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WORLD CIVIL DEFENCE DAY 2021 OBSERVED

WORLD CIVIL DEFENCE DAY 2021 OBSERVED

Context

The theme of ‘World Civil Defence Day 2021’ is ‘Strong Civil Protection to Preserve the National Economy’ and is observed on 1st March annually.

Details

  • The day aims to honour and underscore the importance of civil protection and strives to raise awareness and bring attention to the necessity of Civil Protection.
  • ‘World Civil Defence Day 2021’ marks the 90th year of the establishment of the International Civil Defence Organisation (ICDO).

About the International Civil Defence Organisation (ICDO):

  • It is an intergovernmental organisation founded in 1931 by Georges Saint-Paul in Paris, France.
  • The headquarters of the organisation are currently located in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • The International Civil Defence Organisation has a total of 59 member states and conducts as many training programs as possible to intensify the human resources of the civil defence cadre of its member states.

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