Disasters can result in significant loss of life, property and assets. Therefore, it is essential to have a comprehensive approach to disaster risk management to minimize the impacts of disasters. The Prime Minister of India has outlined a ten-point agenda ..
The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has released a disaster management plan (DMP) for the power sector, in order to evolve a proactive and integrated approach to strengthen disaster mitigation, preparedness, emergency response, and recovery efforts. The power sector is one ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister has approved to categorize the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) as an “International Organization”. Highlights The Headquarters Agreement (HQA) was also signed with CDRI. This agreement will grant it the exemptions, immunities ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2022
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Every year, the World Wetland Day is celebrated on February 2. The day is marked to increase awareness about the importance of wetlands in the world. It is celebrated on February 2 because the Convention on Wetlands was adopted on ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Disaster Management between India and Bangladesh that was signed in March, 2021. Key Points MoU was signed between National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), ..
The Assam State Disaster Management Agency and the UNICEF has jointly developed an Online Flood Reporting System. With this, Assam becomes the first state to adopt digital reporting system to find out impact indicators during floods. About the System The ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021