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India sets up private sector alliance for DRR

NEW DELHI: India has set up private sector alliance for disaster resilient communities, known as ARISE, an initiative supported by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). This will bring Indian corporates to work in tandem with the government to take action before a disaster strikes and build back better after a calamity. Already 140 companies worldwide are members of ARISE. The government has taken the initiative to strengthen private sector participation and investment in building disaster resilient infrastructure and bring down disaster losses, one of the key goals of the Sendai framework for disaster risk reduction. According […]

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