disaster management

US-drafted disaster management course for TN?

Grover, who studied the 2015 Chennai floods, said the idea of building a wall along the banks of River Adyar might not be effective.

published on : 30th June 2022

Kerala makes wearing mask in public mandatory, re-imposes fines for violation

The state reported close to 3000 new Covid cases and 12 deaths with a Test Positivity Rate (TPR) of 18.33% on Monday.

published on : 28th June 2022

Focus on ‘action’ in Centre’s disaster management overhaul

The Consultative Committee’s meeting took place in the backdrop of the continuing devastating floods in large parts of Assam.

published on : 26th June 2022

Assam floods: Seven more die, death toll reaches 126 in Northeast

As the flood situation continues to remain critical in Cachar, the authorities rushed the personnel of National Disaster Response Force to this southern Assam district to conduct rescue operations.

published on : 21st June 2022

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to share state’s food security mantra with World Food Programme

The World Food Programme has extended an invitation to Naveen to visit its headquarters in Rome and share the transformative initiatives in the field of food security and disaster management. 

published on : 19th June 2022

Odisha disaster management authority to conduct mock drill; districts asked to be monsoon ready

The local authorities were asked to keep the administrative machinery in a state of preparedness to meet any floods and cyclones ahead of the monsoon cycle. 

published on : 19th June 2022

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik tells officials to remain ready for natural disasters

The Chief Minister said that all emergency response systems, rescue and relief work preparations, drinking water system, health and animal care systems should be kept ready during the period.

published on : 18th June 2022

Delhi Police sign MoU with NDRF to train cops in disaster management skills

An MoU was signed by Satyendra Garg, Special Commissioner of Police (Training) and Atul Karwal, DG, NDRF at police headquarters in the presence of Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana.

published on : 10th June 2022

Air support called to douse forest fire in northwest Pakistan

Prime Minister Sharif ordered to provide two helicopters "immediately" for extinguishing the fire in Patnai area.

published on : 5th June 2022

Bhalswa landfill catches fire yet again

According to the Delhi Fire Services (DFS) officials, a call regarding the fire was received at 1.52 pm, following which five fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

published on : 4th June 2022

Heatwave may continue for two more days in Andhra Pradesh

The highest daytime temperature of 45.85 Celsius was reported between 8:30 am to 9 pm on Frida and over a hundred places in the State reported more than 400 Celsius on Friday.

published on : 4th June 2022

104 drowned in past five years in Kurnool, Andhra

A few days ago, a boy drowned in a pond near Byrapuram in Orvakal mandal. Villagers of Byrapuram alleged that no safety measures at the pond was the reason for the youth’s death.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Reduce storage in Vilankulam: Panel

The panel has suggested reducing storage in Valankulam to ease water flow from the underpasses on Avinashi road and Lanka corner.

published on : 6th May 2022

214 places record over 400C, IMD says no heatwave conditions in State

Heatwave conditions are calculated based on observation at Automatic Weather Stations and the forecast is based on GFS Model simulation at IMD.

published on : 30th April 2022

Services of dedicated Covid staff to continue till June 30

Delhi on Tuesday recorded a spurt in Covid-19 cases with 1,204 fresh cases, one fatality and a positivity rate of 4.64 per cent. 

published on : 27th April 2022
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