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Discussion :: Important Days - Latest Current Affairs (Q.No.1098)


The theme of World civil defence day is;

[A]. Civil Defence and the national institutions for more efficient disaster management
[B]. Children's safety, our responsibility
[C]. Together with civil defence against disasters
[D]. Civil Defence and the new information technologies

Answer: Option B


World Civil Defence Day is observed on 1st March every year, all over the world. The theme of this year's World Civil Defence Day was "Children's safety, our responsibility". This day was incorporated in 1990 by the International Civil Defence Organisation (ICDO). The day marks the entry into force of the ICDO Constitution as an intergovernmental organisation in 1972 and has two main purposes: The attention of the world public the vital importance of Civil Protection and of raising awareness of the preparedness for, and prevention and self-protection measures in the event of accidents or disasters.

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