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World Civil Defence Day

World Civil Defence Day is held on March 1. This event in the first decade of the month March is annual. Help us Help us 
1 March - World Civil Defence Day
Civil defense comprises activities designed to minimize the effects of war on the civilian population, deal with immediate emergency conditions, and quickly restore vital utilities and facilities damaged in an attack. World Civil Defence Day has been celebrated in March every year since 1990. Civil Defence Day symbolizes honour and prestige and signifies the importance of civil protection.
In the United States, the federal civil defense program was authorized by statute and ran from 1951 to 1994. Originally authorized by Public Law 920 of the 81st Congress, it was repealed by Public Law 93337 in 1994. Small portions of that statutory scheme were incorporated into the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Public Law 100707) which partly superseded in part, partly amended, and partly supplemented the Disaster Relief Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-288).

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