Disaster Management Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam

Categorization of CDRI

Categorization of CDRI Context Recently, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has approved the categorization of the Coalition ...
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What is lightning?

Context Of all the atmospheric phenomena, lightning perhaps is the most dangerous and mysterious. In India, lightning kills about 2,000-2,500 ...
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Global Risks Report 2022

Context Environmental factors like human environmental damage and natural resource crisis were also believed to be among the top 10 ...
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ACROSS Scheme

Context Recently, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved ACROSS Scheme i.e. ‘Atmosphere and Climate Research-Modeling Observing Systems and ...
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Tabletop Runways

Context The Air India Express-operated Boeing 737-800 aircraft overshot Kozhikode airport’s runway — a tabletop runway like Mangaluru’s — and ...
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Beirut Explosion : Ammonium Nitrate

Context The catastrophic explosion at Beirut port evening, according to the government of Lebanon, caused by over 2,700 tonnes of ammonium ...
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Angikaar Campaign

Context Recently the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) launched “Angikaar” a campaign for change management and e-Course on ...
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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 ...
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Lessons after the great deluge

Context The unique geography of Kerala, with its steep climbdown from 900m high elevations of the Western Ghats to the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Amritsar disaster: avoidable tragedy

Context: The ghastly Dasara disaster at Amritsar that has left 59 people dead is a harsh reminder, if any were ...
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Global Risk Financing Facility

The World Bank launched a new $150 million fund intended to help insure vulnerable countries against natural disasters and the ...
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