India to implement Sendai framework for Disaster Reduction 2015-2030
Union Government has announced it plans to implement the Sendai framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in letter and spirit.
It was announced by Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Kiren Rijiju after inaugurating a workshop on Enhancing Private Sector Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction in New Delhi.
About Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030
- It was adopted during the third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai, Japan in March 2015.
- Its adaptation involves adopting integrated and inclusive institutional measures in order to work towards preventing vulnerability to disaster.
- It also seeks to increase preparedness for response and recovery and strengthen resilience in case of disaster.
- It opts for considering the experience gained through international and the regional strategies/institutions and plans for disaster risk reduction.
Categories: India Current Affairs 2017