The KSDMA and ILDM with the support of GoI-UNDP Project on Enhancing institutional and community resilience to disasters and climate change (2013-17) is celebrating the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction at ILDM on 13th October 2014. In line with the theme of IDRR day, 2014 – ‘Step up: Ageing Population‘, a one day long awareness programme on ‘palliative care for elderly’ is also organized.

The programmes associated to the celebrations are:

Inaugural Session
Welcome Address Shri. Amal Raj, Assistant Professor
Presidential Address Shri. K Muraleedharan, MLA, Vattiyoorkavu
Inaugural Address Shri. Adoor Prakash, Minister for Revenue & Coir
Introduction to IDRR day Prof. Dr. Keshav Mohan, Member, KSDMA & Director
Launching of various publications in Disaster Management
Launch of cartoon animation on disaster risk reduction
Drought Prone Area Map
Major Industrial Accident Hazard Susceptibility Map
Lightning Frequency Map (2010-14)
Disaster in Numbers, 2013, Monsoon (June to December)
Disaster in Numbers – Fact Sheet on Coastal Erosion related losses in Kerala (2002-2012)
Disaster reporting mobile application
Handbook on Disaster Management – Volume 1 – Natural Hazard Susceptibility of Kerala
Handbook on Disaster Management – Volume 2 – Emergency Operation Centers
Vote of Thanks Dr. Sekhar L Kuriakose, Member SDMA
Awareness Programme on Palliative care for elderly Faculty, Pallium India
Report of the workshop is attached as PDF herewith