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National Disaster Response Force:
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is an Indian specialized force constituted "for the purpose of special response to a threatening disaster situation or disaster" under the Disaster Management Act, 2005. The "Apex Body for Disaster Management" in India is the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). The Chairman of the NDMA is the Prime Minister.

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Extremely heavy rainfall expected in parts of Gujarat: IMD Ahmedabad [Video]

Extremely heavy rainfall expected in parts of Gujarat: IMD Ahmedabad

Informing about the weather conditions, Ahmedabad's Meteorological Department Director, Jayanta Sarkar, on July 07 said that extremely heavy rainfall is expected in Jamnagar, Dwarka and Kutch districts..

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HM Shah reviews flood preparedness with NDMA, NDRF officials [Video]

HM Shah reviews flood preparedness with NDMA, NDRF officials

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 03 chaired high level meeting on preparedness to tackle flood situation in different parts of country. Senior officials of National Disaster Management Authority..

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NDRF rescues man trapped under concrete boulder in Guwahati [Video]

NDRF rescues man trapped under concrete boulder in Guwahati

A team of 1st battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescued a person who was trapped under a heavy concrete boulder at Kahilipara, Guwahati. He was admitted to a hospital. The landslide..

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2 dead in massive Oil India's gas well fire in Tinsukia [Video]

2 dead in massive Oil India's gas well fire in Tinsukia

Two persons died in massive fire that broke at Oil India's gas well in Assam's Tinsukia on June 9. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams are present at the spot. Flames continue to erupt from..

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Fire continues to rage at Oil India's gas well in Assam's Tinsukia [Video]

Fire continues to rage at Oil India's gas well in Assam's Tinsukia

Massive fire continues to rage at Oil India's gas well in Assam's Tinsukia on June 10. Fire broke out at the gas well at Baghjan in Assam's Tinsukia on June 09. Teams of State Disaster Response Force..

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Massive fire breaks out at Oil India gas well in Assam's Tinsukia [Video]

Massive fire breaks out at Oil India gas well in Assam's Tinsukia

A massive fire broke out at the gas well of Oil India Ltd at Baghjan in Assam's Tinsukia on June 09. "Well is flowing gas uncontrollably," stated Oil India Ltd on June 08. A team of National Disaster..

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Cyclone Nisarga: Restoration work by NDRF underway in Maharashtra [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: Restoration work by NDRF underway in Maharashtra

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel are carrying out restoration work in Alibaug following cyclone Nisarga on June 04. Restoration work is also underway in Ratnagiri. Trees were uprooted..

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Cyclone Nisarga: Around 3000 people evacuated in Daman [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: Around 3000 people evacuated in Daman

While speaking to ANI in Daman on June 03, the Deputy Commandant of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), AK Pathak spoke on measures being taken as landfall process of cyclone Nisarga began. He..

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Cyclone Nisarga: SDRF gets ready for rescue and relief operation in Maharashtra [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: SDRF gets ready for rescue and relief operation in Maharashtra

State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) personnel are on alert in Thane ahead of cyclone Nisarga. Cyclone Nisarga has further intensified and became a severe cyclonic storm. Heavy winds and rains have hit..

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Cyclone Nisarga: 40,000 people evacuated to safer places in Maharashtra [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: 40,000 people evacuated to safer places in Maharashtra

While speaking to ANI in Mumbai on June 03, the current head of NDRF in Maharashtra, Anupam Srivastava spoke on measures being taken in view of impending cyclone Nisarga. He said, "We have deployed 15..

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Cyclone Nisarga: Strong winds and rain hit Ratnagiri [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: Strong winds and rain hit Ratnagiri

Strong winds and rain hit Ratnagiri area on June 3. NDRF teams have been deployed in the area. Cyclone Nisarga has further intensified and became a severe cyclonic storm. Cyclone Nisarga will likely..

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Mumbai braces for cyclone Nisarga, strong winds hit city [Video]

Mumbai braces for cyclone Nisarga, strong winds hit city

Cyclone Nisarga has intensified further, eye diameter has decreased to about 65 km during the past hour. Strong winds hit Mumbai on the morning of June 03. Several NDRF teams have been deployed in..

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Cyclone Nisarga: NDRF personnel on alert in parts of Maharashtra [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: NDRF personnel on alert in parts of Maharashtra

The sea beach in Kelwa village of Maharashtra's Palghar remains deserted due to the upcoming threat of cyclone Nisarga. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel have been deployed in the..

