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United Nations praises Odisha CM Naveen for disaster management

Bhubaneswar: 30/5/21; Naveen Patnaik-led government in Odisha is winning praise from several quarters, including the United Nations (UN) and national media for its disaster management.

According to a report of the Times of India, the UN has praised the Chief Minister for his well-resourced disaster management authority that saves live during natural calamities.

“Odisha’s example gives important lessons on strengthening disaster risk governance, investing in preparedness and scenario planning while spreading a greater understanding of disaster risk,” Chief of UN office of disaster risk reduction, Mami Mizutori to the Times of India.

“The Odisha CM has provided political commitment necessary to build a robust and well-resourced disaster management authority. In 1999, some 10,000 people died on Odisha coastline and that has never been repeated, Mizutori told the Times of India

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