J&K floods: Union Cabinet to meet today to review situation

The Union Cabinet is likely to hold a review meeting here this evening to discuss the situation arising out of the flood relief and rescue operations in Jammu and Kashmir.

Disaster Management: Lessons to be learned from China

Disaster Management: Lessons to be learned from China

DNA: Should India learn from Japan in disaster management?

Should India learn from Japan in disaster management? Watch the full program on Zee News' Daily News and Analysis.

DNA: Kashmir floods, another disaster management system test for India

The Indian military Monday scaled up its massive operation to rescue thousands marooned in Jammu and Kashmir's worst floods in 50 years that has claimed over 160 lives so far.

Char Dham Yatra halted: Country’s disaster management totters on the edge!

More than 50 million people are affected by natural disasters annually, but despite this the second most populous country in the world suffers from serious lack of disaster preparedness.

Framework for Disaster Management in Bengal weak: CAG

The institutional framework for disaster management in West Bengal is weak because of deficient functioning of the State Disaster Management Authority, the Comptroller and Auditor General has noted.

Second quake in a week hits Pithoragarh; Darma, Johar valleys on alert

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Ritcher scale, the second in a week`s time, hit Darma valley of the district on Sunday evening prompting authorities to sound a general alert in the valley and the adjoining Johar valley, District Disaster Management authorities said on Monday.

Calamity threat: Departments asked to prepare contingency plan

With IMD predicting deficient rainfall due to El-Nino factor during this monsoon, Odisha government on Wednesday asked all the departments to prepare a contingency plan within a week in order to meet the eventuality.

Traffic jams in Guwahati a handicap in disaster management

The National Disaster Management Authority has identified traffic jams and narrow roads in Guwahati as major handicaps in disaster management measures during high magnitude earthquakes.

Workshop on disaster management for Kumbh Mela 2015 kicks off

Police officers are getting lessons on disaster and crowd management at a workshop being organised here with view of `Kumbh Mela` (religious congregation), which is scheduled next year.

Parliamentary panel questions efficacy of satellites during disasters

Citing Uttarakhand calamity, Parliamentary Committee questioned efficacy of country`s satellite communication in disaster management, saying efforts of Department of Space remain "far from adequate".

Internet at bottom of ocean to detect tsunamis

Internet goes underwater! Scientists are developing a system of sensors to conquer the internet`s final frontier: the deep sea.

Cambodia flood deaths climb to 122

The deaths in Cambodia`s flash floods over the past four weeks have climbed to 122, a senior disaster control official said Monday.

Fire at Japan hospital kills 10, injures five more

A fire that ripped through a hospital in Japan as patients slept killed 10 elderly people and prompted government demands for safety reviews across the country.

AP CM reviews preparations in the face of cyclone

Andhra Pradesh CM reviewed the preparations to face the impending cyclone.

Lightning kills 21 in Bihar

At least 21 people have been killed by lightning across Bihar, officials said Sunday.

SC issues notice over enforcing Disaster Management Act

The Supreme Court issued notice to the central government, disaster relief agencies, the meteorological department and some states on a PIL seeking implementation of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 in "letter and spirit".

SC notice to Centre, States on disaster management

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.

Declare Uttarakhand catastrophe a national tragedy

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.

No report of epidemics in Uttarakhand: NDMA

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.