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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)

Death toll from earthquake in Haiti rises to 2,207

Les Cayes [Haiti], August 23 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of people killed by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake on Aug. 14 in Haiti has risen to 2,207, with 344 still missing, the country's…

4 new NDRF battalions to be fully functional in next one year

By Rajnish Singh New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): In another step towards providing better security and relief to people amid natural disasters like floods and cyclones, four new battalions…

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…