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India taking lead role to make 'disaster risk reduction' a success

19 Mar 2015, Times of India, the

The official team from India was led by Home minister Rajnath Singh who had on Tuesday announced India was taking a lead role in the Asia Pacific to make DRR a success in the region. India also announced it would be hosting the next Asian Ministerial Conference in 2016...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)
  • Website:http://mha.nic.in/
  • Contact:Joint Secretary
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  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)
  • Website:http://mha.nic.in/
  • Contact:Joint Secretary
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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1987 300,000,000
Drought 2002 300,000,000
Flood 1993 128,000,000
Drought 1982 100,000,000
Drought 2000 50,000,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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