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Enriching The Asia Regional Plan: Inputs from India

Source(s):  All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI)
Unicef India Country Office

This issue explore how India has developed their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) by accepting the need of investing in Green Technologies. Overall, this issue highlights the importance of what India can, should, and will do in order to develop a disaster-resilient society.

This issue gives special attention to the future Structural Mitigation Plan by promoting the construction of safe buildings and smart cities where the Urban Ecosystem ensures a healthy habitat. Other aspects include the need to develop a disaster preparedness plan, giving special attention to select religious places in India, due to the large amount of population that attend these places every year; and the need to build resilient child sensitive social protection with technology in the country. Key points are discussed in the following sections: 

  • (i) India’s NDCs – An Opportunity for Co-creation of Green Technologies;
  • (iii) An Assessment of Disaster Preparedness Plan of Select Religious Places in India;
  • (iv) A Road To Earthquake Safe Buildings in India;
  • (vi) Can we have Smart Cities without Smart Citizens?; and
  • (vii) Building Resilience of Children and their Communities by Integrating DRR, Child Sensitive Social Protection with Technology. 

Southasiadisasters.net, issue 150, September 2016, pp. 1-12



 
 
  • Enriching The Asia Regional Plan: Inputs from India
  • Publication date 2016
  • Number of pages 12 p.

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