Mains-84: Disaster and Disaster Management

International Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

At the UN Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit in New York in October 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure or CDRI. In November, he further requested the BRICS countries and the NDB to join the CDRI initiative. What is the CDRI? The Coalition for Disaster Resilient ..

Is India Overusing Antibiotics?

A study published by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) on Antibiotic prescription rates in India brought some interesting information to light. India is not only the top users of antibiotics but out consumption has gone up massively by 22% in just the 4 years between 2012 and 2016. The highest rate was found ..

India Is Driving Today’s International Science And Tech Collaborations

For the past few years, India has been a pioneer in pushing international collaborations on science and technology worldwide. Whether it was the formation of techno-economical alliances or collaborations on renewable energy, India has been at the forefront. Achieving 2030 Agenda for UN Sustainable Development Goals United Nations has named Science, Technology, and Innovation as ..

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How the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure builds on the collaborative framework to build Disaster Resilient Infrastructure?

Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) is a new initiative spearheaded by India. It was announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Climate Action Summit in New York Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure CDRI is the fruition of at least three years of discussions that India has had with more than 40 countries ..

The disaster management practices must give due attention towards Disaster Resilient Infrastructure. Discuss why the Disaster Resilient Infrastructure is the need of hour.

At the Climate Action Summit in New York on September 23, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) and invited all countries to join it. Why the Disaster Resilient Infrastructure is the need of the hour? Over the years the countries have developed robust disaster management practices ..

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