Disaster Resilient Infrastructure Current Affairs, GK & News
The United Kingdom is to co-chair India led CDRI (Global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure). The CDRI was established by PM Modi at the G20 meet held in 2017 What is CDRI? Currently, there is no focus being provided to building disaster-resilient infrastructure. Currently, the focus is being provided only to natural disasters. Under this ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Topics: CDRI • Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure • Disaster • Disaster Resilient Infrastructure • Disaster Risk Management • Disaster Technology • Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery • United Nations
The Ministry of Earth Science has launched Seismic Hazard Microzonation project in major cities of India. The project aims to reduce hazards of seismic activities by putting in adequate measures What is Seismic Hazard Microzonation? It is the process of dividing earth quake prone areas based on certain factors. The factors include geological and geophysical ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
India was unanimously chosen by member countries as next co-chair of Consultative Group (CG) of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) for fiscal year 2020. This decision was taken during Consultative Group meeting of GFDRR 2019 held from 13 May- 17 May in Geneva, Switzerland. Key Highlights About: The Consultative Group meeting held ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Topics: ACP • Africa Caribbean and Pacific • Climate change • Consultative Group • Disaster Management • Disaster Resilient Infrastructure • Disaster risk reduction • European Union (EU) • Geneva • GFDRR • Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery • Group of States • India 2020 • Switzerland • UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction • UNDRR • World Bank • World Reconstruction Conference
International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure was organised at Delhi by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), and in partnership with the Global Commission on Adaptation, United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank. International Agreement for Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk ..
Topics: Disaster Resilient Infrastructure • National Disaster Management Authority • NDMA • Sendai Framework • Sustainable Development Goals • UNDP • UNISDR • United Nations Development Programme • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction • World Bank