14I3I02 - Protection and rescue of animals in disaster

Course specification
Course titleProtection and rescue of animals in disaster
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. dr Dragan Živanov
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. dr Dragan Živanov
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    The goalAcquisition of necessary knowledge required for individual organization and solution of problems with regard to protection and rescue of animals in emergency situations; in cases of danger and threats cause by various harmful impacts of natural and antropogenic origins.
    The outcomeStudents are expected to posses the necessary knowledge and skills in order to be able to solve problems in case of emergency situations, how to help endangered people and animals (animal production).They should be able to understand the origin of those emergency situations, to asses the possible threats for animals, to make plans for protection and rescue of endangered animals, and to know on whom to rely in civil protection.
    Contents of lecturesImportance and rescue of animals, principles of organization and protagonists of protection and rescue of animals in Serbia(1);Term and causes of emergency situations and their influence on animals in animal production(1);Endangered animals in emergency situations (natural catastrophes and natural disasters-floods, landslides, earthquakes, droughts, fires, bad weather, frost, avalanches and snowdrifts), wars, epidemics, chemicall and nuclear accidents,etc(4);Organization of animal rescue in emergency situations(3); Endangered animal production in emergency situations-RCB agents and their effect in lowland, hilly and mountainous regions(1); Organization of rescue and providing for animals in emergency situations-preventive measures, decontamination, new accommodation/housing(1); Endangered production of food of animal origin in emergency situations and during RCB accidents(1); Organization of rescue and storage of animal food in emergency situations and during RCB accidents(1);Organization of rescue and storage of food of animal origin in emergency and RCB events (1) Regulations for protection and rescue of animal production in Serbia-Constitutional obligation to provide for public goods(1).
    Contents of exercisesInteractive learning in small groups using the examples of some emergency cases(10), making plans for protection and rescue of animals in emergency situations (5), practical student work in the field(15).
    1. Kuzmanović M, Zaštita i spasavanje životinja, namirnica životinjskog porekla, stočne hrane i vode za pojenje životinja u miru i ratu u okviru civilne zaštite, VINC, Beograd, 1988. (Original title)
    2. Jakovljević V, Civilna zaštita u uslovima elementarnih nepogoda i prirodnih katastrofa, FOIZ, Beograd, 1997. (Original title)
    3. Jović R, Savić A, Bioterorizam, Institut za političke studije, Radnička štampa, Beograd, 2004. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingTheoretical i.e interactive teaching accompanied with modern audio-visual material (films, CD,DVD...), visits to relevant centers and institutions dealing with the problems of protection and rescue, i. e. civil protection.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures45Test paper30
    Practical lessons10Oral examination