J&K floods: NDRF deploys 'boat hospitals', turns to relief operations

After undertaking rescue operation in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now focusing on relief operations and had deployed 'boat hospitals' in water logged areas to provide health care facilities to the stranded people.

NDRF jawan injured in attack by angry locals in J&K

An NDRF jawan was on Wednesday attacked by angry locals here while few other personnel of the force were heckled while they were rendering relief and rescue operations in the flood-hit areas.

J&K floods: Election Commission defers poll preparedness review visit
J&K floods: Election Commission defers poll preparedness review visit

The rescue and rehabilitation operations in the flood-hit state of Jammu and Kashmir were stepped up on Wednesday as weather condition improved.

Home ministry despatches 70 boats, 5 NDRF teams to J&K

Seventy boats and five teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been sent to Jammu and Kashmir for the rescue and relief of flood-affected people.

OP Singh appointed new Director General of NDRF

Senior IPS officer OP Singh has been appointed the new chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), a central paramilitary tasked with carrying out relief and rescue operations during calamities.

Over 12 lakh affected in Assam floods
Over 12 lakh affected in Assam floods

Over 12 lakh people have been affected in floods in 16 districts of Assam. Many rivers, including the mighty Brahmaputra and its tributaries, continue to flow above the danger level, the authorities said on Wednesday.

Army alerted as floods wreak havoc in Uttar Pradesh

The Army was alerted as floods continued to wreak havoc for the second consecutive day in Uttar Pradesh, an official said.

Woman gives birth to boy aboard NDRF boat in flood rescue

A woman on Saturday gave birth to a child while being rescued from flood by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel in Uttar Pradesh`s Baharaich district.

Centre to help flood-hit Odisha

With several rivers in Odisha in spate, Centre assured all help to the state to tackle the situation caused by floods which has affected vast areas.

Water-logging wreaks havoc in Guwahati, 8 killed, 1 missing

Eight people were killed due to electrocution and landslides triggered by incessant rains here as National Disaster Response Force was called in to rescue marooned people in the city, whose most parts are inundated.

Water-logging wreaks havoc in Guwahati, 8 killed, 1 missing

Eight people were killed due to electrocution and landslides triggered by incessant rains here as National Disaster Response Force was called in to rescue marooned people in the city, whose most parts are inundated.

Beas tragedy: UAV fails to find missing students, hi-tech search from today

An unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV) was pressed into service on Friday to trace 17 missing engineering students from Hyderabad but without any success and rescuers will now deploy for the first time a multibeam echsounder in Beas river whose level will be also lowered to minimum.

NDRF sends 35 teams to Andhra for cyclone

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.

Phailin impact: SDRF teams to be set up in all AP districts

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.

Phailin leaves trail of destruction, cyclone intensity weakens

Severe cyclonic storm `Phailin`, which forced the evacuation of over eight lakh people, left a trail of destruction in coastal areas of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh and disrupted communication lines before weakening considerably on Sunday.

No casualties reported so far due to cyclone: NDRF chief

The National Disaster Response Force on Sunday said no casualties have been reported so far due to Cyclone `Phailin` which hit the Odisha coast.

Cyclone Phailin: NDRF teams deputed in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

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.

Mumbai building collapse: 5-year-old girl pulled out alive from debris

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.

NDRF starts search operation for missing French trekkers

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.

UAV in Kedarnath to help rescue, relief operation: NDMA

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.