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1) What do you understand by, Decade Volcanoes. Discuss the aim and,importance of the Decade Volcano project. (250 words) 

TopicImportant Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

1) What do you understand by, Decade Volcanoes. Discuss the aim and,importance of the Decade Volcano project. (250 words) 

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Why this question

The issue has become more important in the wake of several volcanic eruptions and associated loss of life and property. The issue related to GS 1 syllabus under the following heading-

Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

Key demand of the question.

The question wants us to simply describe in detail the meaning of  Decade volcanoes. It also wants us to discuss the aim and importance of the Decade Volcano project.

Directive word

Discuss- we have to write in detail about the meaning of the term, aim and role of the project.

Structure of the answer

Introduction– Mention the formation of the Project as a part of  United Nations-sponsored International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction.

Body-

  • Describe the meaning of the term, Decade Volcanoes.
  • Discuss the aims of the Decade Volcanoes project. Read the articles properly before writing about the aims.
  • Discuss the role of the project. E.g it has provided us with rich and deep insights into the geomorphic process of volcanism, it has helped in taking necessary precautions etc.

Conclusion– Mention the need to revise the list and further strengthen the organization etc.