September 21, 2017: The destructive M7.1 (magnitude 7.1 on the Richter Scale) earthquake that shook Mexico City occurred even as an international non-profit was conducting a safety drill in the Mexican capital.
September 21, 2017: Actress Salma Hayek has called for donations to help victims of Mexico's earthquake, the country's deadliest natural disaster since 1985.
New Delhi, September 02, 2017: The Capital’s oldest garbage dump site, the Ghazipur landfill, could not bear the weight of the trash it had been holding for over three decades and on Friday a portion of it came crashing down, killing two people.
Shillong, September 02, 2017: The South West Khasi Hills disaster management authority organised a one-day programme for differently-abled students and teachers of Lynti Jingkyrmen School at the DC office in Mawkyrwat on Thursday.
Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India (September 12, 2017): The High Court has directed the government to inform it about the follow-up action with regard to the decisions taken by the state disaster management authority (SDMA) on disaster management in the state.
New Delhi, September 07, 2017: The Supreme Court has said that the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) should give special attention to children during a disaster as they were the "most vulnerable victims" of such occurrences.
Hyderabad, September 08, 2017: ‘Pralay Sahayam’, a conceptualized Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise supported by the TS Government in conjunction with the armed forces and other agencies will be conducted at Hussain Sagar Lake on Sept. 23.
London, September 07, 2016: The GSMA today announced the launch of its Disaster Response Innovation Fund to spur development of mobile technology solutions to assist and empower people and communities affected by humanitarian emergencies, and to strengthen disaster prevention, preparedness and response. The Fund is backed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and supported by the GSMA and its members.
August 26, 2017: Hurricane Harvey has weakened since it hit South Texas head-on late Friday but forecasters say water levels will still rise as torrential rain and blasting winds continue over the next days.
Shillong, August 25, 2017: A review meeting of all the district heads of offices in South West Garo Hills district connected with disaster management was convened by the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) at DRDA Conference Hall in Ampati on Thursday evening,