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Shimla: Two days regional workshop on challenges of disaster risk reduction in North-Western Himalayas concluded on Wednesday evening. The discussions were held on disaster mitigation and preparedness and improving disaster response and recovery for the Himalayan States on the concluding day. Director-cum-Special Secretary (Revenue and Disaster Management) D.C Rana said that based on the deliberations and discussions during the workshop, various major recommendations and decisions were taken in the perspective  of hazard vulnerability  of the North-Western Himalayan States. He said it was decided that a Mitigation Fund would be created for the Himalayan States. It was stressed to have a…

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Shimla: Himachal Pradesh is considering allocation of Mitigation Fund for disaster management.  Himachal Pradesh government is committed to build safer and disaster resilient state by developing a holistic, pro-active, multi-disaster, technology for disaster management through collective efforts of all government agencies and non-governmental organisations. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that while presiding over the two days regional workshop on “Challenges of Disaster Risk Reduction in Hill Towns” for the stakeholders of Uttrakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, union territory of  Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh, here today. The workshop has being organized by the State Disaster Management Authority (HPSDMA) and…

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