International Day for Disaster Reduction 13 October, 2018

International Day for Disaster Reduction celebrated on October 13
சர்வதேச பேரழிவு குறைப்பு நாள் - அக்டோபர் 13 
International Day for Disaster Reduction-October 13, 2018
  • The International Day for Disaster Reduction was started in 1989, after a call by the United Nations General Assembly for a day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. 
  • Held every 13 October, the day celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of reining in the risks that they face.
2018 International Day for Disaster Reduction Theme: "Reducing Disaster Economic Losses"
  • The 2018 theme continues as part of the "Sendai Seven" campaign, centred on the seven targets of the Sendai Framework. 
  • This year focuses on Target C of the Sendai Framework, reducing disaster economic losses in relation to global GDP by 2030.

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