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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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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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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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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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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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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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This organisation has been helping school children be prepared for disasters. Check out how they've been doing this 

The Foundation for Development Action has been working for decades to make the children of Kerala safer from natural and man-made disasters. We find out out more about 

Published on 20th January 2021
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IIIT Hyderabad, National Disaster Management Authority develop 'RVS Primer' to estimate damage during earthquake

While disaster management has hitherto followed a relief-centric approach, the RVS Primer will assist in a more mitigation- and preparedness-centric approach

Published on 16th October 2020
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Ensure no migrant resorts to walking to reach their destination: Centre to States

The MHA had on May 1 and May 5 also issued such SOPs which are conferred under the Disaster Management Act allowing movement of persons by train

Published on 19th May 2020
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Will burn your books if you don't pay up: Delhi landlords threaten students to pay rent for Lockdown period

The central government has also issued an order under the Disaster Management Act that has asked landlords to stop demanding rent 

Published on 18th April 2020
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Spitting in public now an offence under the Disaster Management Act: MHA

The directives shall be implemented by district magistrates through fines and penal action given under the Disaster Management Act, 2005

Published on 15th April 2020
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Living in a disaster-prone area? Here's how to be prepared

Living in a disaster-prone area is even worse because the risks of natural disasters happening are twice bigger. And, you need to be ready at all times

Published on 24th February 2020
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Nearly 70% of people in Kerala unaware of emergency kits, disaster preparedness

The survey coducted by Kerala State Literacy Mission was aimed at assessing the public's scientific knowledge on climate change, disaster management and environment-friendly lifestyle

Published on 14th October 2018

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