Disaster risk reduction Current Affairs, GK & News

Global Status of Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems — Target G

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 (October 13). Key findings The findings of the report are based on the assessment of ..

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October 13: International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction – Update (October, 2022)

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 and communities towards minimizing their vulnerabilities to disasters. The theme for International Day for Disaster ..

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October 13: International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

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 people and communities across the world are reducing their exposure to disasters and raising awareness ..

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Cabinet approves MoU with Italy for Disaster Risk Reduction

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 Management Authority (NDMA) of India and Department of Civil Protection of the Presidency of Council ..

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Government reconstitutes National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

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 of the National Disaster Management Authority. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharama, ..

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2019 edition of International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDR)

The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction  (IDDR) is observed every year on 13th of October to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. The 2019 theme “Reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services” is based on Target (d) of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030: ‘Substantially ..

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