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SC notice to Centre, States on disaster management

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 16:52

The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Uttarakhand and six other states for their alleged failure in implementing Disaster Management Act in order to handle natural catastrophe.

Debris in Kedarnath not cleared yet: NDMA

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 17:19

Kedarnath, one of the revered pilgrimage sites for Hindus, is situated at an altitude of 3,586 mt near the head of Mandakini river in Himalayas.

Strict action against laxity in distribution of flood relief: Uttarakhand minister

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 14:16

Uttarakhand Disaster Management Minister Yashpal Arya said he received complaints of mismanagement of relief material by officials and warned strict action would be taken if allegations were true.

Uttarakhand tragedy: SC asks NDMA to give status of rescue operations

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 14:05

Supreme Court on Friday asked the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to apprise it within two weeks about the status of rescue operations in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand.

Badal for strengthening disaster management authority

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 21:04

Punjab government would equip its Disaster Management Authority to face future challenges and eventualities arising out of natural calamity.

Be more proactive on disaster management: NDMA to states

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 15:45

The National Disaster Management Authority on Monday asked states to be more proactive on disaster management and appoint full-time chiefs for disaster management authorities.

Kerala to strengthen disaster management system

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 19:10

Kerala will strengthen its disaster management system to tackle crisis arising from natural calamities and outbreak of epidemics, taking the cue from havoc wrought by cloudburst in Uttarakhand.

Omar for resourceful, capable NDMA

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 20:54

Omar Abdullah said there is need for a resourceful, capable and pragmatic National Disaster Management Agency to tackle natural calamities.

Omar for resourceful, capable NDMA

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 17:51

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said there is need for a resourceful, capable and pragmatic National Disaster Management Agency to tackle natural calamities like tsunamis, earthquakes and cloudbursts.

Declare Uttarakhand catastrophe a national tragedy

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 22:47

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday demanded that Uttarakhand calamity be declared as a "national tragedy" and mooted drafting of a comprehensive national policy for disaster management.

U’khand floods: Rains prevent rescuers from extricating bodies from rubble

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 22:21

Rains prevented rescuers from reaching Kedarnath to extricate bodies buried in rubble even as NDMA said death toll could be "huge" as they gain access to areas ravaged by flash flood.

No report of epidemics in Uttarakhand: NDMA

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 21:36

All necessary precautions are taken to prevent an outbreak of epidemics in the flood-hit Uttarakhand and as of now there is no report of any kind of disease spreading, a senior disaster management official said Friday.