Sendai Framework for 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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International Day of Persons with Disabilities: December 3

Every year, International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated on December 3 by the United Nations and several other organisations spread all over the world. This year the day is celebrated with the following theme Theme: “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world”. Background The International ..

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October 13: International Day for Disaster Reduction

Every year, the United Nations marks the International Day for Disaster Reduction on October 13. The day is celebrated to spread how people and communities all over the world are reducing their exposure to disasters. The day is also called World Calamity Control Day. This year, in 2020, the day is marked under the theme ..

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NDRF: New unit to save heritage structures

The National Disaster Response Force is to establish a specialized unit for heritage structures. Highlights The specialized unit is to be established in every battalion of the NDRF. It will help preserve monuments and heritage structures that are damaged and battered by natural disasters. It will also hold the responsibility of rescue and restoration of ..

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November 5: World Tsunami Awareness Day

On November 5th, every year the World Tsunami Day is marked by the United Nations. UN designated the day in 2015. The day will promote Target (d) of the Sendai Seven Campaign that focuses in reducing disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services. Global Actions After 3 weeks of the deadly December ..

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