National Disaster Response Force

Bengaluru records highest rainfall in 115 years; death toll mounts to 10

Bengaluru records highest rainfall in 115 years; death toll mounts to 10

As the city reels under an incessant downpour, the Indian Meteorological Department on Saturday recorded the highest rainfall in at least 115 years with the death toll mounting to 10.

Oct 15, 2017, 20:12 PM IST
Death toll in Mumbai building collapse rises to 24

Death toll in Mumbai building collapse rises to 24

Thirtyfour people were pulled out of the massive stone-and-twisted-steel debris of whom 21 were either declared brought dead at the state-run J J Hospital or succumbed during treatment. 

Aug 31, 2017, 21:45 PM IST
Bihar flood toll touches 440, Assam, West Bengal situation improves

Bihar flood toll touches 440, Assam, West Bengal situation improves

A total of 28 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams comprising 1,152 personnel with 118 boats are taking part in rescue and relief operations.

Aug 26, 2017, 21:48 PM IST

Third child born on NDRF rescue boat in flood-hit Bihar

The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has made provision to pay a sum of Rs 15,000 on birth of a girl child either while rescuig a pregnant woman to a relief camp or in the camp and Rs 10,00 for a boy child in similar condition.

Aug 23, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
Death toll in Bihar floods reaches 341, situation still grim

Death toll in Bihar floods reaches 341, situation still grim

A Bihar Disaster Management Department official said 146.19 lakh persons in 19 districts have been affected by the floods.

 

Aug 22, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
Aamir Khan urges countrymen to help Bihar flood victims

Aamir Khan urges countrymen to help Bihar flood victims

Bollywood star Aamir Khan has appealed to the people to help Bihar flood victims by contributing to the government's relief fund.

Aug 21, 2017, 18:54 PM IST
Himachal Govt, local Congress must provide full assistance: Rahul Gandhi on Mandi landslide

Himachal Govt, local Congress must provide full assistance: Rahul Gandhi on Mandi landslide

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh who visited the site, said that rescue operations are underway and relief announcement will be done by the Government soon.

Aug 13, 2017, 14:15 PM IST

Toll in Rajasthan boat tragedy mounts to 8

The toll in the boat tragedy in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district rose to eight after seven more bodies were recovered by rescue teams this morning, an official said.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

Cloudburst kills five in Uttarakhand

The torrential downpour also lead to leaking of current in the Refugee Colony leading to short-circuit at some places.

 

Aug 04, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
Flood-like situation in parts of Saurashtra in Gujarat, 3 dead

Flood-like situation in parts of Saurashtra in Gujarat, 3 dead

Incessant rains in some districts of Saurashtra in Gujarat have led to a flood-like situation in the region, leaving three persons dead, the state government said on Saturday.

Jul 22, 2017, 21:33 PM IST

Kiren Rijiju to lead central team to assess flood damage in North East

At least 39 people have lost their lives in Assam where 15 lakh people in 23 districts have been affected by the deluge.

Jul 12, 2017, 20:06 PM IST

Nagpur boat capsize: Eight bodies recovered

The bodies of eight persons who had drowned in Nagpur while travelling by boat have been recovered.

Jul 11, 2017, 11:31 AM IST

Somesh Goyal appointed Himachal Pradesh DGP

He replaces Sanjay Kumar who has been appointed as director general of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).

Jul 05, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh DGP appointed new NDRF chief

The NDRF, raised in 2006, has 12 battalions with a strength of over 13,000 personnel.

Jul 04, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Telangana: Efforts on to save 14-month-old girl stuck in borewell

Authorities are racing against time to save a 14-month-old girl who accidentally fell into a 40-feet deep open borewell in adjoining Vikarabad district two days ago.

Jun 24, 2017, 11:51 AM IST

NDRF base comes up in Delhi, to respond to bio, nuke attacks

An elite NDRF team equipped with nuclear and biological combat gear has been positioned in the heart of the national capital.

Jun 11, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

Massive fire breaks out at Ghaziabad chemical factory

The National Disaster Response Force team has also been called to oversee rescue of any persons trapped inside the blazing factory campus.
 

May 15, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Karnataka: Six-year-old falls into 400-feet borewell, rescue operation underway

Karnataka: Six-year-old falls into 400-feet borewell, rescue operation underway

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team are at the spot in Athani taluk of Belagavi district where a six-year-old girl fell into an open borewell on Saturday night.

Apr 23, 2017, 11:59 AM IST
Six-year-old falls into borewell in Karnataka

Six-year-old falls into borewell in Karnataka

A six-year-old girl slipped into an open borewell in a village in Karnataka's Belagavi district on Saturday.

Apr 23, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets NDRF on its 12th Raising Day

Set up in 2006, the NDRF is a specialised force capable of responding to any type of disaster in the country and abroad.

Jan 31, 2017, 10:13 AM IST