National Disaster Response Force

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will provide 18 self-contained specialist search and rescue teams of 45 personnel each including engineers, technicians, electricians, dog squads (Search and rescue dog) and medical paramedics. The total strength of each battalion is approximately 1,149. All the ten battalions are being equipped and trained to combat all natural disasters including four battalions in combating radiological, nuclear (nuclear disaster), biological (biological hazard) and Bhopal disaster chemical

administering medical first response and distributing medicines to the flood victims. On 26 Jan 2010 a five-storied under-construction residential building collapsed at Bellary, Karnataka with about 50 people trapped under the huge debris. 3 rescue teams (102 personnel) of NDRF Bn Pune promptly airlifted to Bellary and NDRF personnel carried out round the clock operation with the help of search & rescue equipments and dogs for 09 days.In the meticulously carried out operation under huge

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commendable performance during various disasters including the drowning cases (Drowning), building collapses (Structural failure), landslides, devastating floods (floods) and Cyclones. NDRF has saved 133,192 human lives and retrieved 276 dead bodies of disaster victims in 73 response operations in the country. Some of the major response operations of NDRF as below: '''2007''' * Flood in Bhavnagar, Gujarat – 3–5 July 2007 –Rescued 291 people; distributed 3,750 food packets * Flood

in Rajkot, Gujarat – 3–5 July 2007 –Rescued 291 people; distributed 3,750 food packets '''2008''' * Building collapse (Hotel Shakunt) in Ahmedabad, Gujarat – 3–5 Feb 2008 – Saved 10 people & recovered 6 dead bodies * Flood in Lakhimpur, Assam – 14 June – 20 July 2008 – Rescued 2,500 civilians * Flood in Dhemaji, Assam – 16 June – 31 July 2008 –Rescued 600 people * Flood in Lakhimpur, Assam – 21 July – 4 Aug 2008 – Evacuated 2,000 people * 2008 Bihar flood Kosi breach

in Bihar – 20 Aug 2008 –Saved over 105,000 people including women, children & aged; distributed medicines and water bottles * Flood in Lakhimpur, Assam – 31 Aug – 9 Sep 2008 –Saved 750 people * Flood in Puri, Cuttack, Kendrapara & Jagatsinghpur, Orissa – Sept 2008 – Saved over 1,000 people * Flood in Kamrup, Assam – 28 Sep 2008 –Saved 350 people * Flood in Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu – 26–30 Nov 2008 – Saved 773 people * Flood in Chennai, Tamil Nadu – 26 Nov – 2 Dec 2008


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– Rescued 1,550 people '''2009''' * Cyclone Aila (24 Pargana North & South, West Bengal) – 25 May – 10 June 2009 –Rescued 2,000 people; distribution of medicine to 30,000 victims & food packets to 16,000 homeless victims * Flood in Barpeta, Assam – 27 May 2009 – Saved 300 people * Flood in Junagarh and Porbandar, Gujarat – 16–29 July 2009 – Saved 2,225 people * Flood in Kasarkode, Kannur and Ernakulam, Kerala – 17–24 July 2009 – Saved 180 people * Flood in Sitamarhi, Bihar (Bagmati breach) – 2–9 Aug 2009 – Rescued 1,034 people; distributed medicines to 831 victims * Flood in Howrah & Hooghly, West Bengal – 8–14 Sep 2009 – Rescue 675 people * Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka Floods – Oct 2009 – Saved 10,659 people '''2010''' * Building collapse at Bellary, Karnataka – 27 Jan 2010 – Saved 20 human lives and recovered 27 dead bodies * Flood in Guwahati, Assam – 20–25 April 2010 – Saved 300 human lives * Cyclone LAILA in Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka – 18 May 2010 '''2013''' *Cyclone Phailin in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha etc. - The battalions of the army and navy were used to evacuate people. During the Kosi beach in Bihar (2008 Bihar flood) in August 2008, which was declared a national calamity by Prime Minister (Prime Minister of India) Shri Manmohan Singh, Category:Disaster preparedness in India Category:Natural disasters in India Category:Ministry of Home Affairs (India) Category:Government agencies of India Category:Government agencies established in 2006 Category:Organisations based in Delhi


