International Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

Context Recently the Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval for the Establishment of an International Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) along with its supporting Secretariat Office in New…

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The International Charter Space and Major Disasters

Context With Assam inundated by floods, several countries including China, Russia and France collaborated with India on sharing satellite images of the scale of inundation. As signatories to the The International Charter…

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Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP)

Context: The World Bank, the Government of India and representatives of 5 States of Government of India and Implementing Agencies signed here in New Delhi today the Loan Agreement for Additional…

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Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP)

Context:  The Union Cabinet has approved the “Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP)” for Flood Management Works in entire country and River Management Activities and works related to Border Areas for…

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Odisha launches disaster alert system for its coast

Context Recently the Odisha government has launched the Early Warning Dissemination System, the first-of-its-kind technology in India, to simultaneously warn coastal communities and fisher folk about impending cyclone and tsunami…

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