Disaster Current Affairs, GK & News
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 new system will report flood levels in Assam on a daily basis. Earlier, the flood ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Category: Environment Current Affairs
It has been eleven years since the Deepwater Horizon Oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded. The explosion that occurred in the rig on April 20, 2010, killed eleven people. What is Deepwater Horizon Disaster? After two days of the explosion, oil continued to spill from the pipe for eighty-seven days. This released 377,514 ..
On April 19, 2020, the Government of India ordered that supply of non-essential commodities will remain prohibited during lock down. The order comes when E-Commerce industry geared up to deliver products such as refrigerators and mobile phones to areas that do not fall under COVID-19 hotspots. Highlights The GoI had earlier allowed E-commerce to operate ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Indian Army is to extend its support to the Narela Quarantine Centre. It is the largest quarantine centre in the country and was established by the Delhi Government. Highlights Initially, the quarantine facility had 250 foreign nationals. Later, an additional strength of 1000 more were added. A team of Army doctors and nurses are ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
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