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Uttarakhand forest fire: 6 dead, nearly 2000 hectares of green cover destroyed
Times of India

Uttarakhand forest fire: 6 dead, nearly 2000 hectares of green...

DEHRADUN: Three teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and one team of SDRF are trying to douse major forest fires across Uttarakhand which have been raging since February. Six people, including three women and a child, have been killed in ... Times of India, 5 hours ago

NDRF's 9th battalion to specialise in flood rescue ops

PATNA: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) will develop its 9th battalion, headquartered in Bihta in Patna district, as a national-level specialized unit to handle water-related disasters. NDRF director general O P Singh, while laying the ...
 Times of India1 week ago NDRF to train Ninth battalion as specialised unit to focus on flood rescue  First Post.com1 week ago Ninth battalion of NDRF to be developed as specialised unit  The Echo Of India1 week ago Ninth battalion of NDRF to be developed as specialised unit : DG  Daily Excelsior.com1 week ago

The race to help Ecuador deal with aftermath of quake disaster

Search-and-rescue teams continued to pull survivors from the rubble left by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador on Saturday evening, but some remoter coastal communities remained out of their reach with roads collapsed or blocked by ...
 Tanzania Citizen5 days ago Magnitude 6.1 aftershock hits Ecuador following deadly earthquake - VIDEO: Rescue crews pull dog from rubble in Ecuador earthquake  FOXNews.com1 week ago Ecuador earthquake: rescuers pull out survivors after deadly disaster  ABC Radio Australia1 week ago Bilaspur tunnel tragedy: two workers rescued, one still trapped inside  catchnews.com2 months ago

Flyover collapse: Army not hopeful of finding more bodies

Army officials, who are working closely with civic authorities and National Disaster Response Force teams in relief and rescue operations at the flyover collapse site, said on Friday that they were not hopeful of finding more bodies under the debris. "The focus of operations is now on debris removal and clearance of the road so that normalcy is restored. As of this morning no more bodies are expected to be found under the rubble," army officials said. The army rescue teams have been operating ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago Puttingal fire: NDRF deployed men at work, more on standby  Business Standard2 weeks ago Kolkata flyover collapse: 3 more NDRF teams head to aid rescue ops  Rediff.com4 weeks ago Kolkata flyover collapse: Rescue teams struggle with heavy debris  catchnews.com1 month ago
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2 die in Old Delhi building collapse

Members of the National Disaster Response Force walk through the debris of a collapsed building with a thermal imaging camera to look for trapped people in Delhi on Thursday. (Photo: PTI) Two persons were killed and at least two others were injured two floors ...
 Asian Age2 days ago 12 killed in Nairobi building crash, rescue work on  Gulf Construction Worldwide5 hours ago 12 dead, 120 injured in Kenya building collapse  RTE Online6 hours ago Cries heard in rubble of Nairobi building hours ago
The Hindu

India has the largest force, says Sawang

Stellar role played by national, State agencies comes in for praise : India has the largest force to deal with disaster management and the services of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), 10{+t}{+h}Battalion, will be utilised for the ...
 The Hindu22 hours ago

Disaster-hit Kerala temple still closed

National leaders visited and their presence and advice and help was a great thing for Kerala. "National leaders like PM or Rahul Gandhi or Sitaram Yechury coming did not hamper rescue work, it was big relief for people", Chandy was quoted as ...
 Equilibrio Informativo1 week ago Kerala seeks 'national calamity' tag on blast  Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago Puttingal temple inferno: Chandy justifies national leaders visit  Sify2 weeks ago Disaster in Kerala temple kills 110, Modi visits site  Sify2 weeks ago

Entire country needs to be trained in combating disasters: NDRF

With disasters like earthquake, floods and structure collapses occurring frequently in India, the national calamity response force, National Disaster Response Force feels it is time that citizens are "trained" in combating both man-made and natural catastrophes. The view has also been endorsed by a recently published IIT Delhi case study on the working of the force. For the first time, the elite technology institution has worked on and prepared an analytical report on the response mechanism and ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Chances of finding survivors under flyover remote, says NDRF

With relief and rescue operations in full swing in Kolkata's Girish Park where a flyover collapsed yesterday, the National Disaster Response Force on Friday said that the chances of finding any survivors is remote. "The operations continued throughout the night. As many as10 NDRF teams are working there... Possibility of finding anyone alive is very very remote," Director General of NDRF, OP Singh told ANI. Meanwhile, NDRF DIG, SS Guleria said that the operation is in its ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago Flyover collapse: Chances of finding survivors remote, says NDRF  Business Standard4 weeks ago

NDRF trains 160 dogs for disaster response

In a maiden initiative by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), a squad of dogs is being raised to aid its personnel in rescuing people in the aftermath of natural calamities.The NDRF, which was involved in disaster rescue operations like the deluge in ...
 News on Air2 months ago
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