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Kerala Floods 2018: Latest Disaster Management Figures Released

As per the state's Disaster Management control room, between May 29 and August
28, 474 people have lost their lives as a result of the calamity. In addition, 15
persons are missing, while 70 persons are injured or hospitalised. The report
reveals that there are 1,97,518 people currently lodged at 750 camps that have
been set up across the […]

IIEMS TEAM IN ACTION DURING THE FLOOD

HELP LINE NUMBER

FLOOD DISASTER HELP LINE NUMBERS

District Emergency Numbers (ജില്ലാ എമർജൻസി നമ്പരുകൾ)
Troll Free Number: 1077
Idukki : 0486 2233111, 9061566111, 9383463036
Ernakulam: 0484 2423513, 7902200300, 7902200400
Thrissur: 0487 2362424, 9447074424
Palakkad : 0491 2505309, 2505209, 2505566
Malappuram : 0483 2736320, 0483 2736326
Kozhikkode: 0495 2371002
Kannur : 0497 2713266, 0497 2700645, 8547616034
Wayanad : 04936 204151,9207985027
Pathanamthitta : 0468-2322515 , 8547610039 Collectorate
Pathanamthitta 0468-2222515 CA to District Collector 0468-2222505
Tahsildar […]

AAI preparing airports to handle disasters

As part of efforts to make Indian airports disaster-ready and become national trainers, 14 airport operations experts from across the country have gathered in the city to learn and also share what they have learned.
The five-day programme is being organised byDeutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The two are […]

How telemedicine is transforming health care in India

In 1953, the doctor-population ratio in India was 1:6,300, meaning that for every one doctor there were 6,300 non-doctors – or to put it in another way, 6,300 potential patients. The World Health Organization has a recommended doctor population of 1:1,000. Thankfully, while the number of Indians has trebled since 1953, the number of doctors […]

CLIMATE LENS MUST FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT

There has to be closer integration between climate adaptation plans and management of disaster risks that engages local communities deeply, new research shows

Although climate change would lead to more natural disasters such as storms, cyclones, droughts and floods, the linkages between adaptation plans and disaster risk management are weak in India and the rest of […]

India accounts for one-fifth of global deaths from floods: Report

India could see a six-fold increase in population exposed to the risk of severe floods by 2040 to 25 million people.
India accounts for one-fifth of global deaths due to floods, according to government data that lends perspective to a new World Bank study that says climate change will lower the standards of living of nearly […]

Mongolia to cooperate with India on disaster management

Mongolia could step up cooperation with India to
prevent disasters and reduce risks, the Mongolian deputy prime minister's office
said Tuesday.
Mongolian Deputy Prime Minister Ulziisaikhan Enkhtuvshin made the remarks
when meeting with an Indian delegation led by Union Minister of State for Home
Affairs Kiren Rijiju in Ulan Bator, it said.
Stressing that Mongolia attaches great importance to relations […]

How Innovation is Paving the Way for Better Home Healthcare

Technology has always been an enabler for growth. Whether it’s systemizing processes or creating new and improved ways to conduct businesses, technology has always been a catalyst for change, paving the way for a better world. The healthcare industry, for instance, is undergoing functional and structural changes towards building a value-based ecosystem for patients, and […]