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Challenges of Disaster Management in India

13 October each year is marked as the day that celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters and raising awareness about the importance…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Cabinet approves MoU between India, Bangladesh on cooperation in disaster management

New Delhi [India], August 18 (ANI): The Union Cabinet was on Wednesday apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in March this year between the National Disaster Management Authority…

Civil Defence – Gateway of Total Protection

Gone are those days when wars used to be fought at the borders and between two armed forces. With the advent of air arm and weapons of mass destruction (WMDs),…

Armed Forces as Disaster Responder

Armed Forces as Disaster Responder   The disaster management matrix is based on immediacy, measured in terms of response time and quantum of effort to be applied, dictated by scale…

Pandemic, National Security and Armed Forces

Pandemic, National Security and Armed Forces The traditional Tamil treatise, Thirukkural, written over 2,000 years ago had defined a nations’ characteristics, "Pini inmai Selvam Vilaivinbam Emam, aniyenba Nattirkiv vainthu," implying…