NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

  • Health emergency in Pakistan due to floods September 14, 2014

    Islamabad: Eight districts in Pakistan's Sindh province have declared a health emergency due to the floods caused by heavy rains, the media reported on Sunday. According to officials, Sindh Health Minister Saghir Ahmed declared an emergency in the province with particular focus on the eight districts, Dawn online reported. Sindh's health department...
  • PM stresses for improvement of disaster management capabilities October 28, 2013

    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 weather...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 28, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 27, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Uttarakhand tragedy: Shouldn't India's rich be more generous in times of crisis? June 26, 2013

    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. ...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 26, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Air rescue operations hampered by bad weather, 2000 people stranded in Badrinath June 26, 2013

    IBN7's Smita Sharma was on board an Mi17 helicopter from Joshimath to Badrinath and trekked to Lambagad and sent this report from the disaster zone....
  • Uttarakhand: NDMA confirms death toll at 560 June 26, 2013

    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 coordination gaps June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as there has been praise for the armed forces who have been working round the clock in floodhit 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...
  • Gurgaon: Mock earthquake drill ends up in a disaster February 7, 2013

    Gurgaon: A mock earthquake drill in Gurgaon failed on Thursday because of noncooperation of other agencies, including an expressway contractor, volunteers have said, and added that the equipments did not work and a hospital failed to provide stretchers for dummy victims. The twohour drill of the Gurgaon Disaster Management Authority...
  • 'Quakes at Nplant sites cannot be ruled out' November 13, 2011

    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 in...
  • Coordinated rescue work on in Sikkim: NDMA September 19, 2011

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