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Are Bihar floods a man-made disaster?

Year after year, floods cause mayhem in Bihar but the government is not paying adequate attention to water management, reports Satyavrat Mishra. IMAGE: A village inundated by flood water near......

Chennai floods, a wake-up call for Mumbai

Since the disastrous 2005 floods, that crippled the nation's business capital, little work has been done on disaster management and relief preparations. If ten years after the Mumbai floods, the......

Amarnath Yatra: NDRF plans mock drill to enhance disaster preparedness

In a bid to enhance preparedness for disaster management among government officials involved in management of the annual Amarnath Yatra starting July 2, National Disaster Management Authority has......

After Nepal quake, Delhi chalks out disaster management plan

After the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the Delhi government on Monday decided to conduct mock drills to check preparedness of the government agencies to deal with disasters and also chalked out......

CAG report blames railways for 2013 Kumbh Mela stampede

The lack of proper coordination and disaster management plan on the part of railways resulted in the stampede at Allahabad station during last year's Maha Kumbh Mela in which 37 persons were......

Chennai floods, a wake-up call for Mumbai

Some work has been done on disaster management after the 2005 floods but, it is woefully inadequate for the country’s business capital On June 20 this year, when Mumbai got 283 mm of rain in......

Managing insurance policies in disaster-prone area

The cyclone 'Nilam', which recently ravaged Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram coast, caused severe damage - 28 lives were lost, 150,000 individuals displaced and crops in 1.2 million......

Mukesh Ambani in 4G push; eyes hi-tech security biz

Next-generation security and disaster management business seems to be next on the radar of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries, which will utilise its 4G telecom services for this new initiative.......

IBM unveils disaster management tool

IBMlaunched on Friday atool which would assess and help build disaster management skills at business enterprises during exigencieslike bandhs, floods, acts of terrorism or system......

Ensure safety of policies with e-account

While your insurer will help you open an e-insurance account at the time of buying a policy, existing policyholders must do so themselves Raj Kumar Kohli, 61, a Delhi-based government servant, has......
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Lessons in disaster management for Kalwan

NASHIK: The Nashik district administration carried out special drills for earthquake-hit villages like Otur and others in Kalwan taluka, informing... ...
Headmasters trained in disaster management

To ensure safety of school students during disasters, 150 heads of government middle schools in six blocks have been trained in disaster management... ...

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