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IWDRI-2018 Concludes Successfully

The two-day International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) successfully concluded on the 16th of January, setting the stage for taking the dialogue on resilient infrastructure forward at the global level.
  • The Workshop identified Best Practices in the Infrastructure Sector, as well as key issues in existing practices and ways to address them. Priority areas for collaboration on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure were also identified.
  • The Workshop was organised by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) jointly with United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). 
  • The workshop was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh and MoS (Home) Shri Kiren Rijiju delivered the Valedictory Address.
  • Experts from 23 countries representing a wide variety of development and disaster risk contexts, multilateral development banks, the United Nations, the private sector, academics and other stakeholders participated in the workshop.
IWDRI-2018 Concludes Successfully IWDRI-2018 Concludes Successfully Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on January 18, 2018 Rating: 5

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