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Disaster Risk Reduction meeting in Mumbai to focus on risk financing

The meeting will address issues like establishing a national framework, incentivising private investments, and supporting disaster preparedness

G20, G20 Meet

G20, G20 Meet

Press Trust of India Mumbai

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The second meeting of the G-20 Disaster Risk Reduction Working Group (DRRWG) in Mumbai will explore innovative solutions to manage and finance disaster risks, it was announced on Monday.
The meeting, to be held from May 23 to 25, will bring together government officials, industry experts, private sector representatives, and stakeholders from over 20 countries, to explore innovative approaches to managing disaster risk and financing for sustainable development, an official release said.
By identifying opportunities and examining creative financing mechanisms, the meeting aims to mitigate the impact of disasters on vulnerable communities.
The high-level deliberations at the meeting will build upon the cross-cutting theme emerging from the first DRRWG meeting "Financing for DRR", held in Gandhinagar from the March 31 to April 1 this year.
The meeting will address issues like establishing a national framework, incentivising private investments, and supporting disaster preparedness.
Representatives from the National Disaster Management Authority, Ministry of External Affairs, National Institute of Disaster Management, and National Disaster Response Force will attend the meeting.

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First Published: May 22 2023 | 9:08 PM IST

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