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Early Warning System Developed to Alert People on Natural Calamities, Says Mamata Banerjee

File photo of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

File photo of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

Mamata Banerjee said in a tweet that the state government has constructed flood shelters and relief godowns at district, subdivision and block levels.

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  • Last Updated: October 13, 2019, 6:58 PM IST
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Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said the state government has developed an early warning system to alert people about

natural calamities.

On the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, observed on October 13 every year, Banerjee said in a tweet that the state government has constructed flood shelters and relief godowns at district, subdivision and block levels.

The UN General Assembly had called for the International Day for Disaster Reduction in 1989 as a way to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction.

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