Current Questions

Disaster And Disaster Management :

GEMINI System

In a bid to ensure seamless and effective dissemination of alerts and other important disaster-related information to the fishermen, the government has developed GEMINI system. Consider the following statements about the system:

1. GEMINI has been developed by jointly by the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, ISRO and the Airports Authority of India.

2. The device is designed for two-way communication, allowing the fisherman to make calls in case of emergency.Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

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Drought-forecasting Toolbox

Recently, Drought-forecasting toolbox was unveiled atthe ongoing 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Consider the following Statements about the Drought-forecasting toolbox:

  1. The drought toolbox uses 30 parameters, including soil moisture, rainfall data and temperature data of the present and past can accurately evaluate the vulnerability of different geographic regions to drought.
  2. It has been developed by UNCCD in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO) and World Meteorological Organization(WMO).

Which of statements given above is/are correct?


National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) caters to which of the following disasters?

  1. Heat waves
  2. Cyclones
  3. Urban floods
  4. Biological disasters

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