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Cyclone Nisarga: NDRF teams recceing Gujarat's Khambhat coast [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: NDRF teams recceing Gujarat's Khambhat coast

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel teams have been recceing the Khambhat coast of Gujarat on June 03. Cyclone Nisarga is expected to make landfall near Alibaug on June 03...

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Stay indoors for next 2 days: Uddhav Thackeray's appeal to citizens on Cyclone Nisarga [Video]

Stay indoors for next 2 days: Uddhav Thackeray's appeal to citizens on Cyclone Nisarga

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on June 02 appealed to the citizens to stay indoors for the next two days as cyclone Nisarga is expected to hit the state on June 03. The cyclone is expected..

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Cyclone Nisarga: NDRF leads evacuation in Maharashtra and Gujarat [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: NDRF leads evacuation in Maharashtra and Gujarat

Evacuation by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams is underway in coastal areas of Maharashtra and Gujarat in view of Cyclone 'Nisarga'. In Maharashtra's Palghar, NDRF is evacuating people..

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Cyclone Nisarga: 5 more teams being airlifted for Gujarat from Punjab, says NDRF DG [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: 5 more teams being airlifted for Gujarat from Punjab, says NDRF DG

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General, SN Pradhan on cyclone Nisarga said that 11 teams are deployed in Gujarat, while Maharashtra has 10 teams. However, Gujarat has asked for 5 more..

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Cyclone Nisarga: 21 NDRF teams deployed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, informs SN Pradhan [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: 21 NDRF teams deployed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, informs SN Pradhan

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General, SN Pradhan on cyclone Nisarga said that they are fully prepared, and 21 NDRF teams have been deployed in Maharashtra and Gujarat and 10 teams..

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Cyclone Nisarga: HM Amit Shah participates in meeting of NCMC [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: HM Amit Shah participates in meeting of NCMC

Union Home Minister Amit Shah participated in a meeting of National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) to review the preparedness ahead of cyclone Nisarga on June 01. National Disaster Response Force..

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3-year-old who fell into a borewell in Telangana, found dead [Video]

3-year-old who fell into a borewell in Telangana, found dead

A 3-year-old boy who fell into a borewell in Medak district of Telangana was found dead on May 28. The body of the child was retrieved after a 12-hour-long rescue operation by National Disaster..

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NDRF dealing with cyclone Amphan in context of COVID-19: DG Pradhan [Video]

NDRF dealing with cyclone Amphan in context of COVID-19: DG Pradhan

The Director General of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), said that the landfall of Cyclone Amphan has began, the teams have their own satellite communications to tackle it. SN Pradhan said that..

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Watch: NDRF in action as landfall process of cyclone Amphan commences [Video]

Watch: NDRF in action as landfall process of cyclone Amphan commences

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel cleared electricity wires and uprooted trees off the road between Digha in East Midnapore district and Odisha border. The landfall process of cyclone..

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Cyclone Amphan: CM Mamata monitors situation from emergency operation centre [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: CM Mamata monitors situation from emergency operation centre

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is monitoring situation from Nabanna's emergency operation centre as landfall process of cylone Amphan commenced. The forward sector of the wall cloud region..

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Cyclone Nisarga moving along predicted path: NDRF DG

New Delhi, Jun 3 ()30 pm on Wednesday around Alibaug in Maharashtra, NDRF chief S N Pradhan said.
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'Nisarga' cyclonic storm to make landfall on Wednesday, NDRF deployed in Gujarat, Maharashtra

Cyclonic storm 'Nisarga' is expected to hit Gujarat and Maharashtra on Wednesday.
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33 teams deployed in Maharashtra, Gujarat in view of 'Nisarga': NDRF DG

Thirty-three NDRF teams have been deployed in the coastal districts of Maharashtra and Gujarat in view of the impending Cyclone Nisarga, the chief of the federal contingency force said on Tuesday.
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Home Minister Amit Shah takes stock of preparation for impending cyclone in west coast

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday took stock of the preparation for an impending cyclone that is likely to hit Maharashtra and Gujarat on Wednesday. The Home Ministry has deployed 23 teams of the..
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NDRF deploys 9 teams in Maharashtra as cyclone Nisarga gets closer

