Explained: What is a notified disaster and how is the SDRF used

News:The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to treat COVID-19 as a notified disaster for the purpose of providing assistance under the State Disaster Response Fund(SDRF). Facts: About Disaster: Disaster is an extreme disruption of the functioning of a society that causes widespread human, material, or environmental losses that exceed the ability of the affected… Continue reading Explained: What is a notified disaster and how is the SDRF used

World Reconstruction Conference (WRC4)

The Fourth edition of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC4) was held in Geneva.This conference was organized in partnership with the 6th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR). The World Reconstruction Conference is a global forum that provides a platform to collect, assess, and share disaster reconstruction and recovery experiences and take forward the policy… Continue reading World Reconstruction Conference (WRC4)

UNDER confers Dr P.K. Mishra Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister with the prestigious Sasakawa Award 2019

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)  has conferred Sasakawa Award 2019 for Disaster Risk Reduction to Pramod Kumar Mishra,Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister of India He was awarded for his dedication to improve the resilience of communities most exposed to disasters. Sasakawa Award is jointly organized by the United Nations Office… Continue reading UNDER confers Dr P.K. Mishra Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister with the prestigious Sasakawa Award 2019