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SCO Joint Urban Earthquake Search & Rescue Exercise- 2019

Current context: The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Joint Exercise on Urban Earthquake Search & Rescue (SCOJtEx-2019) is to be inaugurated by the Union Minister of Home Affairs Shri
SCO Joint Urban Earthquake Search & Rescue Exercise- 2019
Amit Shah on 4th November 2019 at New Delhi.
  • All the eight member countries of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) - Russia, Tajikistan, China, India, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan shall participate in the exercise.
  • The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Government of India is hosting the (SCOJTEX)-2019.
  • The aim of the exercise is to rehearse the disaster response mechanism, share technology, Knowledge and enhance cooperation with multi-agency participation in earthquake scenario.
  • The main focus of (SCOJTEX)-2019 is to test the region’s preparedness and resilience for immediate response against earthquake.

Question: 

Q.1 Which country has hosted the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Joint Exercise on Urban Earthquake Search & Rescue (SCOJtEx-2019)?
a. India
b. China
c. Japan
d. Singapore
SCO Joint Urban Earthquake Search & Rescue Exercise- 2019 SCO Joint Urban Earthquake Search & Rescue Exercise- 2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 04, 2019 Rating: 5

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