NDRF said it is in close contact with Maharashtra government, IMD authorities and district administration.
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Army, NDRF teams start restoration work in cyclone-hit Bengal

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Centre rushes 10 more NDRF teams to Cyclone Amphan-hit West Bengal


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Cyclone Amphan aftermath: Focus shifts on quick restoration of basic services in Bengal and Odisha; Centre rushes additional NDRF teams


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'Amphan' weakens into extremely severe cyclonic storm; 41 NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal

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Cyclone 'Amphan' LIVE updates: NDRF teams deployed in Odisha to shift villagers to shelters

Odisha and West Bengal state government have started evacuating people from coastal areas to safer places in view of the warning of strong winds and heavy rains.
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Cyclone 'Amphan': NDRF deploys 17 teams in Odisha, West Bengal


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NDRF deploys 21 member team in Paradip to prepare for Cyclone Amphan


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Cyclone 'Amphan' likely to bring rains to Andaman & Nicobar, Odisha, West Bengal on May 16: IMD

The weather agency sent an alert to the NDRF and chief secretaries of eight states and union territories on Thursday about the brewing cyclone.
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NDRF plugs gas leak as PM takes stock of crisis

The Centre rushed a chemical and biological team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) from Pune to Visakhapatnam where at least 11 people died after a gas leak from a polymer plant.
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Centre sends NDRF team to Visakhapatnam after gas leak


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Eight dead, over 1000 hospitalised in gas leakage at chemical plant in Visakhapatnam

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Covid-19 fight: Govt has Rs 60k crore war chest in disaster funds

The Centre has a war chest of more than Rs 60,000 crore to fight the Covid-19 pandemic — Rs 30,000 crore is already available in state disaster relief funds (SDRF) while allocation of a similar..
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States can use Rs 29,000 cr SDRF fund for food, shelter to migrant workers: MHA


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Home Ministry asks states to set up relief camps for migrant workers, use SDRF funds


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Corona outbreak now a ‘notified disaster’

With reports of confirmed coronavirus positive cases from states now touching 100 including two deaths (health ministry figures put the number of cases at 84), government on Saturday decided to treat..
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Coronavirus declared 'notified disaster' by Centre as positive cases climb to 84

The move by the Centre would enable the states to spend a larger chunk of funds from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) to fight the pandemic that has claimed two lives in the country so far.
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Centre declares coronavirus as 'notified disaster'

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Kerala yet to get additional flood assistance from NDRF: CM

The Kerala government on Wednesday said it was yet to receive additional assistance from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) to address the massive destruction caused by floods and landslides,..
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Cyclone 'Bulbul': Heavy rainfall lashes Odisha coast, Kolkata airport closed for 12 hours

The cyclone has uprooted hundreds of trees in various districts. The NDRF, ODRAF, police and fire personnel are engaged in clearing the roads of the uprooted trees in these areas.
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NDRF deploys 16 teams to deal with cyclonic situation in West Bengal, Odisha

Earlier on Friday, the IMD said that 'Cyclone Bulbul' formed over the Bay of Bengal has intensified and is set to head towards West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts. Following which the NDRF on Friday..
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Karnataka: NDRF, SDRF release funds for flood victims

The SDRF has released Rs three hundred and three crores while the NDRF has released a total of Rs eight hundred ninety-seven crores.
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Bihar Floods: Centre announces advance release of Rs 613 crore disaster fund

The Central government has approved the advance release of Rs 400 crore from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) and Rs 213.75 of Centre's share of SDRF for Bihar.
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Bihar floods: Over 10,000 people saved in Patna, says NDRF

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29 die in Bihar rains, deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi and kin rescued three days later

Sources told Zee Media that 32 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) have been pressed into service for relief and rescue operations
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Bihar Rains: 19 NDRF teams deployed in 14 districts to tackle floods

The NDRF said that Bihar is battling floods yet again this monsoon season.
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Bihar rains: Death toll mounts to 19, several NDRF teams deployed for rescue operations

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Heavy rain lashes Pune, death toll mounts to 9, two NDRF teams on rescue ops

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Andhra boat capsize: 9 dead, 27 rescued; Jagan does aerial survey, search on for missing

The chief minister has announced Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia for the bereaved families and also directed National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Navy and ONGC helicopters to carry out the rescue operations..
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Andhra Pradesh: At least 12 drown as boat capsizes in Godavari river, Navy's Dornier joins search and rescue

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