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India has pledged $5 million in assistance to the UN agency working for the welfare of Palestinian refugees to help bolster its “severe funding crisis” following US’ cut in its annual aid to United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). A total of 20 countries, including India, announced contributions to the 2018 ..
Topics: Definitions of Palestinian • Gaza Strip • History of the Middle East • Humanitarian aid • Palestinian National Authority • Palestinian nationalism • Palestinian refugees • State of Palestine • UNRWA • Western Asia
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
Odisha to colloborate with Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for disaster management
The Odisha government will collaborate with the Thailand-based Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for strengthening its early warning services and enhancing preparedness for management of hazards in the State. The Odisha State Disaster Mitigation Authority (OSDMA) and RIMES would forge a partnership in the field of drought monitoring and early warning for different ..
Topics: Early warning system • Emergency management • Humanitarian aid • Natural hazards • Odisha State Disaster Management Authority • risk • Risk Management • State Disaster Management Authority • Tsunami
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