2808, 2018

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 […]

2008, 2018
1608, 2018

HELP LINE NUMBER

1608, 2018

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, […]

1308, 2018

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 […]

108, 2018

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 – […]

2807, 2018

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, […]

1807, 2018

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 […]

1107, 2018

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 […]

307, 2018

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 […]

2106, 2018

Assam starts training ‘disaster friends’

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority launched the “Äapda Mitra” programme in the state on Monday.
Sources said the training programme […]

1806, 2018

National Disaster Risk Index: Maharashtra most vulnerable among states, Delhi among UTs

National Disaster Risk Index: Maharashtra most vulnerable among states, Delhi among UTs
The index does not talk about the possibility of […]

406, 2018

IBM will invest in technologies that will predict natural disasters in India as part of a $30 mn global program

IBM has said it will invest in technologies to predict natural disasters like floods and cyclones in India, as part […]

2405, 2018

NDMA to conduct workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction database, aims to set up an integrated database at the National level

NEW DELHI:National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is conducting a two-day national workshop on Data Requirements for Disaster Risk Reduction Database […]

2405, 2018

Centre to launch National Disaster Database

NEW DELHI: Cyclone Vardah, which hit the Indian coast in Tamil Nadu in December 2016, resulted in destruction of properties […]

1505, 2018

Disaster management lessons for disabled people

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As the first state to launch training for disabled people in disaster risk reduction (DRR) management two years ago, […]

2704, 2018

NDMA to conduct mock exercise on earthquake in northeast

Preparedness measures required to be taken at individual, societal and institutional levels to minimise the effects of an earthquake were […]

1704, 2018

TRAI WANTS GOVT. TO HAVE 4G LTE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM TO RESPOND TO CALAMITIES

PPDR COMMUNICATION NETWORKS ALLOW FOR THE RAPID DEPLOYMENT OF NETWORKS IN SITUATIONS WHERE CAPACITY IS NEEDED ON AN EXPEDITED BASIS.

The […]

1404, 2018

DISASTER MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR CIVIC SCHOOLS

Navi Mumbai: All civic-run schools now possess a detailed action plan to be implemented in times of any disasters. NMMC […]

1903, 2018

DISASTER MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR DIFFERENTLY ABLED

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The State Disaster Management Authority and Social Justice Department are jointly holding training camps for the differently abled in […]

2802, 2018
2202, 2018
1502, 2018

THE ROLE OF DATA DURING NATURAL DISASTERS

IN AN INCREASINGLY TECH-CENTRIC AND DIGITAL WORLD, IT IS NECESSARY TO USE OUR GLOBAL COMMUNITY AND THE TECHNOLOGY AT HAND […]

1402, 2018

IIT-MADRAS TEAM DEVELOPS ALGORITHM FOR HEALTH MONITORING DEVICE

CHENNAI: To record vitals in a non-invasive manner, a team from IIT Madras has developed the algorithm for a medical-grade, […]

602, 2018

KERALA’S DISASTER-PRONE AREAS WITHIN PUBLIC DOMAIN

International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) on Friday marked another landmark in the disaster preparedness of Kerala as it became the […]

302, 2018
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 […]