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National Disaster Management Authority, abbreviated as NDMA, is an apex Body of Government of India, with a mandate to lay down policies for disaster management. NDMA was established through the Disaster Management Act enacted by the Government of India on 23 December 2005. NDMA is responsible for framing policies, laying down guidelines and best-practices for coordinating with the State Disaster Management Authorities (SDMAs) to ensure a holistic and distributed approach to disaster management.

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Government fixes Rs 50,000 ex- gratia for kin of Covid victims

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Supreme Court to NDMA: Fix compensation for kin of Covid victims within six weeks

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Determine ex-gratia amount for Covid victims within 6 weeks, Supreme Court asks NDMA

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SC asks Centre if PM-headed NDMA decided on ex-gratia compensation to families of Covid-19 victims

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Cyclone Yaas: PM Modi reviews preparedness, asks officials to ensure timely evacuation of people from high-risk areas

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Cyclone Yaas: PM Modi holds review meeting with senior officials

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Delhi weekend curfew: Wedding guests can travel using e-pass, here's how to apply

As per the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) order, only 50 guests will be allowed at weddings and 20 people at funerals.
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DDMA bars public procession on Ganesh Chaturthi, Muharram in view of COVID-19

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No need to panic: National Centre for Seismology on recent NCR earthquakes

Amid a string of low-to-mild intensity earthquakes felt in Delhi-NCR region over the last few days, Director of the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) B K Bansal on Thursday sought to assure the..
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PM Modi reviews Cyclone Amphan situation in meeting with MHA, NDMA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired a high-level meeting with officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to review the Cyclone..
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India's disaster management authority seeks lockdown extension to May 31

India's National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) asked the government on Sunday to extend a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus to May 31, as cases exceeded 90,000 and further..
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NDMA urges Centre to extend lockdown till May 31

National Disaster Management Authority of India (NDMA) has urged the Centre, and the various state governments to continue with the lockdown measures up to May 31.
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Nationwide lockdown extended till May 31

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National portal to track migrants' movement by trains and buses

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NDMA develops National Migrant Information System for movement monitoring and contact tracing

A central online repository on migrant workers moving by Shramik Special trains and buses to reach their native places has been developed by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to facilitate..
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NDMA issues guidelines on industries' restart post-lockdown

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NDMA issues guidelines for restarting industrial activities to avoid Vizag-type tragedy

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Vizag gas leak: Amit Shah speaks to concerned authorities, NDMA officials

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday spoke to officials of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) regarding the styrene gas leakage incident in Visakhapatnam. "The incident..
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NDMA suggests tips to keep house cool during summers

The National Disaster Management Authority of India has shared a video that gives several techniques by which you can use to keep your house cool during summers.
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Restrictions, social distancing norms will continue till May 3: NDMA

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Tuesday said the ongoing restrictions and social distancing norms being implemented during the lockdown will continue till May 3.The announcement..
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Cabinet Secretary reviews preventive measures on novel coronavirus, evacuation of Indian nationals in Wuhan likely

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Centre to provide technical support to cyclone hit Odisha

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