A disaster is not just the occurrence of an event such as an earthquake, flood, conflict, health epidemic or an industrial accident; a disaster occurs that event negatively impacts human populations. Disasters are not confined to a particular part of the world; they can occur anywhere and at any time. Major emergencies and disasters have occurred throughout. India is one of the most disasters prone countries of the world, almost 80 % of India's geographical area is considered at risk to one or more type of natural disaster. Primarily disasters are divided into Natural and Man-made disasters. “Disaster management is a multidisciplinary area in which a wide range of issues that rang, which includes forecasting, warning evacuation, search and rescue, relief, reconstruction and rehabilitation are included. Disasters cannot be prevented but their impact on people's lives can be reduced to a considerable extent. Disaster management covers all aspects of preventive and protective measures, preparedness, rescue, relief, and rehabilitation operations. It is the community that has to respond immediately to any disaster, and hence, a culture of preparedness needs to be inculcated in the minds of citizens.