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National Policy on Disaster Management (NPDM) 2009

The National Policy on Disaster Management (NPDM) has been prepared in tune with and in pursuance of the Disaster Management Act, 2005. National Policy on Disaster Management (NPDM) will provide the framework/roadmap for handling disasters in a holistic manner. NPDM 2009: The Vision NPDM has a vision to build a safe and disaster resilient India by developing a holistic, […]

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Breaking News Natural Disasters Uttarakhand

Avalanche warning for 5 districts in Uttarakhand

DEHRADUN: The Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment, a unit of DRDO, issued an avalanche warning on Wednesday for Himalayan states, including five districts of Uttarakhand, between December 13 evening and December 14 evening. Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Pithoragarh and Tehri districts have been marked unsafe. Chief secretary Utpal Kumar Singh issued an advisory to all five […]

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‘Large Eruption’ Warning: Airport Shut, 59,000 Stranded Amid | Bali Volcano

Bali’s airport was closed for 24 hours, disrupting 445 flights and some 59,000 passengers, due to the eruption warning and the presence of volcanic ash from Agung. DENPASAR, INDONESIA: Indonesia raised its warning for Bali’s Mount Agung volcano to the highest ‘level four’ alert on Monday, closed the holiday island’s airport and told residents near […]

Jammu & Kashmir Faced An Earthquake Of Magnitude Of 4.5
Breaking News Natural Disasters Uttarakhand

Major quake likely to hit north India, says chief of seismology center

A major earthquake of magnitude 8 is due to hit Uttarakhand`s Garhwal Himalaya, warned National Centre for Seismology Director Dr Vineet Gehlot on Wednesday. Dehradun: A major earthquake of magnitude 8 is due to hit Uttarakhand`s Garhwal Himalaya which could afflict widespread damage in northern India, warned National Centre for Seismology Director Dr Vineet Gehlot […]