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Latest Articles in disaster management

AP govt to spend Rs 700 cr for SDRF modernisation: Deputy CM

Modernisation of the State Disaster Response Force is aimed at making rescue and relief operations as quickly as possible during emergencies, says Deputy Chief Minister N Chinarajappa

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Govt sets up 176 flood forecasting stations

This is aimed at issuing warnings on rising water levels during the monsoon

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DoT mandates telcos to share networks during disasters

The Department of Telecom has also directed operators to transmit public alerts based on cell broadcast service to subscribers in the affected districts

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J&K to have WB-supported Disaster Management Authority

World Bank-supported Disaster Management Authority is expected to be ready for mobilisation of the works by March next year in the state

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India loses $9.8 bn every year due to disasters

This was reported by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction's (UNISDR) Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) 2015

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Noida administration issues instructions for disaster management

Authorities to set up disaster management committees at the tehsil, block level, village, mohalla levels and organise disaster management workshops for generating awareness

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Protect the Connected - Smart Cities, Data Analytics and Privacy in India

PULAK GHOSH, Professor of Quantitative Methods and Information Systems at IIM-B speaks to BWSC about the role of data analytics and GIS in powering smarter cities

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Strengthen support mechanisms for better disaster management: Rajnath

The role of specialised agencies, indigenous technical knowledge and community-based methodologies to deal with natural disasters crucial, says the Home Minister

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