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Next cyclone to hit northen Indian Ocean will be Ward


November 11th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) You might not know when the next cyclone will hit northern Indian Ocean, but you can be sure it will be called Ward and after that it ... Read more...

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Second disaster management conference begins Wednesday


November 3rd, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The second India Disaster Management Congress will be held in New Delhi from Wednesday and is expected to bring together 1,500 scientists and scholars from various global ... Read more...

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India Disaster Management Congress begins in Delhi from Wednesday


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 3 (ANI): The second India Disaster Management Congress will be held at the Vigyan Bhavan in the national capital from Wednesday.The Congress is being organized by the National Institute ... Read more...

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Natural disasters kill 1,300 each year in Orissa: Report


October 30th, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 29 (IANS) Natural disasters kill about 1,300 people every year in Orissa, said a report released here Thursday on the 10th anniversary of the super cyclone in which over 8,000 ... Read more...

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UN to send envoy as Nepal flood toll crosses 50 (Lead)


October 8th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 8 (IANS) As the flood toll in Nepal rose beyond 50 people and thousands were marooned in the western region, the UN Thursday said it was sending a special envoy ... Read more...

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UN to send envoy as Nepal flood toll crosses 50


October 8th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 8 (IANS) As the flood toll rose in Nepal with over 50 people dead and thousands marooned in the western region, the UN Thursday said it was sending a special ... Read more...

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South India floods a result of climate change: Red Cross


October 6th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bangkok, Oct 6 (IANS) The floods in south India that have killed at least 350 people and made millions homeless are a result of climate change, said an expert in ... Read more...

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Climate change could displace 25 million by 2010 (With Image)


June 10th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 10 (IANS) By next year - that's how soon around 25-50 million people will be displaced by climate change as it unleashes more natural disasters and affects farm ... Read more...

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After Aila, next cyclone to hit Asia will be called Phyan


May 26th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The name Aila for the fierce cyclone that battered Bangladesh and coastal West Bengal was given by Maldives. The next cyclone to hit countries in the north ... Read more...

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Special force to deal with disasters in northeast India


December 14th, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 14 (IANS) Two battalions of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) would be deployed in the northeast in view of the threat of natural and man-made disasters in the region, ... Read more...

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Tripura capital hosts conference on community-based disaster risk reduction


December 14th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala (Tripura), Dec.14 (ANI): Tripura capital Agartala recently played host to a two-day conference on Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR). The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Tripura Government organized the ... Read more...

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Workshop on disaster reduction to begin today


October 29th, 2008 - 8:53 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): The first partnership development workshop under the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) South-South Cooperation Programme will be held here today.The workshop will ... Read more...

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Workshop on disaster reduction to be held from Wednesday


October 28th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): The first partnership development workshop under the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) South-South Cooperation Programme will be held here from tomorrow. The workshop will ... Read more...

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Dial 1077 for emergency in Delhi


June 24th, 2008 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Now national capital Delhi has a 24-hour toll free emergency help line number - 1077. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday inaugurated a Disaster Management Emergency Operation ... Read more...

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Bangladesh mulls organising international conference in London


March 8th, 2008 - 4:45 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Dhaka, March 8 (Xinhua) Bangladesh has planned to organize an international conference in London in May to draw attention of the world community on the climate change that affected the country adversely, ... Read more...

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Patil urges Asia to build robust disaster risk reduction system


January 21st, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil today urged South Asian nations to use their strengths in science and technology to build a robust system of prevention, mitigation and ... Read more...

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Shivraj Patil meets Israeli Interior Minister


November 14th, 2007 - 10:18 am ICT by admin
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Iranian Interior Minister meets Pranab Mukherjee


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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Terrorism can trigger disasters across borders: PM


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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PM to open Second Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction


November 14th, 2007 - 8:36 am ICT by admin
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Delhi to host Second Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh to address second Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction


November 14th, 2007 - 8:21 am ICT by admin
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School kids to promote disaster response on International Day for Disaster Reduction


November 14th, 2007 - 1:54 am ICT by admin
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