Sub-national campaign launch in India, Orissa state

Type: Meeting or Conference

Organizer(s): City Managers' Association Orissa ; Local Governance Network - Orissa

Date: 21 Jan 2011

Location: Bhubaneshwar (India)


  • Description

  • 102 Municipal leaders in the State of Orissa battling with recurrent cyclones, floods, droughts and heatwaves agreed to make their cities more resilient to multiple hazards, by signing up to the UNISDR “Making Cities Resilient” campaign.

    Local leaders commit to monitoring building construction by-laws, raising awareness on the need to safeguard the environment, and enhancing school and hospital safety, in a ceremony spearheaded by the Mayor of Bhubaneswar in Orissa, India, Mr. Ananta Nayarayan Jena under the leadership of the Honorable Chief Minister of Orissa, Mr. Naveen Pattnaik, in partnership with the City Managers' Association Orissa and the Local Governance Network.