Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 23:55
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has dispatched 35 rescue teams to the coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh which will face severe cyclonic storm Lehar Nov 28.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 10:47
In the wake of Cyclone Phailin, the Andhra Pradesh government is trying to set up a SDRF to ensure speedy deployment of rescue teams to tackle natural and man-made calamities.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 12, 2013, 09:12
National Disaster Response Force director general Krishna Chaudhary said that 23 NDRF teams have been deputed in Odisha, and 11 in Andhra Pradesh at locations identified by the state government.
Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 22:15
It was a proud moment for fire brigade and National Disaster Response Force personnel, after they pulled out a five-year-old girl alive from the debris of the ill-fated BMC building.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 10:30
A 17-member team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Saturday started a search operation for the two young French trekkers, who had gone missing in Himachal Pradesh on August 22.
Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 16:48
An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) will be deployed in flood-hit Kedarnath to help authorities assess the damage and look for stranded people braving difficult condition after the calamity hit parts of Uttarakhand about 20 days ago.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 13:22
For Inspector Gopal Singh Meena, the scenes of death and destruction in Uttarakhand will always be etched in his memory.
Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 16:40
The already grave situation in Uttarakhand may worsen with more landslides as the hillsides have become weak following incessant rain, the NDRF said Monday.
Last Updated: Friday, July 20, 2012, 17:21
Damage to crops due to cold wave and frost would now be eligible for central and state assistance following the government's decision to consider such weather condition as natural calamity.
Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 15:34
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team Friday called off the operation to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded coal pit in Meghalaya since July 6.
Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 14:04
Centre assured all help to Assam in dealing with the flood situation in the state and promised to send more teams of NDRF.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 05, 2012, 20:19
Punjab will soon get another permanent battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
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