DDR Updates

Nov 5, 2017: बागमती नदी में नाव पलटने से दो दर्जन डूबे, तीन महिलाओं की मौत

समस्तीपुर : बागमती नदी में नाव पलटने से नाव पर सवार दो दर्जन से अधिक लोग नदी में डूब गए है। इस हादसे में तीन लोगों की डूबने से मौत हो गई है। जानकारी के अनुसार नाव पर सवार लोग मवेशी का चारा लाने और खेतों में काम करने जा रहे थे। इसी क्रम में शिवाजीनगर प्रखंड के मधुरापुर स्थित धर्मपुर घाट पर रविवार की सुबह बागमती नदी में हुई नाव दुर्घटना में दो दर्जन से अधिक लोग डूब गये। ग्रामीणों की मदद से अब तक आठ लोगों को नदी से बाहर निकाला गया है। वहीं, इस हादसे में तीन महिलाओ की मौत हो गयी है। डूबने से बचाये गए पांच लोगों का चिकित्सा प्राथमिक स्वास्थ्य केंद्र में चल रहा है। अन्य डूबे लोगों की तलाश लगातार की जा रही है।

Begusarai: 3 killed in stampede in Kartik Purnima celebrations :Nov 04, 2017

Three people have been killed and ten others injured in a stampede at Kartik Purnima celebrations in Bihar’s Begusarai district. A large number of people had turned up at Simaria ghat on the banks of the Ganga in Begusarai to take holy dip on the occasion of Kartik Purnima. (TOI).

Bihar boat tragedy: At least 25 dead.Patna(Bihar) 14-01-2017

At least 25 dead in Patna boat capsize tragedy.Around 40 people were said to be on board the country boat when it capsized near NIT ghat on Saturday evening. The overcrowded boat capsized when returning from a kite flying festival organised as part of the Makar Sankranti celebrations by the state Tourism Department.Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of the victims of the Bihar boat tragedy that left more than 25 persons dead.

Kanpur train tragedy: Death toll reaches a staggering 133, frantic search for survivors continue:22-11-2016

At least 133 passengers were killed while more than 180 persons were injured, out of which nearly 50 are reported to be grievously wounded, in the worst train accident in recent years when 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Pukhrayan of Kanpur Dehat district in Uttar Pradesh yesterday due to suspected rail fracture. Confirming the toll, District magistrate of Kanpur Dehat said, 104 bodies have been identified so far. Most of the affected passengers of the Indore-Patna Express belong to Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. Director General, NDRF R.K. Pachnanda said, rescue and relief operations are in full swing at the accident site. NDRF, police force and civil administration were engaged in relief work on war footing. Army is also assisting in rescue and other relief work. Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered a high level inquiry into the accident.

दरभंगा में कमला नदी में श्रद्धालुओं से भरी नाव पलटी, 15 डूबे : 03-10-2016

दरभंगा में बिरौल की कमरकला पंचायत के कोयलाजान गांव में रविवार की दोपहर कमला नदी में श्रद्धालुओं से भरी नाव पलट गयी। ग्रामीणों ने मशक्कत के बाद आठ लोगों को बाहर निकाला। इसमें चार महिलाओं की मौत हो गयी। वहीं चार लोगों की हालत गंभीर बनी है। नाव पर करीब 15 लोग सवार थे, जिनमें अधिकतर महिलाएं थीं। नाव सवार लोग नदी के उस पार स्थित भगवती स्थान से पूजा कर गांव लौट रहे थे।पूजा कर अपने गांव कोयलाजान लौटने के दौरान कमला नदी की तेज धारा में फंसकर नाव पलट गयी। नाव पलटते देख नदी के किनारे खड़े ग्रामीण सवारों को बचाने के लिए पानी में कूद पड़े। काफी मशक्कत के बाद आठ लोगों को नदी से बाहर निकाला गया।

Flood Updates:

Ganga was flowing above danger mark at six places in various parts of three districts – Digha ghat, Gandhi ghat, Hathidah in Patna, Bhagalpur and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, Munger district and Buxar district. The districts which are witnessing flood-like situation included – Patna, Vaishali, Buxar, Bhojpur, Saran, Begusarai, Samastipur, Lakhisarai, Khagaria, Munger, Bhagalpur and Katihar, the disaster management department statement said. Around 15,000 people are sheltered in 82 relief camps after being evacuated from flood affected areas, it said adding that all camps have the facilities of medical team with medicines.

