India to implement Sendai framework for Disaster Reduction 2015-2030

8/26/2015
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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