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Sep 27, 2018
Nigeria floods: 199 people killed, 286,119 homeless after Niger and Benue rivers overflow, says disaster management agencyA national disaster has been declared in Nigeria's Kogi, where the Niger and Benue rivers meet, along with Delta and Anambra in the south.
Aug 27, 2018
Kerala, After The Floods: Denying aid to disaster-struck state is cruelty; India should see flaws in govt policyIf national pride is indeed the reason behind rejecting foreign aid for Kerala, it should be the person and the community that is affected by the disastrous floods that should determine whether or not their honour is dented in accepting assistance
Aug 22, 2018
In flood-hit Kerala, controversy erupts over who pays for food grains; Centre says settling bills not a priorityAs the issue turned controversial, Ram Vilas Paswan said that Kerala will not be charged for the food grains provided as relief material amid the floods.
Aug 21, 2018
Centre declares Kerala floods ‘Level-3’ calamity; demand to call it ‘national disaster’ either ignorance or mischiefA Level-3 tag for the Kerala floods means that the Centre must help the state with its personnel and funds, which the Narendra Modi government has already begun to do.
Aug 20, 2018
Do Kerala floods qualify as national disaster? Needless clamour over nomenclature takes away from vital relief workThere has been a collective appeal by the Left government in Kerala and the Congress to the Centre for declaring the recent Kerala floods as a national disaster.
Aug 05, 2017
West Bengal floods: Mamata Banerjee may write to Centre to declare deluge a national disasterThe Mamata Banerjee government is likely to write a letter to the Centre to declare the recent floods in West Bengal a national disaster.
May 20, 2017
Goa bridge collapse: Rescue operation called off as chances of tracing more bodies become bleakFollowing the recent Goa bridge tragedy across Sanvordem River, rescuers felt that further rescue operations would be futile; hence, Goa administration has called off search and rescue operations.
Jul 23, 2016
Assam floods claim two lives, Kaziranga National Park inundatedOne person died in North Lakhimpur town of Lakhimpur district and another at Mayong in Morigaon district, Assam State Disaster Management Authority said.
May 13, 2016
SC directs Centre to release MGNREGA funds, pay damages to farmersThe Supreme Court asked the Centre to release all necessary funds for MGNREGA scheme to the States and directed it to pay compensation for delayed wages to the farmers in drought-affected areas.
Apr 27, 2015
Nepal earthquake: India launches national disaster helpline 1078India on Monday launched a national disaster helpline 1078 as it intensified relief and rescue operations in earthquake-hit Nepal by deploying more aircraft and military helicopters which have brought back over 5,400 people from the Himalayan nation.