High Alert in Bihar over 'Cyclone Phailin',India:18-04-2016

The state government has sounded high alert keeping in view the Cyclone 'Phailin', a cyclonic storm likely to hit Odisha coast on Saturday.The Metrological department has also predicted heavy rainfall accompanied by strong winds.

Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude ,South America:18-04-2014

The toll from the big earthquake in Ecuador rose to 246 dead and 2,527 people injured. Rescuers in Ecuador burrowed through deep rubble in an increasingly desperate attempt to find survivors of an earthquake.

7.0 rocker from Myanmar hits eastern India:13-04-2016

Big quake rocks,strong tremors were felt in India's eastern part on Wednesday.An earthquake measuring 7.0 had struck Myanmar, a country to the east of India. An Earthquake with magnitude 6.9 occurred near Monywa, Myanmar at 13:55:17.80 UTC on Apr 13, 2016

Fire breaks out at garment factory in Bhiwandi(Mumbai),India:12-04-2016

A massive fire broke out on Tuesday morning at a garment factory in Bhiwandi city of Thane district in Maharashtra. People are feared to be trapped in the building. Five fire tenders reached the spot and the rescue operation has begun. The fire broke out at the ground floor of the four-storey complex. No casualty has been reported so far.

Strong Earthquake magnitude of 6.6 across South Asia:10-04-2016

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck South Asia on Sunday, shaking buildings in Pakistan, Afghanistan and India, witnesses and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and injuring several people in at least one Pakistani city.

Huge Fire in Puttingal Temple at Kollam:Kerala(India) on 10-04-2016

A major explosion and fire swept through a temple in Kollam in Kerala on Sunday,because of poor security arrangements and lax safety standards. killing 86 people after families and others had gathered for a fireworks display. More than 250 others were injured in the fire that engulfed the temple complex where hundreds had come together during the night for a festival celebrated in Kerala state marking the Hindu new year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed shock at the disaster.

Kolkata flyover collapse:31-03-2016

At least 14 people were killed and several injured after an under-construction flyover collapsed in North Kolkata near Ganesh Talkies (Girish Park) on Thursday afternoon. Several are still trapped under the debris.The location of the bridge is in a densely populated locality in BarraBazar.

Major Earthquake on 25-04-2015

A major earthquake of M 7.9 magnitude was felt in many states of North India including Bihar.Epicenter of the Earthquake was in Lamjung(Near Pokhra) in Nepal.More details awaited....

Bihar storm

40 dead, over 80 injured in Bihar storm.The storm hit Purnia, Madhepura, Saharsa, Madhubani, Samastipur, Darbhanga and Samastipur uprooting several thousand trees, damaging power lines and destroying thousands of huts and standing crops of maize, wheat and pulses.

Road Accidents

Single biggest peacetime killer of soldiers. Road accidents in India have been biggest killers not only to common citizen but also of Indian soldiers in the line of their duty. Every year road accidents claim lives of around 300 soldiers, which is bigger in number than those killed on borders or in counter terror operations. This is a matter of serious concern.
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Flood Threat-Kashmir

Heavy rains derail life in Kashmir Valley and trigger flood threat .7 months after the devastating floods, Kashmir valley is facing yet another flood following incessant rains with river Jhelum in spate at several places. Jammu & Kashmir government has declared flood alert in Kashmir valley as Jhelum river crossed danger level in Srinagar and Sangam area of south Kashmir.


SDRF observed it's first Raising day on 10th march 2015.The programme was inaugurated by Hon'ble CM-cum-Chairman,BSDMA,Shri Nitish Kumar at Bihta,Patna(BIHAR)

WCDRR 2015

The United Nations General Assembly Resolution (A/RES/67/209) decided to hold the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015 in Japan, welcoming the offer of Japan to host it. At the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in May 2013, the Government of Japan announced it would host the World Conference in Sendai. The proposed dates are 14-18 March 2015. The UN General Assembly will decide on how the World Conference will be organized by the end of 2013. The 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in March 2015 is expected to attract around 8,000 participants with several thousand more participating in public-related events linked to the World Conference.
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