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NSDMA conducts webinar on IDRR

NSDMA conducts webinar on IDRR
Advisor of NSDMA, Kazheto Kinimi (Right) during the webinar held on October 13.
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 10/13/2020 12:19:47 PM IST

Along with the rest of the world, the “International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDRR)”, under the theme, “disaster risk governance” was held on October 13, where the  Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home department collaborated with Institution for Disaster, Emergency and Accidents (IDEA) from Gujarat in observing the day. 

A press release by NSDMA stated that, a webinar was held at NSDMA secretariat Kohima, joined by advisor NSDMA Kazheto Kinimi. Kinimi in his opening remarks stated that the COVID-19 has disrupted the countries globally and a clear vision was needed to act on scientific evidence which can be achieved through disaster risk governance. He also stressed on the need to look into the Sendai Framework for DRR (2015-2030).

The inaugural and introductory remarks was given by Neelay Shrivastava, director, Institution for Disasters, Emergency and Accidents (IDEA), launch of Community Outreach Programme (COP) was done by Pooja Saxena, DRR lead, Institution for Disasters, Emergency and Accidents (IDEA), launch of online DRR quiz was done by Himani Tiwari, research analyst, Institution for Disasters, Emergency and Accidents (IDEA). The lead UNICEF from Assam, Suresh spoke on UN International Children’s Education fund while Dr. Ritu Chauhan, Health Securities and Emergency Team WHO and Dr. Shiela, SMO, Nagaland WHO also spoke on behalf of the WHO. A brief talk on DRR activities in Nagaland was also given by Johnny Ruangmei, OSD NSDMA. During the webinar a panel discussion by community on DRR was also moderated by the OSD, NSDMA.

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