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  • Many initiatives taken by Government in disaster management: Amit Shah

    Many initiatives taken by Government in disaster management: Amit Shah

    Home Minister Amit Shah today said India had made major advancements in the field of disaster management with the adoption of a holistic approach to the subject, giving people confidence in the system.

    April 7, 2022
  • HP: 16 houses gutted in major fire in ancient Malana village

    HP: 16 houses gutted in major fire in ancient Malana village

    Most of the houses in the village are made of wood and the village has been the subject of many documentary films in the past.

    October 27, 2021
  • India, Italy sign MoU on disaster management

    India, Italy sign MoU on disaster management

    The MoU on cooperation in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction and management between the NDMA of the Republic of India

    September 16, 2021
  • Cabinet apprised of MoU with B’desh on disaster management cooperation

    Cabinet apprised of MoU with B’desh on disaster management cooperation

    It will ensure the exchange of relevant information, remote sensing data, scientific data and sharing experience and the best practices of disaster response, recovery, mitigation, capacity-building for ensuring resilience and also facilitate cooperation in the field of advanced information technology...

    August 18, 2021
  • Heavy rains damage homes, losses in crores: Goa CM

    Heavy rains damage homes, losses in crores: Goa CM

    "Heavy rains have been witnessed in Goa over the last few days, which has led to areas like Sattari, Bicholim, Ponda, Dharbandora, Bardez, and Pernem being majorly hit. Such flooding has not occurred in Goa since 1982. A rough report is being prepared by the state Disaster Management team," he said, adding that while the exact quantum of damage has not been established yet, losses due to the rains and flooding are pegged in the region of a few crore rupees.

    July 24, 2021
  • Goa rain: CM inspects damage in low lying areas

    Goa rain: CM inspects damage in low lying areas

    Rane who met North Goa Collector Ajit Roy while inspecting the flooding in his legislative assembly constituency of Valpoi said that the state's Disaster Management mechanism was non-functional, despite warnings by meteorological officials about heavy rain in the northern parts of Goa.

    July 23, 2021
  • HP govt to launch awareness drive on disaster resilience

    HP govt to launch awareness drive on disaster resilience

    A HP State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) official said in this campaign the role of community and the individual has been specifically emphasised in promoting disaster resilience

    October 11, 2020
  • Increasing lightning strikes alarm Bihar authorities

    Increasing lightning strikes alarm Bihar authorities

    What is strange, the number of casualties has been rising each year despite the authorities launching aware campaigns and issuing frequent advisories.

    June 26, 2020
  • Local youths step in to restore services in cyclone-hit village

    Local youths step in to restore services in cyclone-hit village

    It was Kartik Marjit who stood guard at the main electric transformer to monitor the repair works while his neighbor, Kajal Marjit climbed the electric poles and reconnected the snapped wires.

    May 26, 2020
  • The human hand in nature’s fury

    The human hand in nature’s fury

    Several natural disasters occur in India every year such as floods in Chennai, Mumbai and Bengaluru; Latur and Bhuj earthquakes to recent Kerala floods to the latest cyclone Gaja, causing fatalities and destruction in varying degrees in every nook and corner of India.

    December 7, 2018
  • PM reviews NDMA functioning

    PM reviews NDMA functioning

    Modi reviewed the activities of NDMA to effectively manage and respond to disasters affecting the country.

    October 19, 2018
  • Titli to cause heavy rains in Kolkata in 48 hours

    Titli to cause heavy rains in Kolkata in 48 hours

    The storm is likely to move north-westwards and turn north-eastwards towards Gangetic West Bengal on Thursday evening.

    October 12, 2018
  • Indonesia raises Lombok island earthquake toll to 460

    Indonesia raises Lombok island earthquake toll to 460

    At least 417,000 people have been displaced by the temblor, which damaged almost 72,000 homes, 671 schools, 52 health centres and 128 religious sites.

    August 15, 2018
  • Death toll in Indonesia earthquake reaches 387

    Death toll in Indonesia earthquake reaches 387

    A total of 67,875 houses, 468 schools, six bridges, 50 oratories, 20 offices, 15 mosques and 13 health centers were demolished or damaged.

    August 11, 2018
  • Himachal issues directions for mock drills in schools, colleges

    Himachal issues directions for mock drills in schools, colleges

    ‘From now onwards, all mock drills in schools, colleges would be held after permission from administration and consultation with NDMA’

    August 9, 2018
  • Indonesia earthquake death toll reaches 105

    Indonesia earthquake death toll reaches 105

    Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said that among the dead, 78 were from the northern Lombok Regency.

    August 7, 2018
  • Rain throws life out of gear in Uttarakhand

    Rain throws life out of gear in Uttarakhand

    Normal life was paralyzed in different parts of Uttarakhand as heavy rain lashed the hill state on Friday. Landslide blocked the movement of the traffic. Over one hundred roads were blocked and local administration was making efforts to make the road functional. According to the Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority’s daily report, a total of …

    July 28, 2018