. As part of the Kerala State Disaster Management Policy, it is envisaged to deal with disasters in a multi-hazard perspective with interagency cross-sectoral cooperation. It aim to identify the hazards, vulnerability and the possible risks in a proactive manner and prepare the communities, administration, the government and all other stakeholders against the consequences of disasters and equip them with emergency resources as well as mechanism for implementing these plans. The present project study would help in focusing on the hazard risk scenario of the coastal belt of the Kerala State and would make recommendations / suggestions for reducing these risks. It will also emphasize on role of local communities in identification and prevention / control of disaster incidences as well as impacts in these areas.