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UPA appointed NDMA vice-chairman resigns

After some Governors, it was the turn of Vice-Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority M Shashidhar Reddy and five of its members to resign after the new government asked them to quit......

Govt asks UPA appointees to quit

All members of the National Disaster Management Authority, appointed by the previous United Progressive Alliance government, have been asked to resign. "Everyone has been asked to submit their......

Andhra braces for cyclone 'Helen', to hit tomorrow evening

Six teams of the National Disaster Response Force are being deployed in four coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh as cyclonic storm 'Helen' is expected to cross the Bay of Bengal coast near Kavali......

India's flawed disaster management story

The successful effort to combat Cyclone Phailin threatens to put disaster mitigation, and a fundamental overhaul of how disaster management in India is structured, on the back-burner, says Anand......

Taming Phailin: India's best show in disaster management

Lesson from 1999 cyclone helped in tackling Saturday's storm. With better preparedness and efficient planning and execution, the toll is restricted to a low level. The hours preceding the strike......

Disasters force Qantas to slash jobs

Australian national airline Qantas on Wednesday announced slew of cost-cutting measures, including job reductions, retirement of older aircraft and a reduction in domestic and international......

Dec 1 is disaster body's big day

At 11 am on 1 December, the newly constituted National Disaster Management Agency will have its big "coming out" at Gurgaon's plush DT Mall.Fire alarms in one of the mall's auditoriums will signal......

IRDA favours unified law for managing disasters

Favouring a unified legislation for disaster management, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority on Wednesday said that it would discuss with the insurers a mechanism, whereby......

India Inc steps up to help J&K flood victims

Army personnel rescue villagers stranded in floods. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Indian Army Indian companies have stepped in to help Jammu & Kashmir flood victims by giving cash and helping......

How India can escape the dry spell doom

Since 2000, India has had three serious droughts. The World Bank has estimated that the 2012 drought reduced the country's gross domestic product by half a percentage point, even though it was not......

Australia players ban Chappell from dressing room

Australian cricketers' relationship with national talent manager and full time selector Greg Chappell has broken down to such an extent that he has been banned from their dressing room, especially......

JCT surprise packet of the NFL

As the 11th edition of the National Football League entered the home stretch, it was quite apparent that, barring a disaster, the title was destined to go Dempo Sports Club's way. Indeed, it did,......

Asian Games contingent sans managers a 'foolish' move?

Indian athletes opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasgow. Photograph: PTI The government stuck to its decision not to name any manager for 23 out of the 28......

  People speak for national disaster management

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shyamvanwari
Q. Post Cyclone; Following rituals to be observed at national level;Aerial survey by PM, SG, RG, Other central ministers, LKA, SS, Rajnath Singh, NAMO and others from opposition;Demand, announcements of relief packages by govts. Appeal for Cyclone relief fund by PM. Opening of cyclone relief funds by various newspapers. Time frame; Next 10 days After 30 days; forget everything just like Uttrakhand.Make suitable changes if you like
Shyamvanwari:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/post-cyclone-following-rituals-to-be-observed-at-national-le/26560081/answers/

Francisco
Q. What would be the advantages if the calamitiy in Uttarakhand wad declared as national disaster/calamity?
Francisco:  A. For a change, disaster management is doing well this time. No political aftermaths for common man. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-would-be-the-advantages-if-the-calamitiy-in-uttarakhand/25884192/answers/26560084

Rose
Q. Disaster Management Failure - Despite Army's effort of putting in 85 hrs Poor Mahi of Manesar/Haryana could not be rescued alive from the 8o feet borwell !Why the kids are allowed to play near by those uncovered borewells ?? This is not the first case hogging national head lines ??
Rose:  A. it is a national disaster even though it is geographically limited..the only silver lining is probably govt will look at pulling up...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/disaster-management-failure---despite-armys-effort-of-puttin/23191487/answers/25884207

Rose
Q. Japanese Encephalitis has once again reared its ugly head in eastern Uttar Pradesh. At a time when the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government are doing blame games over recurring affliction of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the state, the deadly disease has claimed as many as 501 lives. Every day five to seven people, mostly children, are dying of JE at Gorakhpur Medical College alone. Children are the worst sufferers since they have weaker immunity than adults. Comments plz.
Rose:  A. The district typically experiences an outbreak of the disease after the monsoon season when moribund water left after the rains becomes an ideal...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/japanese-encephalitis-has-once-again-reared-its-ugly-head-in/23191487/answers/21081875

INDU
Q. What is the expansion of 1) LASER 2) NDMA 3) PSLV4) TOEFL and 5) IELTS?
INDU:  A. Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, National Disaster Management Authority, Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle 4th version, Test...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-expansion-of-1-laser-2-ndma-3-pslv4-toefl-and-5-/21081858/answers/18430838

  Web results for National Disaster Management
Benno Dorer Promoted to Clorox CEO; Don Knauss to Continue as Chairman

From the Wires Sep. 18, 2014 04:15 PM OAKLAND, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/18/14 -- The board of directors of The Clorox Company (NYSE:... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3190981
Isro, CNSA to work together for peaceful use of space technology

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) and China National Space Administration (CNSA) signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday on... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/isro-cnsa-work-together-peaceful-use-space-technology-875
SC Expresses Concern Over Relief Shortage

The Supreme Court today voiced concern over the deficiency in supply of essential commodities and services in the flood-affected areas of Jammu and... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/JK-Floods-SC-Expresses-Concern-Over-Relief-Shortage/860483
Paul

Meghalaya Governor KK Paul today said an effective early warning systems for disaster require strong technical foundations and good knowledge of... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2461547&n_date=20140918&cat=India
Pakistan rescues thousands as floods hit south

Pakistan's disaster management agency says rescuers have evacuated thousands of people stranded in parts of the country's south after being hit by... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/pakistan-rescues-thousands-as-floods-hit-south-114091801442_1.html

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