The Odisha government on Friday entered into a collaboration with the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES), a body of 48 members and collaborating countries, aimed at automating risk management, advisory generation, and dissemination.
Bishnupada Sethi, Odisha State Disaster Management Authority managing director and A.R. Subbiah (for RIMES) signed a MoU in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here.
RIMES was established on 30 April 2009 to provide user-relevant early warning services to its Member States and others.
It is a UN-registered international and inter-governmental institution.
It is owned and managed by its 48 members and collaborating states for building capacities in the generation and application of user-relevant early warning information.