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  • Report on Water Resource Management

    Why in News Recently, a report was tabled in Rajya Sabha by the Standing Committee on Water Resources. The report is titled “Flood...

    06 Aug 2021 Disaster Management

  • Cloudbursts

    Why in News Recently, cloudbursts have been reported from several places in India. Key Points About: Cloudbursts are short-duration, intense...

    30 Jul 2021 Disaster Management

  • Landslide and Flash Floods

    Why in News Recently, heavy rains caused flash floods and landslides in many parts of Himachal Pradesh. Key Points Landslide: About: A...

    16 Jul 2021 Disaster Management

  • Incidents of Lightning

    Why in News Recently, thirty people were killed in separate incidents of lightning in various parts of the country. Lightning is the biggest...

    13 Jul 2021 Disaster Management

  • 7th Edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium

    Why in News Recently, the 7th edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) was hosted by the French Navy at Réunion island. It is a...

    02 Jul 2021 Disaster Management

  • Overlapping Hazards

    This article is based on “Managing Risks From Overlapping Hazards” which was published in The Indian Express on 13/06/2021. It talks...

    14 Jun 2021 Disaster Management

  • Section 51 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005

    Why in News Recently, the former Chief Secretary of West Bengal was served a show cause notice by the Home Ministry under Section 51 of the Disaster...

    03 Jun 2021 Disaster Management

  • Cyclone Yaas

    Why in News Recently, cyclone Yaas made landfall south of Balasore in Odisha. Earlier, another cyclonic storm named ‘Cyclone Tauktae’...

    29 May 2021 Disaster Management

  • Cyclone Tauktae

    Why in News Recently, Cyclone Tauktae made landfall in Gujarat. The cyclone has left a trail of destruction as it swept through the coastal...

    18 May 2021 Disaster Management

  • Lack of Fire Safety in India

    Why in News Over the past year, there have been deadly fires in hospital buildings, including those treating Covid-19 patients. The National...

    04 May 2021 Disaster Management

  • State Disaster Response Fund

    Why in News Recently, the Centre has released the first instalment of the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) to States, in the wake of the second...

    03 May 2021 Disaster Management

  • Assam Earthquake

    Why in News Recently, a powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale jolted Assam and other parts of Northeast. According to the...

    29 Apr 2021 Disaster Management

  • Disaster Management Act, 2005 Invoked

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Home Affairs invoked Disaster Management Act, 2005 (DM Act) and ordered free inter-state movement of oxygen...

    23 Apr 2021 Disaster Management

  • Mullaperiyar Dam

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Mullaperiyar Dam Supervisory Committee to issue directions on issues concerning the...

    17 Mar 2021 Disaster Management

  • Dams and Destruction

    Introduction About: A dam is a structure built across a river or stream to hold back water. Over the centuries dams have been built using...

    16 Mar 2021 Disaster Management

  • Changing Climate and Deglaciation: A Warning Call

    This article is based on “Climate and Consciousness” which was published in The Hindu on 04/03/2021. It talks about the impacts of...

    05 Mar 2021 Disaster Management

  • Airline Mapping of Ocean Floor

    Why in News The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) is planning to conduct airline mapping of Andaman and Nicobar Islands...

    26 Feb 2021 Disaster Management

  • Chamoli Flash Floods

    This article is based on “Rethinking run-of-the-river hydro projects” which was published in The Hindustan Times on 11/02/2021. It...

    11 Feb 2021 Disaster Management

  • NDMA Guidelines to Tackle Glacial Bursts

    Why in News A Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) is suspected to have caused the flash floods in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. In October...

    10 Feb 2021 Disaster Management

  • Uttarakhand Flash Flood

    Why in News Recently, a glacial break in the Tapovan-Reni area of Chamoli District of Uttarakhand led to massive Flash Flood in Dhauli Ganga and...

    08 Feb 2021 Disaster Management

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