Indian Army continues mountain rescue exercise in Shimla

The Indian Army on Tuesday continued to conduct a rescue and relief exercise at Shimla's Annandale ground.

Disaster response robots to discern between humans and rubble
Disaster response robots to discern between humans and rubble

Researchers have developed a new algorithm that allows robots to differentiate between humans and debris while carrying out search and rescue operations following a natural disaster.

Committee to suggest steps for improving communication network during disasters

In view of total collapse of the communication system during recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir, a committee has been formed to make suggestions for providing a dedicated network to ensure uninterrupted communication during natural disasters.

Over 2 mn displaced in India due to natural disasters in 2013
Over 2 mn displaced in India due to natural disasters in 2013

About 2.14 million people were displaced in India last year due to natural disasters, according to a United Nations-backed report which said the country was third after the Philippines and China to record the highest levels of displacement in 2013.

J&K floods: Mass destruction in the state

Jammu and Kashmir is facing the worst natural disaster in 60 years. The floods hit state is in massive destruction.

J&K floods: Victims narrate horrid tales

Jammu and Kashmir is facing the worst natural disaster and the people of the state narrate their horrid stories.

J&K floods: Why is Rahul Gandhi silent on the issue?

Jammu and Kashmir is facing the worst natural disaster. The floods has hit the state in 60 years. But why is Rahul Gandhi silent on J&K floods

J&K floods 'a national calamity': Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reiterated that the Centre is committed to provide all that is required to bring the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir back on track, while admitting that the state is facing a national calamity.

J&K floods: God's wrath on paradise Part-II

Jammu and Kashmir is facing one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The state is facing the worst floods in 60 years.

DNA: Why is India's alert system on silent mode?

Jammu and Kashmir is facing one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The state is facing the worst floods in the last 60 years. DNA test on why India's Alert system is on silent mode.

DNA: 'Pain & misery' that shrouds Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir is facing one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The state is facing the worst floods in the last 60 years. DNA test of the pain and misery that shrouds the floods hit state.

Zee Media special coverage on J&K floods Part-III

Jammu and Kashmir is facing one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The state is facing the worst floods in the last 60 years.

Zee Media special coverage on J&K floods Part-II

Jammu and Kashmir is facing one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The state is facing the worst floods in the last 60 years.

Zee Media special coverage on J&K floods

Jammu and Kashmir is facing one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The state is facing the worst floods in the last 60 years.

More than 2.2 billion people `poor or near-poor`: UN report

More than 2.2 billion people are "poor or near-poor", with financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and violent conflicts threatening to exacerbate the problem, a United Nations report said on Thursday.

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.

Five killed in Tajikistan mudslides

Mudslides have killed five people including three children in Tajikistan as torrential rains lashed the former Soviet republic, the emergency ministry said on Saturday.

Eight lakh people may die if 8 magnitude quake hits: NDMA VC

More than eight lakh people may die if an earthquake measuring 8 on the Richter scale occurs in the seismically-active Himalayan states from Jammu and Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh, National Disaster Management Authority`s Vice Chairman M Shashidhar Reddy Thursday warned.

Five months post disaster, Uttarakhand still lacks disaster plan

Nearly five months after devastating floods ravaged the hill state, Uttarakhand is yet to formulate a disaster management plan to meet any future calamity.