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The 2-day national workshop on Data Requirements for Disaster Risk Reduction Database successfully concluded in New Delhi on May 3, 2018. It has set the stage for the creation of a national-level disaster database. Developing the integrated database with locally obtained and validated data is crucial for tracking the risks and progress towards resilience without ..
Topics: Disaster preparedness • Disaster risk reduction • Disasters • Emergency management • Humanitarian aid • National Disaster Management Authority • Natural Disasters • Psychological resilience • United Nations Development Group • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction • United Nations Secretariat
Dr. Rajiv Kumar, the Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog, has inaugurated the first-ever India-Japan Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction in New Delhi on March 19, 2018. The 2-day workshop is being jointly organised by the Ministry of Home Affairs, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Government of Japan. The workshop marks the beginning of the formal ..
Topics: Disaster Management • Disaster preparedness • Disaster risk reduction • Disasters • Emergency management • Government of India • Humanitarian aid • Ministry of Home Affairs • National Disaster Management Authority • Niti • NITI Aayog • Rajiv Kumar
Rajnath Singh, the Union Home Minister, has inaugurated a two-day International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) in New Delhi on January 15, 2018. The workshop is organized by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). The workshop will bring together countries from different parts ..
Topics: Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure • Disaster Management • Disaster preparedness • Disaster risk reduction • Disasters • Emergency management • Humanitarian aid • Ministry of Home Affairs • National Disaster Management Authority • United Nations Development Group • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Researchers from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have found that frequency of heatwaves accompanied by drought has increased in magnitude and in area over past three decades in India. The increases in cocktail of drought and heatwaves were seen particularly in Maharashtra and Southern Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Central India. Key Facts Heatwaves (a ..
Multi-Agency humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise Pralay Sahayam was recently held in Hyderabad to create public awareness about man-made and natural climate change and urban disasters including flooding. The two-day exercise was jointly organised by Telangana state government in association with all central and state agencies National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) and Armed Forces. ..
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