United Nations network expects over 500 attendees for international Disaster Management conference

The international disaster management community is preparing for another successful Global Inclusive Disaster Management Conference (GiDMC) on 1-2 July 2019 at Le Méridien, Hotel, New Delhi. Organized by the United Nations Global Compact Network, this year’s theme is “Towards Resilient Future – Preparedness, Response, Recovery, Mitigation”.

GiDMC 2019 has also witnessed great support form PSUs, Corporates, NGOs and major associations involved in addressing causes of disasters from across the globe. Major supporters of the show include the Navaratna PSU Oil India Limited (OIL), the Maharatna companies – including GAIL India Limited and ONGC – and the India Red Cross Society.

Alongside great support from the authorities and United Nations bodies, GiDMC 2019 has so far seen a great partnership with elite brands like Deloitte, Ernst and Young, Airport Authority of India, Kerala Startup Mission, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Save the Children, INSARAG, Integrated Volunteers Network and many more. The conference this year is aimed to witness 500+ Global Attendees, 60+ Speakers and participation from more than 10 Countries.

Dr Ashutosh Karnatak, Director of Projects at the GAIL India Limited and Chairman Steering Committee, said: “We earnestly hope that the conference will work as a catalyst in providing new insights on disaster laws, policies, innovation and technical expertise. Our vision to host this show is to bring forth the discussions highlighting preparedness for disasters.”

Mr V.P. Mahawar, Ex Director-Onshore, ONGC and Co-Chairman, Steering Committee, added: “Disasters, either natural or man-made, have a devastating impact on development. They not only jeopardize human lives and livelihoods, but also impact whole economies. The conference will see participation from industry stakeholders aimed to identify hazards as well as risk and will deliberate to find ways and solutions to minimize them.”

For more information, please visit:  http://www.gidmc.org

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