International Day For Disaster Reduction: 13 October

The International Day for Disaster Reduction is observed across the world on October 13 to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction.

The day celebrated how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters and raising awareness about the risks associated with them. The theme of the 2018 International Day for Disaster Reduction is ‘Reducing Disaster Economic Losses’. 

Source- UNISDR

Static/Current Takeaways From Above News For IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018:

  • United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.