Global Climate Risk Index report 2019 says that India is the 14th most vulnerable country in the world, due to extreme weather-related events. The country has been dealing with various disaster such as covid-19 pandemic, cyclones, locust and other industrial disasters over few months and every year the country witnesses the severe loss of lives, infrastructure, resources to disasters such as cyclone, floods, droughts, heatwave, Tsunami, landslides, earthquakes, various epidemics, Industrial and chemical disasters, mines disasters and rail and road accidents.
Technology plays a critical role in responding to the disaster well and its reduction too. To create a knowledge-sharing platform to discuss how advances in technologies can save billions of lives and socio-economic damage from various natural and accidental disasters. Governance Now Tech Innovations in Disaster Management Virtual Summit aims to create a platform for knowledge exchange on the integration of Information technology-based solutions and services in disaster management and risk reduction across the country.
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