About CoEDMM

The Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management was established at IIT Roorkee in March 2006 for national capacity building for management and mitigation of
natural and man-made disasters. The Centre has the following objectives.

  • National capacity building in disaster mitigation through human resource development.
  • Dissemination of technical know-how by conducting short term courses in disaster mitigation & management.
  • Dissemination of technical know-how to meet the challenges arising of disasters through  onsultancy services.
  • Minimize the impact of natural and man made disasters through R & D and extension activities by providingengineering solutions in the area of disaster mitigation.
  • Evolving strategies for mitigation and management of disasters and establishment of national technical database for rapid dissemination of information and knowledge.
  • Conduct education and research in related areas leading to M.Tech and Ph.D. degree in Disaster Mitigation and Management.

Website http://coedmm.org

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