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6th International Conference On Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI) 2024

6th International Conference On Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI) 2024:

The Prime Minister of India addressed the 6th International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI) 2024.

  • ICDRI is the annual international conference of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) in partnership with member countries, organisations and institutions
  • It aim to increase the resilience of infrastructure systems to climate and disaster risks, thereby ensuring sustainable development.
  • CDRI was launched in 2019, at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York. It is India’s second major global initiative after the International Solar Alliance (ISA).
  • The CDRI Secretariat is based in New Delhi, India..
  • India launched this initiative and it focuses on building capacity, having pilot projects in Small Island Developing States or SIDS.
  • It is a fund supported by both the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).
  • Few other CDRI programs are the resilient housing in Dominica, resilient transport networks in Papua New Guinea, and enhanced early warning systems in the Dominican Republic and Fiji.