The primary objective of Disaster Management is minimising loss of life and property in times of disasters and distress. This can be accomplished by organisation and proper implementation of resources in case of and before emergency situations. The purpose of disaster management is ensuring survival and safety during natural and man-made disasters. It helps reduce the death rate, trauma faced by victims of the disaster and destruction caused. National Disaster Management Authority, has been set up in India to respond to crisis situations and provide relief. It is essential that everyone undergoes basic training in relation to disaster management so that they can safeguard themselves and others in catastrophic situations.