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Local agencies play bigger role in disaster response: Additional Secy to PM Modi

The NDRF, he said, can be a source of inspiration. “It can also guide capacity development of local response organisations, but it cannot replace them.”

Andhra Pradesh: Launch capsizes in Godavari river, over 10 feared drowned

While 20 people managed to swim ashore, at least 10 were reported as missing till late evening, East Godavari District Collector Kartikeya Mishra said.


Nepal Earthquake: For hours he heard mother, wife, daughter cry — until they stopped

When the earthquake struck on Saturday, Prajapati and his son were buried under their three-storey house in Balaju, one of the worst affected residential areas of Kathmandu, but managed to escape with minor injuries.

‘Disaster management plan mandatory for all schools’: BMC

BMC has asked all civic schools to prepare a disaster management plan in the next two weeks.

5-storey building falls, techie dies

Miraculous escape for other residents of Pitaram Complex in Narhe in early hours of Friday

Malin was a tragedy waiting to happen

The landslide had been building for years — only no one stopped to notice the signs until 151 lives were lost


Remembering the village that was

Survivors at Asane relief camp recount tragedy to visitors; road being laid to connect site to neighbouring villages.

Eight days on, Malin search operation ends

The administration said that the total affected population was 182, of which there were 38 who escaped.

Varanasi boat tragedy: 7 bodies found, dozen missing

Besides 42 people on board, cycles, motorcycles loaded on boat; FIR against boatman.

Malin toll up to 130, NDRF says won’t stop till all bodies recovered

They were taken in ambulances to the funeral site where they were consigned to flames in a mass funeral.

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Multi-storey building collapses in West Delhi’s Vishnu Garden; many feared trapped

Two people were killed, while eight others, including some children, injured when a five-storey building collapsed in West Delhi’s Vishnu Garden area on Saturday evening.