Natural Disaster Current Affairs, GK & News
On April 6, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved to cut the salary of Prime Minister and other MPs by 30%. Apart from them, the salaries of president, governor and vice president are also to be cut Highlights The amount cut from the members are to go to consolidated fund of India. The Cabinet has also ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
On January 29, 2020, the Indian Navy launched Operation Vanilla in the Southern Indian Ocean. The operation was launched based on the request received from Madagascar. Highlights The Operation has been launched to assist the population of Madagascar that were affected by Cyclone Diane. The Indian Navy ship Airavat has been deployed in the relief ..
Category: International Current Affairs
The International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) was begun in 1989 by the United Nations General Assembly. The purpose of the day is to promote global culture towards risk awareness and disaster reduction. It celebrates how people and communities around the world reduce their exposure to disasters. Also, the day raises awareness towards the ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
India has announced an immediate humanitarian assistance of $1 million to help people in The Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian. The disaster relief aid extended by India signifies that it stands in solidarity with The Bahamas in this difficult time. Key Highlights Hurricane Dorian has caused a large scale destruction in The Bahamas. As per ..
Odisha has come out with a unique flood hazard atlas aided by satellite imagery, which is expected to help the coastal state manage floods more efficiently. The atlas was released by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State-level Natural Calamity Meeting. About Flood Hazard Atlas Need: Atlas would serve as a useful resource of ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Baitarani • Brahmani • Disaster Management • Flash Floods • Flood Hazard Atlas • Indian Space Research Organisation • ISRO • Mahanadi • National Remote Sensing Centre • Natural Disaster • Naveen Patnaik • Odisha • Odisha Chief Minister • Odisha State Disaster Management Authority • OSDMA • Rushikulya • Subarnarekha