Articles tagged under: NDRF

Over 3500 shifted, 500 rescued, total rain-related death figure of season reaches 29: Relief Commissioner of Gujarat

July 17, 2018
Over 3500 shifted, 500 rescued, total rain-related death figure of season reaches 29: Relief Commissioner of Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Over 3500 people in rain affected areas of Gujarat have been shifted to safer places while over 500 rescued/evacuated by NDRF alone in last 24 hours and the accumulated death figures this monsoon has reached 29 with recovery of the body of a 19 year old boy in Rajkot today, relief commissioner Manoj Kothari said. He also said that 20 NDRF teams are present in Gujarat. They have rescued over 400 people in South Gujarat and around 100 in Saurashtra in last 24 hours. ...Read More

NDRF teams rescue/evacuate over 80 people in rain ravaged Junagadh/Gir Somnath, body of washed away youth also recovered

July 17, 2018
NDRF teams rescue/evacuate over 80 people in rain ravaged Junagadh/Gir Somnath, body of washed away youth also recovered

Gandhinagar: NDRF teams have rescued/evacuated over 80 people today in rain-ravaged Junagadh and Gir Somnath district while the body of a youth washed away in rain-water last evening has also been recovered by it. The NDRF teams have rescued/evacuated 25 people in Maliya taluka of Junagadh, 53 in Vasuj and 6 in Sonpar of Una taluka of Gir Somnath district. Another NDRF team has recovered the body of one Devendra B Chavda, who was washed away with his bike last evening in Bhupgadh villag...Read More

Water level in Ambika rising; low lying areas on river bank in Navsari district alerted

July 12, 2018
Water level in Ambika rising; low lying areas on river bank in Navsari district alerted

Navsari: Due to heavy rainfall in upstream areas, level of water in river Ambika which flows through Navsari district and city is rising. One NDRF team has been kept on standby mode for relocation and rescue work if need arise. There's flood in Aji river in Rajkot city due to swelling of tributary Khokhadadadi following heavy rain in upstream Gondal and Kotda Sangani talukas of Rajkot district. Villages in low lying area on the bank of river Ambika such as Bigri, Mendhar, Masa, Vaghrech,...Read More

NDRF evacuates passengers from stranded Vadodara Express

July 10, 2018
NDRF evacuates passengers from stranded Vadodara Express

Mumbai: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has mobilized its resources to the vulnerable locations across the country. To mitigate the impact of the disasters which may be triggered due to heavy rains during the monsoon season, NDRF has deployed its rescue and relief teams in vulnerable areas across the country. The deployment has been made with keeping in view the vulnerability profile of the reason and in consultation with the state/local administration. Due to incessant rain in...Read More

Over 55,000 shifted, death toll reaches 126, More NDRF teams to arrive

July 27, 2017
Over 55,000 shifted, death toll reaches 126, More NDRF teams to arrive

Gandhinagar: Even as an estimated over 55000 people have been shifted to safer places in flood affected areas with more than 6000 including 1400 in Ahmedabad in last 24 hours, the death toll in the flood/rain caused incidents have also increased officially to 126 of which maximum 42 have been reported from worst hit Banaskantha district. Revenue secretary Pankaj Kumar today said that of the 126 deaths since June 1, 72 were those who were either washed away in floods or dr...Read More

1500 shifted to safer places, 100 rescued, 3 dead, 11 NDRF teams on alert: Gujarat govt

July 15, 2017
1500 shifted to safer places, 100 rescued, 3 dead, 11 NDRF teams on alert: Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: Following are the latest authentic details regarding heavy rain and flood situation in Gujarat shared by Principal Secretary of Revenue department, Government of Gujarat Pankaj Kumar. - 11 talukas in Gujarat witnessed over 125 mm rain in Gujarat in last 24 hours.Highest was in Chotila 450 mm and Tankara 340 mm. - Two persons are dead due to lightning while one is dead due to collapse of wall. - 1320 persons were shifted to safer places in Tankara while 250 from the bank of...Read More

NDRF rescues 18 during separate operations in Morbi district in Gujarat

July 01, 2017
NDRF rescues 18 during separate operations in Morbi district in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: During the heavy to very heavy downpour in some parts of North Gujarat and Saurashtra today, a total of 18 people have so far been rescued. All the 18 people were rescued by the NDRF in Tankara taluka of Morbi district. 11 people including 9 children, one women and one man were rescued from a water flooded slum like locality in Khara area during a single operation. Relief Commissioner Ajay Shah said that 1 team each in Surat and Rajkot were present. The...Read More

1100 shifted to safer locations in 96 hours by NDRF teams

July 31, 2015
1100 shifted to safer locations in 96 hours by NDRF teams

Gandhinagar 16 teams of NDRF in last 96 hours shifted over 1100 persons to safer locations in flood hit districts of Banaskantha, Patan and Kutch. Madical and para medical teams of NDRF have distributed free medicines and given primary treatment to flood victims. The NDRF teams are equipped with deep diving set, boats and swimmers. NDRF jawans have distributed 5,000 food packets. 6 other teams of NDRF have shifted 600 people to safe location in Jhalor district of Rajasthan. These de...Read More

300 NDRF personnel, 3 choppers deployed in Gujarat

July 29, 2015
300 NDRF personnel, 3 choppers deployed in Gujarat

New Delhi Nearly 300 NDRF personnel and three helicopters have been deployed for rescue and relief operations in Gujarat where incessant rains have claimed 22 lives. Home Minister Rajnath Singh today spoke to Chief Minister Anandiben Patel to assess the flood situation in the state. Singh assured Patel full central assistance to tackle the situation. "Seven NDRF teams (around 300 personnel) are already deployed for the rescue operations and four more teams from Pune have been rushed....Read More

Unique issue that NDRF teams face while rescue in north Gujarat

July 29, 2015

Ahmedabad NDRF teams that are conducting rescue operations in flood-hit areas of north Gujarat face unique problem of Prosopis juliflora or Gando baval trees. It is because this tree is everywhere located parallel to highways in north Gujarat and its thorns has potential to puncture the rescue boats. The NDRF had to be extra cautious due to this while conducting rescue operation at flood-affected Zerda village in north Gujarat. Prosopis julifora, or Gando Baval as it is commonly known ...Read More

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