Early Warning Dissemination System Current Affairs - 2019

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OSDMA bags SKOCH Award

The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) has bagged the SKOCH Award, 2018 for its remarkable achievements in the field of disaster management. The award was presented at the 56th SKOTCH Summit held at New Delhi. The SKOCH Award is being presented since 2003 to individuals and institutions having done meritorious works in the field of governance, Read More…

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Fact Sheet: Odisha Coastal Disaster Alert System

Odisha Government has launched an automatic public address system to warn citizens about cyclone and tsunami, floods.  Key features This is the first of its kind technology in field of Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) in India. The EWDS of Odisha government has been implemented under the assistance of World Bank with a cost of Read More…

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India’s First Automatic Early Warning Dissemination System to come up in Odisha

India’s first automatic Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) will be commissioned by March 2018 in Odisha. The project aims to establish fool-proof communication system to address existing gaps in disseminating disaster warning up to community level. Key Facts The EWDS is a first-of-its-kind automatic public address system in the country. The project is being implemented Read More…

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