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Today Top Stories, News - India Today publisher Indiatoday.intoday.in date 2009-05-25 accessdate 2013-06-19 During the operations NDRF personnel rescued around 2,000 trapped persons and distributed 50 truckloads of relief materials to the affected people. On 1 Oct 2009 in the wake of worsening flood situations in the States of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, the State Government of both the states sent their requests for deployment of National Disaster Response Force


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village volunteers, local people, students, State Police, and also Central and State Govt. personnel participated in the programme. NDRF also conducts regular mock exercises on various disasters like cyclone, flood, earthquake, NBC emergencies, mass causality management etc. Participation in such exercises on the one hand improve the professionalism of NDRF personnel to tackle the real emergency situations and on the other provides an opportunity to interact with various State Government

Maidan, Patna – 22–24 March 2010 * Participation in TATPAR 2010 (Mega-Exhibition on disaster management organized by Disaster Management Department of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai) at Shivaji Park, Mumbai – 26–27 Feb 2010 References External links * Official website * National Disaster Management Authority, Government of India, website


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NDRF rescued tens of thousands persons marooned in the floods at these two States and distributed over 40 quintals of food and drinking water. The medical teams of NDRF at these districts administering medical first response and distributing medicines to the flood victims. On 26 Jan 2010 a five-storied under-construction residential building collapsed at Bellary, Karnataka with about 50 people trapped under the huge debris


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Rs 1000 cr for flood-hit Bihar: PM - The Times of India publisher Timesofindia.indiatimes.com date 2008-08-28 accessdate 2013-06-19

, Kerala and Assam . On 25 May 2009 Cyclone Aila hit West Bengal coast with a fury unprecedented in recent history. It took at least 94 lives, seven of them in Kolkata, and affected over 40 lakh people. More than six lakh houses were destroyed completely or damaged partially. NDRF promptly responded to the devastating

situation and 600 personnel of NDRF with 84 boats and other rescue equipments started rescue and relief operations at cyclone affected areas of district 24 Pargana North and South of West Bengal.


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components of proactive approach on Disaster Management (Emergency management). In case of any disaster, the local population is the actual first responder. It may take some time for the district state administration to mobilise rescue teams, including police, fire personnel etc. If the local people is properly sensitised about the precautions and preventive actions to be taken in case of any calamity (Disaster), the loss of life and damage to property can be drastically reduced. Thus

village volunteers, local people, students, State Police, and also Central and State Govt. personnel participated in the programme. NDRF also conducts regular mock exercises on various disasters like cyclone, flood, earthquake, NBC emergencies, mass causality management etc. Participation in such exercises on the one hand improve the professionalism of NDRF personnel to tackle the real emergency situations and on the other provides an opportunity to interact with various State Government


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(NDRF) for rescue and relief operations. NDMA (National Disaster Management Authority (India)) mobilised 963 flood rescue trained personnel (including some deep divers) and 308 inflatable motorised boats from 05 NDRF Bns located at Arakkonam (Chennai), Pune, Mundali (Orissa), Greater Noida and Bhatinda. and airlifted on 2–3 Oct 2009 in Air Force (Indian Air Force) IL-76 and AN-32 aircraft from nearest Air Force bases and Civil Airports. The rescue personnel deployed

National Disaster Response Force

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The '''National Disaster Response Force''' ('''NDRF''') is a disaster response agency under National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) created by the Ministry of Home Affairs (Ministry of Home Affairs (India)), Government of India. It was established in 2009 in Delhi, for disaster management and specialised response to natural (natural disaster) and man-made disasters (Man-made hazard). Functioning at state and central-level under the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) based in Delhi, it consists of ten battalions of Central Armed Police Forces, including three each of the BSF (Border Security Force), CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force), and two each of the CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) and ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police).

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