United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Current Affairs, GK & News
The report titled “Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction: Special Report on Drought 2021” was published on June 18, 2021 by UNDRR (United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction). It will be a part of discussions at vital UN climate talks called Cop26, scheduled to take place in Glasgow in November 2021. Key findings ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
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 ..
Topics: Disaster Management • Disaster preparedness • Disaster risk reduction • Emergency management • Humanitarian aid • Psychological resilience • Public safety • risk • Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction • World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) conferred ‘Sasakawa Award 2019’ for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) to Pramod Kumar Mishra, Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister of India. Key Facts The Sasakawa Awardee was announced at recent Award Ceremony during 6th Session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) 2019 held at Geneva, ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Disaster Managemnt • Disaster Risk Management • Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction • GPDRR • Nippon Foundation • Pramod Kumar Mishra • Sasakawa Award 2019 • UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Sasakawa Environment Prize • UNDRR • Unga • United Nations (UN) Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction • World Health Organization (WHO) Sasakawa Health Prize
Dr. Pramod Kumar Mishra, Odisha-born IAS officer and Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister of India, has been conferred with the prestigious United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction for the year 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. He received the 2019 Sasakawa award in recognition of his long-term dedication to improve the resilience of ..
Topics: Disaster preparedness • Disaster risk reduction • Emergency management • Humanitarian aid • Nippon Foundation • Organizations • Pramod Kumar Misra • United Nations Development Group • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction • United Nations Secretariat
International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure was organised at Delhi by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), and in partnership with the Global Commission on Adaptation, United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank. International Agreement for Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk ..
Topics: Disaster Resilient Infrastructure • National Disaster Management Authority • NDMA • Sendai Framework • Sustainable Development Goals • UNDP • UNISDR • United Nations Development Programme • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction • World Bank