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Disaster Management

Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR)

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk .
  • This first Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction after the advent of the Sendai Framework ,will be hosted by the Government of India in November 2016.
  • The AMCDRR 2016 will provide a unique opportunity to shape the implementation and monitoring of the Sendai Framework in Asia.
  • The Conference will adopt the ‘Asian Regional Plan for Implementation of the Sendai Framework’.

Watch this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nc5P-ZUkJxs

PM Narendra Modi unveils his 10-point Disaster Risk Reduction mantra

  1. All development sectors must imbibe the principles of disaster risk management.
  2. Work towards risk coverage for all
  3. Encourage greater involvement and leadership of women in disaster risk management.
  4. Invest in risk mapping globally.
  5. Leverage technology to enhance the efficiency of our disaster risk management efforts.
  6. Develop a network of universities to work on disaster issues.
  7. Utilize the opportunities provided by social media and mobile technologies
  8. Build on local capacity and initiatives.
  9. Opportunity to learn from a disaster must not be wasted.
  10. Bring about greater cohesion in international response to disasters.

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030):

  • An international Treaty
  • voluntary, Non-binding agreement
  • Approved by UN member states at the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai, Japan in March 2015
  • Successor to the Hyogo Framework

Four specific priorities for action:

  1. Understanding
  2. Strengthening
  3. Investing
  4. Preparedness for effective response, and to "Build Back Better" in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction.

Global targets:

To reduce:

  • Global disaster mortality by 2030
  • Number of affected people globally by 2030
  • Disaster economic loss w.r.t GDP
  • Disaster damage

To Enhance:

  • Number of countries with national and local disaster risk reduction strategies
  • International cooperation
  • Availability of and access to multi-hazard early warning systems and disaster risk information and assessments to the people.
  • Availability of and access to multi-hazard early warning systems and disaster risk information and assessments to the people.