Over 300 people rescued from flood-affected Uttarakhand: NDRF

The Kumaon region of the hill state has been severely hit by heavy rains, leading to razing of houses and leaving many trapped in the debris.

published on : 19th October 2021

State initiates process for aid to Covid victims’ kin

The State government has empowered the chairman of district level disaster committee to identify genuine claimants. 

published on : 19th October 2021

Kerala rains: Plans to release water from dams cause flood concerns, alerts issued at Idukki, Idamalayar

In 2018, intense rainfall had filled up the dams and a fresh spell of torrential rainfall led to the simultaneous opening of all major dams, leading to flooding of coastal areas.

published on : 18th October 2021

Kerala's Poovanchi landslide manmade?

Local residents allege that granite quarry functioning unregulated on the opposite side of the hill, where the landslide occurred, scooped out a portion equal to what was lost to the landslide.

published on : 18th October 2021

Kerala rains: PM Modi speaks with CM Vijayan to discuss situation

The death toll due to the heavy rains and landslides in Kerala mounted to 21, according to the State's Information and Public Relations Department on Sunday, October 17, 2021.

published on : 17th October 2021

Centre will provide all help to Kerala; continuously monitoring floods situation: Amit Shah

The National Disaster Response Force has deployed 11 teams for search, rescue and relief operations in the state where the death toll from heavy rains and landslide rose to eight on October 17.

published on : 17th October 2021

Allow Chhath puja celebrations in Delhi, COVID situation under control: CM Arvind Kejriwal to LG

Tthe DDMA had prohibited Chhath celebrations at public places, including riverbanks, waterbodies, and temples, in view of the threat posed by COVID-19, leading to protests by the Delhi BJP.

published on : 14th October 2021

Puducherry announces norms for disbursing ex gratia compensation to kin of those who died due to Covid

The ex gratia will be provided by the states from the State Disaster Response Fund.

published on : 8th October 2021

20 killed, hundreds injured as quake rattles southern Pakistan

"There are reports that some 15 coal miners are trapped in a mine on the outskirts of the town due to the quake," officials said.

published on : 7th October 2021

Central norms on aid may increase Covid fatalities in Odisha

Under pressure from various quarters, Odisha has so far declared 8,227 Covid deaths while more than half of it termed as ‘deaths other than Covid’ have not been announced officially.

published on : 7th October 2021

MHA approves release of 2nd instalment of Central share of State Disaster Relief Fund amounting to Rs 7,274 crore

The state governments will now have an amount of Rs 23,186.40 crore in their SDRF including the state's share, during the financial year 2021-22.

published on : 1st October 2021

DDMA allows gatherings during festival season in COVID appropriate manner

The Delhi Police and district authorities will ensure proper seating arrangement at events by adhering to social distancing norms, separate entry and exit points at venues.

published on : 29th September 2021

Delhi schools for junior classes to reopen after festival season: DDMA

All the government and private schools in Delhi for classes nine to 12 were allowed to reopen on September 1 by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority.

published on : 29th September 2021

Assess damage, extend aid to flood-affected farmers, Telangana High Court tells KCR government

The bench directed the State government to extend within one month the relief/assistance in the form of agricultural input subsidy under the National Disaster Management Act, 2005 to all farmers.

published on : 29th September 2021

India handled COVID-19 in best possible way despite limited resources: Amit Shah

The Minister said that the disaster management authority has worked to link the sensitivity of the entire country with disaster management.

published on : 28th September 2021
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