Disaster Management

New fire safety rules must for all: CFO Prabhat Rahangdale

New fire safety rules must for all: CFO Prabhat Rahangdale

In view of a series of 10 fire incidents reported over the past fortnight shedding light on the ill-prepared state capital. Mumbai Fire B...Read More

JJ Hospital to issue booklet on disaster management

JJ Hospital to issue booklet on disaster management

The initiative comes after lakhs of people across Maharashtra have been severely affected by the floods and now, the spectre of various w...Read More

JJ hospital to issue booklet on disaster management

JJ hospital to issue booklet on disaster management

The state-run Sir Jamshedji Jeejeebhoy (JJ) Hospital plans to release a booklet with information on what to do in natural calamities

Thane: Wall collapse in Kalwa kills two

Thane: Wall collapse in Kalwa kills two

Due to heavy rains, the wall collapsed into the homes of the sleeping people.

Mumbai: BMC warns private entities to help in evacuation plan, flooding-prone spots or face imprisonment

Mumbai: BMC warns private entities to help in evacuation plan, flooding-prone spots or face imprisonment

With the monsoon here, BMC has warned the private entities such as transport and food services to help during rains when Mumbai civic bod...Read More

Ujjain: Workshop on chemical mishap organised

Ujjain: Workshop on chemical mishap organised

Ujjain: A workshop on disaster management was organised at government girls’ post graduate college Dussehra Maidan on Wednesday. During t...Read More

Bombay High Court reserves plea seeking disaster management units in every district

Bombay High Court reserves plea seeking disaster management units in every district

Mumbai: Taking note of the sorry state of affairs of the disaster management units in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court recently reserve...Read More

Govt approach for disaster management itself is ‘disastrous’: Bombay High Court

Govt approach for disaster management itself is ‘disastrous’: Bombay High Court

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday slammed the Maharashtra government for its ‘disastrous’ approach towards the issue of Disaster ...Read More

1200 tourist being evacuated from Indonesia post earthquake

1200 tourist being evacuated from Indonesia post earthquake

Mataram: More than one thousand tourists were being evacuated from Indonesia’s tiny Gili islands on Monday after a powerful quake struck ...Read More

Five feared drowned in two separate incidents in Thane

Five feared drowned in two separate incidents in Thane

Thane, Five people were feared drowned in two separate incidents in the district, an official said today.Two persons — a seven-year-old b...Read More

Mumbai: Special safety arrangements made at Chaityabhoomi at Dadar chowpatty amid Cyclone Ochki alert

Mumbai: Special safety arrangements made at Chaityabhoomi at Dadar chowpatty amid Cyclone Ochki alert

Mumbai: After receiving alerts of cyclone Ockhi from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (...Read More

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Bhopal: Free Press to hold multi-stakeholder meet on disaster management

Bhopal: Free Press, in association with Indo-European Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IECCI), is organising a multi-stakeholder round...Read More

Bombay High Court pulls up state government over no policy for disaster management

Bombay High Court pulls up state government over no policy for disaster management

Mumbai: Taking note of the fact that the Maharashtra government has ‘hardly’ taken any effort to formulate a ‘comprehensive’ policy for d...Read More

Toll from Sri Lanka’s floods rises to 164

Toll from Sri Lanka’s floods rises to 164

Colombo, The death toll from the devastating floods and landslides which hit Sri Lanka has increased to 164 with 104 people still reporte...Read More

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Major fire in Hotel Samraj Chakala Road, 11 injured

Mumbai : A major fire broke out at Hotel Samraj on Chakala Road, Parshiwada, Andheri East towards midnight on Friday. Around 56 people we...Read More

Quake hits northeast India, neighbouring areas

Quake hits northeast India, neighbouring areas

Agartala/Aizawl: A 5.5-magnitude earthquake in the Myanmar-India border region on Tuesday rocked Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya and s...Read More

27.50 lakh people affected in Bihar floods

27.50 lakh people affected in Bihar floods

Patna: The flood situation remained grim in 12 districts of Bihar where an estimated 27.50 lakh people were affected though no fresh casu...Read More

14 bodies pulled out from villages flattened in Uttarakhand

14 bodies pulled out from villages flattened in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: At least 14 bodies have been recovered so far from the debris in villages which were buried in a cloud burst in Uttarakhand, po...Read More

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Mumbai Monsoon: Every district to have disaster mgmt plan

Mumbai: In view of more than average rainfall this year, the state disaster management department has prepared disaster management plans ...Read More

Modi releases National Disaster Management Plan

Modi releases National Disaster Management Plan

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday released the National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP), which is aimed at making the ...Read More

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