All publications by CHAERT members in the area of Disaster Management are listed in the Google citations page


Nepal Earthquake - brief note on event, cause and impact prepared by Dr Shibu K Mani, Assistant Professor, JTCDM, TISS.


  1. Joice k joseph, Karunakaran Akhil Dev, Sreenu Suku, K. S. Saran, C. M. John, Mahesh Mohan, A.P. Pradeepkumar  Risk perceptions of Vypin Island people for climate disasters in Ernakulum district, Kerala, India  Proc International Conference on Climatic Change Resilience (ICCCR-2015), Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, School of Life Sciences, Pondicherry University, Volume: 1 [link]
  2. Joice K Joseph, Naveen Babu, Karunakaran Akhil Dev, AP Pradeepkumar 2016  Identification of potential health risks in mass gatherings: A study from Sabarimala pilgrimage, Kerala, India. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction Volume 17 Pages 95-99 [link]
  3. JK Joseph, AD Manikandan, K Akhildev, AP Pradeepkumar 2016  Pilgrim governance and environmental sustainability: a case study of Sabarimala pilgrim destination, Kerala  Proc of the The New Rural Paradigm: Policies and Governance Conference, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad, India [link]
  4. Faisel T. Illiyas, Keshav Mohan, Shibu K. Mani, A.P. Pradeepkumar 2014 Lightning Risk in India Challenges in Disaster Compensation Economic & Political Weekly EPW june 7, 2014, vol XLIX no 23, pp 23—28 [link]
  5. A.P.Pradeepkumar,  Faisel T. Illiyas, F.-J.Behr, E. Shaji (ed.s) 2014 Proc.Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Conference 2014, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India (April 24–26, 2014, Dept of Geology, Univ of Kerala, Trivandrum, India, 332p [Link]
  6. Faisel T. Illiyas, Shibu K. Mani, A.P. Pradeepkumar, Keshav Mohan, Human stampedes during religious festivals: A comparative review of mass gathering emergencies in India, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, Available online 15 September 2013, ISSN 2212-4209, [DOI] [paper here]
  7. Illiyas F.T., and Mani S.K., 2009, Administrative Thrusts and Community Demands in Disaster Management- An Evaluation of Post Tsunami Disaster Proceedings in Kerala, India. Abstracts of the Second India Disaster Management Congress. Nov, 2009 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. Page 295. [link]
  8. Mani S.K., and Illiyas F.T., Raj J., 2009, Disaster Management Learning Through Education– An Essential Ingredient for Sustainable Development. Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Education the Sine qua non for Sustainable development held at St.Thomas College of Teacher Edcation, Pala on August 20th &21st.
  9. Mani S.K., and Illiyas F.T., 2009, Equipping School Students in Disaster Management: Role of Teachers. Proceedings of the UGC sponsored conference on Equipping the School Teachers to meet the changing roles held at St. Josephs training College, Mannanam on 5th – 7th March 2009.pp 60-70.
  10. Mani S.K., Irshad M., Sanyal S., Illiyas F.T., and Amalraj M., (2011) Health and Humanitarian Logistics: What Beyond "Relief"?. Poster presented in the International Conference ‘Health and Humanitarian logistics’ held on March 3-4 at Georgia Tech University, Atlanta 
  11. Kumar R., Illiyas F.T., and Mani S.K., (2011) An investigation on road accident prone curves of national highway 220 in Kottayam district, Kerala. In Pradeepkumar A P, Behr F-J. and Ramasamy E V (eds) Applied Disaster Research: Proc Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Conf 2011, March 12-14, 2011, MG University, Kottayam, India. ISBN: 978-3-943321-03-6.
  12.  Ponmani K S, Sudeesh S, Illiyas F.T., and Shibu K Mani (2011) Development and field evaluation of basic life support system tools in community disaster preparedness.  In Pradeepkumar A P, Behr F-J. and Ramasamy E V (eds) Applied Disaster Research: Proc Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Conf 2011, March 12-14, 2011, MG University, Kottayam, India.
  13. Mohan K., Amalraj M., Illiyas F.T and Prameshwaran A (2012) Surakshithapathayil -Chemical Emergency Management Guidelines (Malayalam). Institute of Land and Disaster Management.
  14. Mohan K., Amalraj M., and Illiyas F.T (2012) A Case Study on Chemical Disaster- Sulphuric Acid Tanker Accident At Parakkode, Near Adoor, Pathanamthitta District, Kerala. Proceedings of the International Conference on Disaster Management held at Noorul Islam University, Kumaracoil, Thuckalay, Tamilnadu on the 27th & 28th of January 2012.
  15. Anitha.K, Amalraj.M, Mohan K, Mani S.K, and Illiyas FT (2012) An Assessment on Intrinsic Vulnerability to Flood Hazard of River Killiar In Thiruvananthapuram District. Paper accepted to LAKE 2012: National Conference on Conservation and Management of Wetland Ecosystems. Organised by School of Environmental Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University to be held on 6-8, Nov 2012
  16. Mohan K, Illiyas FT, and Amalraj M (2012) Surakshitha Pathayil: Rasadurandha Lakhookarana Margangal (Malayalam). Institute of Land and Disaster Management
  17. Illiyas F.T, Lakshmy Das, Mohan K and Mani S.K (2012) Progress and Challenges in Implementing Disaster Risk Reduction Initiatives in Kerala, India: An Assessment Based on the Hyogo Framework for Action. Abstract accepted to the 5TH International Congress of Environmental Research, November 22-24, 2012, Malaysia