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The 2016 Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) will be hosted by India in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) at New Delhi from November 3 to 5, 2016. India is hosting this conference for the second time.

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Image of Disaster Management

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Key Facts

  • First AMCDRR after Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRRR) was passed in 3rd UN World Conference in Sendai, Japan in March, 2015
  • 7th edition of AMCDRR conference
  • Shows India’s commitment to the cause of Disaster Risk Reduction.
  • Provides direction of Sendai Framework implementation in the region.
  • Conference will translate the government commitments from the Sendai Conference to national and local action plans.
  • Provide a platform for consultation, collaboration, and partnership between governments and stakeholders for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the region.
  • Propose ‘Asian Regional Plan for Implementation of the Sendai Framework’ to the Asian countries.
  • The conference will be attended by senior-level delegations of Asian countries, representatives of UN bodies, and Disaster Management experts.

Background

  • Different Asian countries and the UNISDR will jointly organize AMCDRR conference.
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Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

  • The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030) is an international Treaty approved by UN member states between 14th and 18th of March 2015 in the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai, Japan.
  • It is the successor agreement to the Hyogo Framework for Action (2005–2015), the largest international accord on disaster risk reduction.

- Published/Last Modified on: September 6, 2017

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