10] #2: Gallery
  • Communal Harmony and Integration
  • Battling with 3 diseases & still going strong
  • Released Rs 100 cr to Manipur till Aug
  • Indo-Naga Talks : News Timeline
  • Eid-ul-Zuha @Thoubal Moijing : Gallery
  • When will Manipur have IISc, IISER, AIIMS
  • ILP Demand - Photos from 2012 :: Gallery
  • Seed banks for banking local variety of seed
  • Heikru Hidongba #1 : Gallery
  • Community Flower Plantation : Gallery
  • Rih-ngai and Mayasvi festivals #2
  • Aribam Syam Retrospective & Masterclass
  • Audition conducted for Garnier Fashion
  • Rail Construction @Noney : Gallery
  • Run Raise Respond - marathon: Gallery
  • Autonomous District Council in NE #3
  • TSE on completing 17 years : Looking back
  • ILP: Students/Police [Sep 10] #1: Gallery
  • Manipur in backdrop of AFSPA & Sharmila #2
  • Eibusu Yaohanbiyu - Scenes #2 :: eRang
  • International Literacy Day : Gallery
  • A visit to Ayutthaya, Thailand #2 : Gallery
  • Meitei Marriage- Its Rules and Practices #2
  • Star Kamei's Shon : eRang Classic
  • Anal Cultural Dance :: Ooba Video
  • Manipur Male Weavers Expo: Gallery
  • Wuya Kachui : A Misty Paradise
  • Non-Manipur Peoples' Bill : JCILPS
  • 6 Rio Olympians felicitated: Gallery
  • Ningel - Natural Salt Factory : Gallery
  • Khongjom :: 360° Panorama
  • Dzuko Lily, Dzuko valley #5 : Gallery
  • Manipuri Atheletes at Olympic 2016 Rio
  • Kabow Valley : Gallery
  • Manipur Phone Directory :: e-pao Tools
  • SPONSORED ADS