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National Disaster Response Force:
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is a specialised force constituted "for the purpose of specialist 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.


Punjab residents rely on NDRF as state administration's help delayed

Since Friday, the overflowing water from the river has entered the villages and destroyed acres of farmland
DNA - Published

Floods continue to wreak havoc in Bihar as 11 killed in 24 hours

16 teams of NDRF, seven of SDRF pressed into service, nearly 1.25 lakh people rescued
DNA - Published

Videos for National Disaster Response Force

Flood and wall collapse in Mumbai kills 13 [Video]Flood and wall collapse in Mumbai kills 13

At least thirteen people are dead after heavy rains cause floods and a wall collapse in the Indian city of Mumbai, while at least six have been killed in a similar situation in Pune. Rough cut - no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published


Over 11,000 people rescued from flood-affected states till now: NDRF

More than 11,000 people have been rescued by the National Disaster Response Force from various states affected by floods and heavy rains, an NDRF spokesperson said on Wednesday. The force has deployed..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mumbai building crash: How crowd and chaos made life difficult for rescuers

The site of the building crash in south Mumbai's congested Dongri area was crowded and chaotic as hundreds of onlookers created hurdles in the rescue operation even as NDRF and civic personnel attacked..
DNA - Published

Mumbai building collapse: Two dead, many feared trapped

Two people were killed when a multi-storey building collapsed in south Mumbai's Dongri area on Tuesday morning. Many people are said to be trapped inside the structure as the rescue operations..
IndiaTimes - Published

119 NDRF teams deployed for rescue, relief operations in flood-hit areas

IndiaTimes - Published

Amit Shah directed officials to be high alert for floods; provide help to states

Home Minister Amit Shah Saturday directed the NDRF and all agencies dealing with flood rescue and relief operations to remain on high alert so that they can handle any situation arising out of the..
DNA - Published

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