📮DATE :- 13/10/2020
🔷To promote global culture towards risk awareness and disaster reduction.
🔷In 1989 the day was started by the UNGA
🔷Disater management Act :- 2005
🔷First Parliamentary forum on DISASTER MANGEMENT constituted-2011
♦National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)
◾Hq :- New delhi
◾National DISASTER MANGEMENT Authority chaired By :- Prime Minister of India
♦Union Home Minister
Chairperson of the
◾National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR)
♦The National Executive Committee (NEC) for disaster management is chaired by Cabinet secretary
🔶NDRF was constituted as per Disaster Management Act, 2005.
🔶NDRF functions under the purview of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and is headed by a Director General.
🔶Uttarakhand :-1st state in India to use Quick Deployment Antenna (QDA) technology for disaster management
🔶India will launch its first state of the art earth observation satellite Geo Imaging Satellite (GISAT-1) to provide real time images of large areas as well as quick monitoring of natural disasters.
🔶The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in association with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) launched flood and heavy rain warning system in Guwahati
🔶iFLOWS is a flood warning system that alerts flood prone areas. It was launched in Mumbai.
♦INFORM RISK INDEX for Humanitarian crises & Disasters 2020
💢 INDIA Ranked – 31
💢TOPEED BY – Somalia