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Documenting the Deluge: Here's why this teacher from Kerala wrote a book on the 2018 floods  

The lack of information during previous such disasters in Kerala bothered Balan, who decided to write a book rooted in policy and facts in order to guide future attempts at flood management

Published on 29th November 2021
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Cannot ignore performance of students from other boards: DU VC Yogesh Singh admits that current admission system has issues

Singh said that DU would open for practicals for all batches very soon. However, he said that for theory classes there was a problem as the disaster management Act allows only 50 per cent capacity

Published on 27th November 2021
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HC asks Kerala Public Service Commission to help candidates who missed tests due to recent disasters

KPSC told the court that it was vigilant and had many times in the past, rescheduled the examinations in the wake of natural disasters

Published on 3rd November 2021
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Gandhi with Gen Z: Why this 26-year-old from Bengaluru is besotted with Gandhi's vision of Sarvodaya

Dilip C S is currently pursuing PhD in Disaster Management and he claims that it was Gandhian values that influenced him to choose his career path

Published on 2nd October 2021
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Bihar schoolbus with 38 kids submerged in water pit caused by cyclone Gulab, but locals manage to save every single one

The villagers said the bus was completely submerged in the water and everything could have turned into a major disaster

Published on 1st October 2021
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Schools in Delhi reopen amid strict COVID-19 safety guidelines 

There are about seven lakh students in government schools from Classes IX to XII, but owing to Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) guidelines, 50 per cent students per classroom are allowed

Published on 1st September 2021
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Adolescents likely to get ZyCoV-D COVID vaccine after a month, say health experts

Recently, a committee of experts under the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) warned of the third COVID-19 wave that could peak around October

Published on 23rd August 2021
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Kerala's youth action force will soon see a leap in number of volunteers

The number of volunteers will go up from the present 2750 to 15,000 in the current financial year

Published on 26th July 2021
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Disaster Management will be taught as a compulsory subject in colleges of Odisha to prepare everyone for challenges posed by cyclones

The cabinet had said everyone in the state should be well prepared to face the challenges posed by disasters, such as frequent cyclones and also the COVID pandemic

Published on 24th July 2021
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Meet the Bengaluru 'radio man' who's teaching thousands of students about ham radio, Morse code 

Thought that radio comms were obsolete in the age of the smartphone? Well, next time there's a disaster, you should know who may just end up saving lives

Published on 16th June 2021
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China's new generation meteorological satellite to be used for environment and disaster monitoring

The new satellite will further strengthen China's observation and response capability of small and medium scale disaster events and provide information security services for a range of sectors

Published on 3rd June 2021
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This disaster-response network's young volunteers help people register on CoWIN and get the vax shot across 13 states

Set up in 1994, the Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society has been working with communities to respond to major disasters

Published on 12th May 2021
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A 13 KL Oxygen plant relocated to Kozhikode Medical College to accommodate increasing COVID cases

The 13KL plant from the PK Steel Complex was re-located to the Medical College compound. This was following the order of the District Collector under the Disaster Management Act

Published on 10th May 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: It's time to really panic because the glaciers are melting and how!

In today's #TBT, we attempt to shed light on an environmental disaster that is happening faster than we expected — the melting of the glaciers. Like the one in Montana, USA. Urgent attention needed! 

Published on 10th May 2021
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Free vaccine to everyone including those above 18 years in Chandigarh

According to the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA), the night curfew will continue from 6 pm to 5 am every day along with a complete weekend curfew

Published on 4th May 2021

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