World Civil Defence Day 2023: History, Theme – Every year, World Civil Defence Day is celebrated on March 1 to create awareness about the importance of civil defence and to appreciate the sacrifices of those who have laid their lives in the line of duty as civil defence volunteers or workers.
- It aims to bring the attention of the global community to the necessity of civil preparedness and civil protection in the world.
World Civil Defence Day 2023: Theme
- The 2023 World Civil Defence Day theme is “Uniting the world’s leading specialists for the safety and security of future generations.”
World Civil Defence Day 2023: History
In 1990, International Civil Defence Organization (ICDO) declared Civil defence day a global holiday to mark the critical role that civil defence organisations play in ensuring the safety and well-being of the general population.