UPSC Ecology And Environment Environment And Sustainable Development / पर्यावरण और सतत विकास Question Bank Sustainable Development

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    What is the theme of 2016 International Day for Disaster Reduction?

    A) My City is Getting Ready!

    B) Live to Tell

    C) Living with Disability and Disaster

    D) Resilience is for Life

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is observed annually on 13 October across the world encourage citizens and governments to take part in building more disaster resilient communities and nations. The day seeks to spread awareness about reining the risks of disasters around the world and also reduce exposure of people and communities to disasters. "Live to Tell: Raising Awareness, Reducing Mortality" is the theme for 2016. The 2016 edition of IDDR marks the launch of the new Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction by United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). UNISDR's campaign for the day is Sendai Seven that seeks to create a wave of awareness about actions taken to reduce mortality around the world.

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