3rd Meeting of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) - 2020

Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India

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NPDRR Pre-Event 3 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COASTAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND RESILIENCE (CDRR&R)-2020

25th February 2020, The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi

Background

NIDM has been mandated by Sub-section 8 and 9, Section 42, Chapter 7 of Disaster Management Act 2005 to develop training modules and educational materials, undertake training, research, documentation andpublication for capacity development and dissemination of knowledge / information related to disaster management, assist in formulation of policies, plans, strategies and frameworks for disaster risk reduction and resilience as well as promote awareness among different stakeholders for enhancing human capacity to avoid, prevent, mitigate, prepare, respond and recover efficiently in a proactive, holistic and integrated manner. The Institute has been organizing various training courses and conducting seminars / workshops / conferences covering wide spectrum of themes at the national and international levels besides publishing several training modules and other documents including case studies, templates and disaster reports. This Conference on Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience, CDRR&R-2020 offers a valuable opportunity to network with colleagues from many countries who share the same goals. Scientists, experts and functionaries in hazards and disaster risk management are invited to participate in this Conference on Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience 2020. The Conference will explore these issues from the view point of SFDRR, SDGs, climate change, urbanization, ecosystem and community based approach for enhancing the resilience. The role of science and technology as well as governance and administration role along with affected community will be focus of the conference.

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