National Disaster Response Force

  • Cyclone Phailin: Rainfall expected at various parts of Odisha, Bihar, Andhra 13-10-2013 03:10 PM

    Cyclone Phailin is 50kms south of Sambalpur. It is now moving northwards, wind speed is still around 100kmph. Rainfall is expected at various parts of Odisha, Bihar, and Andhra. ...
  • Cyclone Phailin: NDRF, highway authorities carry rescue operation in Srikakulam 13-10-2013 01:38 PM

    NDRF and highway authorities are working together in Srikakulam to clear the debris. Cranes and JCBs have been deployed here on the highways; uprooted trees have been pushed to the sides to allow traffic to flow. Nine NDRF teams are on ground in Srikakulam. ...
  • Ganjam and Srikakulum could be the worst affected districts: NDRF 13-10-2013 11:57 AM

    NDRF has said that a lot of houses have been damaged due to the cyclone Phailin. "We have no confirmation about casualty during the day. A large number of trees, electric poles and telephone poles have fallen," it said. ...
  • Gujarat: Continuous rains push Vishwamitri river above danger mark 26-09-2013 08:40 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat continues to battle with floods as the water level of Vishwamitri river has been pushed above the danger mark due to continuous rains. Ahmedabad is one of the worst affected region with the floods and more than 40,000 people have been evacuated so far. The flooding has caused...
  • Vadodara: Death toll rises to 7 in twin building collapse; Narendra Modi orders probe 28-08-2013 12:13 PM

    At least seven persons were killed and 40 feared to be trapped under the debris as two multi-storey buildings collapsed in Madhavnagar locality in Vadodara in the wee hours on Wednesday. The twin multi-storey buildings collapsed behind Atladara area around 4:30 am, catching the sleeping occupants unaware, H J Tapariya,...
  • Centre yet to appoint NDRF chief while Uttarakhand reels under floods 19-06-2013 03:55 PM

    New Delhi: Even as nature's fury is causing multitude of disasters in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, the Centre is yet to appoint head of the specialised 10,000-personnel strong NDRF, the mainstay for disaster mitigation and rescue operations in the country. The post of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General...
  • Japan: NDRF memebers recall tales of horror 15-04-2011 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: On March 11, 2011 Japan witnessed one of the worst tragedies known to mankind - an earthquake of the magnitude of 9, followed by a tsunami and then the threat of nuclear radiation. But these are also times that unite the world. Within a fortnight, a 46-member team...
  • Japan quake: Indian relief team helping locals 03-04-2011 02:58 PM

    Onagawa: On its first mission overseas, a 46-member Indian rescue and relief team has taken charge of the search for people still missing in this northeastern Japanese town after the March 11 mega quake and tsunami, as well as recovery of bodies and clearing of debris. The team of National...
  • Fire drill exercises to prepare the children 22-01-2011 01:45 PM

    National Disaster Response Force organized fire drills in schools across India. ...