Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction to be held in November
Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction being organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs will be held at New Delhi from Nov.3-5, 2016. This is the first Asian Ministerial Conference being held after the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai, Japan from March 14-18, 2015.
India has hosted the first South Asian Annual Disaster Management exercise (SAADMEx-15) from 23-26 Nov, 2015 at New Delhi. Another, day long SAARC Regional Workshop on sharing best practices on Disaster Risk Reduction was held here on Nov. 27, 2015.
The Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction is aimed at providing a platform to member countries for sharing best practices in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction. About 4000 participants from the Asian Region are expected to participate in the Conference.