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NDMA Conducts National Workshop On Heat Wave Risk Reduction

 

 

NDMA Conducts National Workshop On Heat Wave Risk Reduction: Details, Objective, Significance, Highlights

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is conducting a two-day national workshop on heat wave risk reduction in Nagpur from 27 February -28 February 2019.

The National Workshop on Heat Wave Risk Reduction has been organized in collaboration with the Maharashtra Government.

The National Workshop on Heat Wave Risk Reduction will be attended by experts on heat wave as well as other stakeholders such as early warning and forecasting agencies, state governments and research institutions apart from Members and senior officials from NDMA.

The National Workshop on Heat Wave Risk Reduction aims to sensitize the states to the need for preparing and implementing specific heat action plans.

The National Workshop on Heat Wave Risk Reduction has been conducted to meet the vulnerable states to reduce the adverse impacts of the heat wave.

Background

The heat wave has emerged as one of the major severe weather events around the globe in recent years.

Climate change is driving temperatures higher as well as increasing the frequency and severity of heat waves. India too is experiencing increased instances of heat waves every year.


 

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