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Uttarakhand tunnel collapse: Top NDMA member says evacuation process may take 3-4 hours

A top National Disaster Management Authority member on Tuesday said the entire evacuation process to pull out trapped labourers from a Uttarkashi tunnel might take three to four hours.

Odisha, West Bengal on high alert over Cyclone Yaas

Bhubaneshwar/Kolkata/IBNS: Two Indian states, Odisha and West Bengal, are on high alert as Cyclone Yaas is set to make landfall on May 26.

No re-imposition of lockdown from Sept 25, Centre clarifies

New Delhi/IBNS: The government has denied reports that another lockdown has been recommended from Sept 28 to stem the massive spike in the coronavirus cases.

Kiren Rijiju inaugurates 14thFormation Day of NDMA

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IBNS): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, inaugurated the 14th Formation Day of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) here on Tuesday.

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju to visit the flood affected areas of Nagaland

New York, Aug 4 (IBNS): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, along with team of officers from National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) will visit flood and landslides affected areas of Nagaland  on Sunday.

NDMA was not involved in the drill: Centre on student's death in Coimbatore

New Delhi, July 13 (IBNS): The Centre on Friday condoled the death of a 19-year-old student who was forced to jump from the second floor of a college building by a man who represented himself as a disaster drill instructor.

NDMA conducts mock exercises ahead of the Amarnath Yatra

New Delhi, June 25 (IBNS): The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)  conducted mock exercises at Baltal and Pahalgam base camps from June 22 to June 25 to assess the preparedness and response mechanism of all the stakeholders involved in the management of the upcoming Amarnath Yatra.

NDMA conducts its first-ever mock exercise on Bio-Disasters at Patna airport

New Delhi, Apr 27 (IBNS): A five-day day training programme, aimed at enhancing the preparedness of Airport Emergency Handlers (AEHs) to respond to CBRN emergencies at the airports, was concluded on Friday at the Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport in Patna.

Amarnath Yatra: NDMA conducts mock exercises to improve preparedness

New Delhi, June 24 (IBNS): In its efforts to improve preparedness and response mechanisms in the event of a disaster during the upcoming Amarnath Yatra, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted mock exercises simulating various disaster scenarios, along the Amarnath Yatra route on Saturday.

NDMA to conduct mock exercise on forest fire in Uttarakhand

New Delhi, Apr 17 (IBNS): The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will conduct its first-ever mock exercise on forest fire in Uttarakhand on Thursday (April 20, 2017) to help improve the preparedness and response mechanism in the event of a forest fire.

Kiren Rijiju to inaugurate 2-day NDMA consultative workshop tomorrow

New Delhi, Apr 11 (IBNS): MoS (Home) Kiren Rijiju will inaugurate a two-day consultative workshop to review the National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP) here on Wednesday.

NDMA conducts training conference on capacity building for Disaster Management

New Delhi, Mar 3 (IBNS): In its efforts to enhance disaster preparedness, mitigation and response measures by building capacity at the local level through engagement with the paramilitary and armed forces, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted a training conference here on Friday on capacity building of the various organisations of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and other stakeholders.