National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) News

Pune: Breach in Tiware dam; body found 40 km downstream, toll now 19

The Tiware dam, classified as a minor irrigation tack, located off Karad Chiplun Road in Ratnagiri district, had started overflowing on Tuesday evening. Around 9.30 pm, a part of the wall developed a breach, resulting in a flood-like situation and subsequently, a large part wall of the dam was completely demolished by the force of water.

Mumbai: 8 additional NDRF teams deployed

Even as teams rushed to carry out search and rescue operation at Kurar in Malad East, where retaining a wall collapsed, the force assisted the BMC and the Navy in evacuating trapped residents of Kranti Nagar in Kurla, which lies along the river.


Meerut: Three days on, divers find capsized car, three bodies

The vehicle was fished out using a large crane and the three bloated bodies were recovered from inside the metal structure. The deceased were identified as Honey Saitia (34), Harnek Singh (28) and Vivek Verma (33). While Saitia and Singh were residents of Delhi, Vivek had been living in Loni.

Palghar: Villagers settle into routine, fear of earthquake makes way for midnight chatter

Around 10,000 residents of 40 villages, a majority of whom are agricultural labourers and brick kiln workers, are sleeping in the tents, after the frequency of the tremors increased.

Meghalaya mine collapse: Technical snag in pumps hinders rescue operations

On the 20th day of the operation, Indian Navy personnel resumed with their diving using unmanned remotely operated vehicles with the assistance of the NDRF in the main shaft.

Kerala floods: NDRF team narrates rescue missions, calls it 'Black August'

With the increased phenomenon of “Urban Flooding”, NDRF, the men in orange uniform helping people during times of distress are becoming a familiar sight in urban centres.


J-K floods: Social networking sites aid rescue, relief work

The information related to floods is trending on twitter under #KashmirFloods.

Cyclone Phailin: NDMA predicts very heavy rains in next 48 hrs

Wind system is expected to move towards Nepal with heavy rains creating a threat of floods.

For serving his nation after tsunami,Japan emperor thanks NDRF officer

46-member NDRF team was on the mission from March 28 to April 6 and carried out rescue operations in a small town called Onagawa.

No trace of 120 people at North Sikkim village

We find no trace as yet of 120 people living in 14 huts at Bay village as the area is totally devastated.