International Day For Disaster Reduction 2020: Know what is the history of this day, how and why this day is celebrated
Hello friend, today is International Day For Disaster Reduction. International Natural Disaster Day is observed on 13 October every year in the world. On this day, the awareness campaign is conducted for the prevention of natural disasters. Natural disasters occur every year in different places in the world. To avoid this day, this day was passed. So that more and more people can be made aware.
Know what is the history of International Day For Disaster Reduction:
International Day was started in the year 2019. In 2009, the United Nations General Assembly decided on the second day of October, i.e. Wednesday, to avoid a natural disaster. Thereafter, the UN General Assembly passed the 64/200 resolution on 21 December. Later on October 13, a fixed date was set to celebrate this day. Which is celebrated every year.
Know how this day is celebrated?
The International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction is celebrated every year to increase vigilance about the consequences of changes in our environment. Employees of various government and NGOs conduct online awareness programs on this day. Media plays a major role in organizing several volunteer programs. Facebook, Twitter, and other social sites are used to spread the importance of International Day. They articulate events through various states, famous environmental citations, and facts.
Know why this day is celebrated?
It is extremely important to observe this historic day as it is a platform to spread awareness about natural disasters, their various categories, their consequences, and how to prevent natural disasters. On this day training is imparted at the state as well as at the national level so that everyone can be prepared for all types of events. This day is important. This teaches all people about the risk of mankind with the occurrence of such natural disasters.
International Association for Preparedness and Response:
The International Association for Preparedness and Response is an organization established in 1962. It is a non-profit organization. It consists of volunteers, professionals, and organizations, active with emergency preparedness plans. It has been more than four decades since working in this organization. It has also served to build a skill defense system against natural disasters.