Disaster risk reduction
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 report titled “Global Status of Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems — Target G” was jointly released by United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction ..
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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is observed each year on October 13. Key facts The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction aims to promote the international awareness about disaster risks and preparedness. It also recognizes the efforts of individuals ..
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The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is observed globally on October 13, every year. Aim of the day The day is observed with the aim of promoting a global culture of risk awareness and disaster reduction. It celebrates how ..
Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Italy on Cooperation in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management on September 15, 2021. Highlights MoU was signed between National Disaster ..
The government has recently reconstituted the ‘National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR)’ with Union Home Minister Amit Shah as its chairperson. NPDRR’s vice-chairpersons include the minister of state in-charge of disaster management in the Home Ministry and the vice-chairman ..