1501, 2018

22 NATIONS TO JOIN DISASTER MEET IN INDIA

NEW DELHI: More than 22 countries have confirmed participation in a two-day international meet India is hosting along with the UN from […]

901, 2018

RAILWAYS TO USE DRONES FOR MONITORING AND RESCUE OPERATIONS

The Railways on Monday said it has decided to deploy drone cameras for monitoring projects and activities of relief and […]

2812, 2017

BORDERS WITHOUT DOCTORS: REPORT SHOWS RURAL HEALTHCARE STILL NOT UP TO CODE

BORDERS WITHOUT DOCTORS: REPORT SHOWS RURAL HEALTHCARE STILL NOT UP TO CODE
THERE IS AN 86.5 PERCENT SHORTFALL OF SURGEONS, 74 […]

1512, 2017

How to build a pan-India broadband Public Protection and Disaster Relief Communications Network; all you need to know

Should PSUs provide a nationwide broadband Public Protection and Disaster Relief communication network?

Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PPDR) networks cater […]

1312, 2017

Cyclone Ockhi exposes India’s lack of disaster preparedness (yet again)

In Kerala, hit by cyclone Ockhi, fishermen have stopped waiting for the state government and Coast Guard to help them. […]

612, 2017

Successful disaster management outcome of volunteers

Successful disaster management was an outcome of the dedication and commitment of volunteers who provided humanitarian assistance, a member of […]

612, 2017

Standard Operating Procedures: Post Disaster Needs Assessment India

The Government of India, through the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and with the […]

412, 2017

Kerala might reconstitute disaster management authority

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: State government is likely to reconstitute the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) by bringing in more experts so […]

2911, 2017

India-Russia to cooperate in disaster management

Russia will assist India to set up a national crisis management centre in the country to handle disaster and other […]

2811, 2017

Statsguru: India’s health chart While air pollution has moved up, metabolic risks, e.g. high blood pressure, have rapidly jumped up the ladder

The India State-level Disease Burden Initiative recently released its first-ever report that provided a comprehensive and standardised comparison of health […]

2111, 2017

Drones to boost surveillance along Uttarakhand border with Nepal, China

ITDA director Amit Kumar Sinha said the drones will play a crucial role in disaster management as they will send […]

1711, 2017

Bihar Introduces Disaster fight training for school kids

From January, schoolchildren across the state will get training every Saturday about calamities and disaster mitigation.
The new initiative has been […]

1611, 2017

Facebook Introduces Disaster Maps in India for Faster Responses to Natural Disasters

By introducing such measures, Facebook is using its platform to generate awareness, so that timely help is provided to the […]

811, 2017

UAVs can be effectively used in disaster management: NDMA

New Delhi: Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be effectively used in disaster management, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) today […]

711, 2017

JNU gets Disaster Research Centre

NEW DELHI: A special centre for disaster research at JNUwas inaugurated by minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju […]

211, 2017

NDRF Imparts Training to NCC Cadets, Home Guards on Disaster Management

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) imparted training to NCC cadets and Home Guard jawans on how to conduct themselves […]

211, 2017

Train on Fire, But no Panic: It’s India’s First Disaster Village

New Delhi: Trains falling into rivers and coaches catching fire will be common sights in the country’s first ‘Railways disaster […]

2610, 2017

Again 102 Ambulance Service

1910, 2017

TRAI floats paper on public protection, disaster relief communication

NEW DELHI: India’s telecom regulator wants communication networks during disasters to be more robust and reliable, which will enable faster […]

1010, 2017

`Most community health centres lack infra, facilities’

KOCHI: In Kerala, 175 primary health centres (PHC) were identified for upgradation from 2011-16 to provide 24×7 emergency services. But, […]

710, 2017

VNL, BSNL launch disaster management service in India

NEW DELHI: Domestic telecom equipment provider Vihaan Networks Limited (VNL) on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bharat […]

2609, 2017

India to conduct BIMSTEC disaster management exercise

NEW DELHI: India’s National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is going to conduct a disaster management exercise next month in New […]

2009, 2017

INDIA RANKS 128TH IN MEETING UN’S 2030 HEALTH TARGET: REPORT

The analysis also ranked countries on an overall health-related SDG index
WASHINGTON: India ranks 128th in terms of meeting the […]

909, 2017

Disaster management exercise in Hyderabad on Sep 23

Hyderabad, A joint exercise of armed forces and other agencies to make combined efforts for disaster management would be […]