National Disaster Management Authority

  • PM stresses for improvement of disaster management capabilities 28-10-2013 07:03 PM

    Citing the recent natural disasters in Uttarakhand, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday pressed for urgent steps to strengthen early warning systems and improve disaster management capabilities to save lives. Addressing the 5th meeting of the National Disaster Management Authority chaired by him, he said extreme...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 28-06-2013 11:00 PM

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  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-06-2013 11:00 PM

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  • Uttarakhand tragedy: Shouldn't India's rich be more generous in times of crisis? 26-06-2013 11:50 PM

    While the focus has been on pilgrims stranded in Uttarakhand, an even bigger crisis confronts the local populations. Two villages on the way to Hemkund Saheb have been washed away and its 500 residents, who depend on pilgrims and tourists for their livelihood, have been left with close to nothing....
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  • Air rescue operations hampered by bad weather, 2000 people stranded in Badrinath 26-06-2013 10:32 PM

    IBN7's Smita Sharma was on board an Mi-17 helicopter from Joshimath to Badrinath and trekked to Lambagad and sent this report from the disaster zone. ...
  • Uttarakhand: NDMA confirms death toll at 560 26-06-2013 05:55 PM

    Dehradun: Confirming that a total of 560 people have so far died in Uttarakhand floods, National Disaster Management Authority Vice Chairman Shashidhar Reddy said the death toll was likely to rise because many bodies are feared to be trapped inside the debris in Kedarnath. Reddy also said that the official...
  • Uttarakhand floods: NDMA holds meet, says no major co-ordination gaps 24-06-2013 01:11 PM

    New Delhi: Even as there has been praise for the armed forces who have been working round the clock in flood-hit Uttarakhand, many questions are being asked about what the National Disaster Management Authority has been doing. VK Duggal, who was appointed the nodal officer, on Monday morning chaired the...
  • 'Quakes at N-plant sites cannot be ruled out' 13-11-2011 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: Amid concerns over the Koodankulam nuclear power project, the National Disaster Management Authority has said safety measures at all atomic plants in the country were in place but admitted earthquakes at these sites cannot be completely ruled out. "Earthquake is a matter of great concern to us, especially...
  • Coordinated rescue work on in Sikkim: NDMA 19-09-2011 09:24 AM

    National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Vice Chancellor Shashidhar Reddy said they were monitoring the earthquake situation in Sikkim. ...