Disaster Management: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)

  • Mar 12, 2018
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    India’s first automatic Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) will be commissioned by March 2018 in Odisha. The project aims to establish foolproof communication system to address existing gaps in disseminating disaster warning up to community level.

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  • Feb 25, 2018
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    The International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) was held in New Delhi organised by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

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  • Feb 19, 2018
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    India will be hosting the International Dam Safety Conference - 2018 at Thiruvananthapuram on January 23 - 24. India ranks third globally with 5254 large dams in operation and about 447 are under construction. In addition, there are several thousand… (475 more words) …

  • Dec 26, 2017
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    The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR), 2015 - 2030, is the first major agreement of the post-2015 development agenda identifying targets and priority actions towards reducing disaster risks by resilient and sustainable development.

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  • Dec 10, 2017
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    The Ministry of Home Affairs, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), and the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) conducted multi-State mega mock exercise on tsunami preparedness to simulate preparedness along the vulnerable eastern coastline.

    Map of Situation Data on Tsunami - India

    Map of Situation Data

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  • Dec 9, 2017
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    With Asia-Pacific emerging as a global leader in disaster risk management there is need for improvements in early warning of cyclones and other natural disasters through the 10-point agenda for disaster risk reduction:

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    By conducting first Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, Disaster Management Exercise (BIMSTEC DMEx-2017) India has emerged as a frontline state for disaster risk reduction.

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  • Dec 5, 2017
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    A training programme on CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear) emergencies was conducted by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) for improving the preparedness of Parliament House Complex (PHC) security staff.

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  • Dec 1, 2017
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    National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is considering Application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Disaster Management by improving the capacity of stakeholders to use UAVs and related technologies for better disaster preparedness and response.

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    Image of UN Disasters Infographics Precision

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  • Nov 16, 2017
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    Indian telecom equipment provider Vihaan Networks Limited (VNL) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) launching Relief 123 service for disaster management.

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    Image of Death Due to Disasters India

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  • Oct 29, 2017
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    Pressure applied to often-fragile geological structures by the vast mass of water impounded by a big dam can give rise to earthquakes. Landslide at the Vaiont dam in Italy in 1963 triggered off by seismic activity, killed 2, 000 people.… (859 more words) …

  • Oct 26, 2017
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    Government constituted a high-level committee for proper management of the water resources in the North Eastern Region (NER) under the Chairmanship of Vice-Chairman, Niti Aayog. The Brahmaputra and Barak river systems account for one-third of India’s run off, are highly… (675 more words) …

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