The Second WCDM started in Visakhapatnam


The second World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM) has started in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu was inaugurated the 4 - day conference and Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Kiran Rijiju was attended that conference.

About WCDM

  • The Disaster Management, Infrastructure and Control Society (DMICS) and Andhra Pradesh government cooperatively hosted the association.
  • It will also address other issues which are interconnected, complex and rise along with the risks in today’s societies.
  • It will also cover technical sessions, paper presentations, exhibitions and cultural events.
  • Such kind of association was first held in Hyderabad in 2008.
  • In this association the main aim to address and discuss issues such as implementation of the Sendai Framework for disaster risk reduction.
  • Various dimensions of natural and manmade risk, Susceptibility and disclosure, their impacts across sectors will also be explored further.
  • It will also explore the various efforts and action for building flexibility at all levels.
  • It will also give knowledge, experience and discussing operational and strategic level issues for reducing the risks of disasters.
  • In the 4 day global meet predictively about 1, 500 delegates and policy makers from about 100 countries are participate. The conclusion of the association will be presented to the government as recommendations.

- Published/Last Modified on: November 23, 2015