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.

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