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Cyclone Vardah: Centre, NDMA working closely with local administration, Army, says PM Modi

Very severe cyclonic storm 'Vardah', the most intense to have hit the Tamil Nadu capital in two decades, claimed four lives, flattened homes, snapped power, communication lines and threw into disarry rail, road and air traffic on Monday.

Dec 12, 2016, 22:49 PM IST

NDMA shares useful tips to keep in mind during cyclone and cold wave

 National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Government of India, has shared some useful tips on what you can do during natural disasters like cyclones and cold waves. 

Dec 07, 2016, 20:55 PM IST

Death toll in Pakistan floods reaches 22, many severely affected

At least 19 more people were killed in Pakistan due to floods triggered by monsoon rains, taking the death toll to 22, officials said on Friday.

Jul 24, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

'Pakistan heatwave deaths close to 700'

Nearly 700 people have died in a severe three-day heatwave in Pakistan, officials said Tuesday, with medics battling to treat patients as a state of emergency was declared in hospitals.

Jun 23, 2015, 23:00 PM IST

Pak should grant NDMA status to India: Assocham

Ahead of Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar's visit to Pakistan on tommorow, industry body Assocham today pitched for easing of visa restrictions and greater market access to facilitate bilateral trade.

Mar 02, 2015, 16:49 PM IST

Afghan avalanche toll rises to 250

At least 250 people were killed and an unknown number remained missing after avalanches hit Afghanistan over the past couple of days, an official said Saturday.

Feb 28, 2015, 15:54 PM IST

NDA Government reconstitutes National Disaster Management Authority

The central government Monday reconstituted the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), a home ministry notification said.

Dec 30, 2014, 00:52 AM IST

Govt approves appointment of 3 experts as NDMA members

The government on Sunday approved appointment of a scientist, an armyman and a UN expert on disaster reduction as members of the revamped NDMA, which had previously seen mostly politicians and retired bureaucrats with no background of disaster management holding office.

Dec 22, 2014, 00:40 AM IST

NDMA formulates draft national school safety policy guidelines

The draft national school safety policy guidelines have been formulated by the National Disaster Management Authority, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Dec 17, 2014, 18:47 PM IST

PM wants efficient NDMA, not parking lot for politicians: Rijiju

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to have professionals as its members and this central body should not been seen as a "parking lot" for retired politicians, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said here on Monday.

Dec 15, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

Opposition slams govt strategy to deal with natural calamities

Opposition members in Lok Sabha on Tuesday picked holes in government's strategy to deal with natural calamities, deriding the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and National Executive Committee "toothless and headless".

Dec 02, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

NDRF to demonstrate earthquake preparedness

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the country`s specialist disaster response unit, will hold a demonstration Tuesday on quick response in a hypothetical earthquake situation at the ongoing trade fair here.

Nov 17, 2014, 18:07 PM IST

NDMA conducts mock disaster management drill in Tripura

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in association with the State Disaster Management Authorities of Tripura conducted a multi-stage mega mock drill for a hypothetical earthquake and fire incident on the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Reduction on Monday.

Oct 14, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

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Oct 13, 2014, 11:21 AM IST

Heavy rainfall alert in North East

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Friday sounded an alert in Meghalaya and neighbouring states in the northeastern region that heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places in these states.

Sep 26, 2014, 22:50 PM IST

Heavy rainfall alert in North East

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) today sounded an alert in Meghalaya and neighbouring states in the northeastern region that heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places in these states.

Sep 26, 2014, 19:50 PM IST

Pakistan floods destroy about 2,000 schools in Punjab

 Nearly 2,000 schools were destroyed in unprecedented rain and floods in Pakistan's worst hit province of Punjab where 241 were killed, authorities said today.

Sep 17, 2014, 23:34 PM IST

Nearly 260 dead in rains, floods in Pak; over one million affected

Nearly 260 people have been killed and more than one million affected due to rains and devastating floods in Pakistan with authorities racing against both time and tide to limit destruction, officials said on Wednesday.

Sep 10, 2014, 23:24 PM IST

160 killed in torrential rains in Pakistan

At least 160 people have been killed and 148 others injured in torrential monsoon rains in Pakistan that have wreaked havoc across the country as troops raced to evacuate people from deluged areas.

Sep 06, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

NDMA should not be a parking place for the retired: BJP MP

NDMA should not be made a parking place for retired officials and should be turned into a competent outfit to tackle natural calamities as more than 17 major disasters hit the nation 2010 onwards, a BJP member said in Rajya Sabha.

Aug 07, 2014, 17:21 PM IST