Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction Current Affairs, GK & News

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: “Building Back Better: Towards a disability-inclusive accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World”. Background The International Day of Persons ..

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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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2019 edition of International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDR)

The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction  (IDDR) is observed every year on 13th of October to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. The 2019 theme “Reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services” is based on Target (d) of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030: ‘Substantially ..

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