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Centre halted NDMA bid to prepare states to deal with earthquake

April 29, 2015 3:53 am

All eight members and the vice-chairman of the NDMA were asked to resign when the NDA government came to power last May.

Quake jolts govt to formulate disaster management plan

April 27, 2015 3:20 am

Plan awaits green light from Disaster Management Authority

Fire incidents on rise, disaster management authority demands more QRT vehicles

April 29, 2014 1:41 am

According to those deployed in the QRTs, the vehicles reach a spot only 30-45 minutes after the department gets a call.

Rendered homeless, 4,000 find shelter in tents, rebuild homes

April 27, 2014 12:47 am

According to residents, bamboo sticks cost Rs 150 each — the total cost of bamboo for a house would be around Rs 2,000.

Disaster management template stuck in Delhi govt red tape

July 04, 2013 1:28 am

Stuck in red tape is a document that could have helped manage the disaster in Uttarakhand after the devastation caused by flash floods

Being Prepared: Delhi to get its own disaster response force next year

October 10, 2012 2:25 am

The specialised state force will be on the lines of the National Disaster Response Force.

Series of mock drills to gauge city’s response to disasters

August 31, 2012 1:55 am

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority has chalked out a range of practice drills over the next three months to gauge and improve the city’s hospital response system in the event of a disaster.

Mock drill at Metro stations

July 28, 2012 1:55 pm

Between 11 AM and 11.50 AM,entry into the 11 stations was closed as a part of the standard emergency procedure.

Microzonation to make city tremor-ready

February 20, 2012 1:26 am

Procedure will assess soil structure across Delhi to give risk assessments on a zone-wise basis.

City pauses to rehearse crisis response

February 16, 2012 3:56 am

Govt,security agencies,schools join mega drill to assess preparedness for a quake situation; evacuation drill carried out in malls,metro stations,hospitals.