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India and Turkmenistan Cooperation on Disaster Management

India and Turkmenistan Cooperation on Disaster Management- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: International Relations- Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
  • GS Paper 3: Disaster Management: Disaster and Disaster Management.

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India and Turkmenistan Cooperation on Disaster Management- Context

  • Recently, Union Cabinet has approved the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Turkmenistan on Cooperation in the field of Disaster Management.
  • The India and Turkmenistan MoU seeks to put in place a system, whereby both India and Turkmenistan will be benefited from the Disaster Management mechanisms of each other.

 

Disaster Management: Understanding the basics

 

 

India and Turkmenistan Cooperation on Disaster Management- Cooperation Areas

  • Monitoring and forecasting emergencies and assessment of their consequences;
  • Coordination: Interaction, through Competent Authorities, between appropriate organizations involved in disaster management.
  • Joint planning, development and implementation of research projects, exchange of scientific and technical publications and results of research work in the field of disaster management.
  • Exchange of information, periodicals or any other publications, video and photo materials, as well as technologies, as mutually agreed within the scope of this MoU.
  • Organization of joint conferences, seminars, workshops as well as exercises and training in the relevant fields.
  • Exchange of experts and experiences in disaster management.
  • Training and capacity building of first responders in search and rescue operations; exchange of trainees and experts to facilitate capacity building in the field of disaster management.
  • Rendering assistance, as mutually agreed, for providing technical facilities and equipment, enhancing early warning systems and capacity building of the Parties in disaster management;
  • Providing assistance, as mutually agreed, in emergency response.
  • Mutual assistance sharing of knowledge and expertise for the creation of disaster-resilient infrastructure.
  • Rendering quality management systems, as mutually agreed in accordance with the internationally recognized standards.
  • Any other activities related to disaster management, which may be mutually agreed upon by the Competent Authorities of the Parties.

 

3rd India-Central Asia Dialogue: Afghanistan Meet

3rd India-Central Asia Dialogue: Afghanistan Meet

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