Respect nature, prevent natural calamities

The focus of World Calamity Control Day this year amid the pandemic is “all about governance”, according to the United Nations.

By   |  Published: 16th Oct 2020  6:15 pm

Pallavi Aware School, Saroornagar organised a virtual assembly to mark World Calamity Control Day. Students of grade IX took part in the online session for the panel discussion. At the session, a video was played to depict the infamous flood in Uttarakhand through a heart touching song.

Principal Sudeshna Mairal addressed the students saying any disaster management plan has three components – preparedness, facing the disaster, and reworking after the disaster is gone. She said that the same thing applies to life.

She said people should be ready to face adverse situations in life, face it strongly, learn from it and move on. The focus of World Calamity Control Day this year amid the pandemic is “all about governance”, according to the United Nations.

This year World Calamity Control Day assumes greater significance amid the coronavirus pandemic.Students spoke about ways to prevent natural calamities like treating nature with respect and measures to be taken in case of calamities.


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