Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023

Disaster management


Maharashtra recovers Rs 1 crore from kin of Covid victims who filed duplicate claims

February 07, 2023 1:43 pm

The state government has warned of stringent action against the kin of Covid-19 victims filing duplicate compensation claims. The kin of victims are given Rs 50,000 each as compensation.

Centre announces Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for 2023

January 23, 2023 6:35 pm

The Centre has instituted an annual award known as Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar to recognise and honour the contribution and service rendered by individuals and organisations in India in the field of disaster management.

UPSC Essentials: One word a day – NDMA, the statutory body

October 05, 2022 4:27 pm

What is NDMA? Know about this statutory body as it celebrated its 18th Foundation Day. Also understand the relevance of Volunteerism in Disaster management through a govt's scheme and an inspiring example or a case study. Don't miss the MCQ and Post Read Q&A.

How we can have disaster-free floods

July 23, 2022 9:46 am

Nirmalya Choudhury writes: Holistic flood management strategies can help vulnerable communities thrive, not just survive

HC gives one month to govt to decide on integrating SDMA with civil defence

June 09, 2022 3:27 am

The court was hearing a PIL seeking civil defence centres in the state to deal with natural calamities.

Weather Highlights: 6.5 lakh people affected in Assam floods, death toll rises to 25

May 25, 2022 8:36 am

India Weather Forecast Highlights: Assam state disaster management authority (ASDMA) informed about one person going missing in floodwaters of Silchar, according to daily flood report.

Kovind wishes for peace, progress and prosperity of Turkmen people at presidential banquet in Ashgabat

April 03, 2022 9:08 am

The president thanked President Serdar Berdimuhamedov for the "warm welcome" to him and his delegation.

Will hold SEC meeting to review Covid containment measures: Maharashtra govt to HC

March 24, 2022 8:12 am

The Court was informed about the communication by the Union Home Secretary to all states and union territories, urging them to consider appropriately discontinuing issue of orders and guidelines under the DM Act for Covid-19 containment measures.

BMC considering proposal to set up ward-level disaster management cells

March 15, 2022 8:34 pm

A BMC team will be tasked to identify potential disasters (man-made and natural) in specific areas and prepare action plans to tackle them as well as conduct awareness programmes.

Bombay HC asks Centre if there's 'national plan' for Covid

January 22, 2022 7:56 am

🔴 The court put the query to the Centre after the state's counsel said they were unaware about such a national plan by the Centre as mandated under DM Act.


Disaster Alert

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm