National Disaster Response Force

Kinnaur landslide: Death toll reaches 14 as four more bodies recovered

The rescue operation is being carried out jointly by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and the members of local police and home guards.

published on : 12th August 2021

Three killed in Gurugram building collapse after heavy downpour

Sources said the bodies of Pradeep Sharma and Tiny Bhardwaj were pulled out of the debris after 19 hours of rescue operation.

published on : 20th July 2021

Three NDRF teams rushed to flash flood-affected regions of Himachal Pradesh

The teams were sent after heavy rains hit many parts of the district and several people were reported stranded near Boh and Tatwani villages, an official spokesperson said.

published on : 12th July 2021

Centre opposes in SC pleas for ex-gratia compensation to families of Covid victims, says using resources rationally

It said the guidelines, meant for 2015 to 2020, recommended expenditure for providing financial relief against 12 specific identified disasters on the national level.

published on : 26th June 2021

Cyclone Yaas: With 112 teams, NDRF earmarks highest-ever number of personnel ahead of impending storm

A senior official said the number of NDRF teams earmarked for these two states during past cyclones have never been this high.

published on : 25th May 2021

Priority is to keep 'alive' oxygen plants, linked roads in Odisha, Bengal during Cyclone Yaas: NDRF

S N Pradhan said the force has earmarked a total of 149 teams for undertaking evacuation and rescue operations, of which 99 will be deployed on the ground.

published on : 24th May 2021

Under construction roof of factory collapses in Ludhiana, one dead

As per official information, 36 of 40 people trapped under the roof have been rescued, while four people are still suspected to be trapped.

published on : 5th April 2021

NDRF deploys victim locating cameras for rescue operations at building collapse site in Hyderabad

Kuldeep, deputy commandant, NDRF told Express that they breach the wall and insert victim locating camera which relays images to screen in hand.

published on : 9th December 2016