NATIONAL DISASTER RELIEF FORCE

  • Death toll in Pune landslide climbs to 66, NDRF to speed up rescue work August 1, 2014

    Pune: As the weather conditions improve, the National Disaster Relief Force is hoping that they can now expedite the rescue operations in Ambegaon village where a fatal landslide claimed the lives of 66 people. Over 120 people are still feared trapped in the debris. More than 40 houses have been...
  • PM assures all help for Assam flood victims September 26, 2012

    New Delhi: With floods leaving 12 dead and lakhs homeless in Assam, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday enquired about the situation from the state government and assured it of all help in rescue and relief measures. The Prime Minister called Assam's Disaster Management Minister Prithvi Majhi to enquire about the...
  • Jalandhar factory collapse: 100 still trapped April 17, 2012

    New Delhi: More than 100 people were still feared trapped under the rubble after a threestorey building of a blanket manufacturing factory collapsed in Focal point area in Jalandhar on Sunday night. Six persons were killed in the incident while 58 people have been rescued so far. Rescue efforts were still...