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Kerala floods: Government has inherited 14-year policy of refusing foreign aid, says KJ Alphons 23.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The government is under fire for refusing aid for Kerala from countries like the UAE and Thailand.
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We inherited 14-yr-old policy of refusing foreign aid: Alphons 23.8.2018 Rediff: News
Alphons said this was a policy that was followed by the government since former prime minister Manmohan Singh had refused aid from foreign countries in 2004 during the devastating Tsunami.
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Earthquake measuring 6.6 jolts northeastern region of Indonesia 17.8.2018 Zee News : World
An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted the northeastern region of Indonesia on Friday.
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Indonesia quake kills at least 37 people, injures dozens 6.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Indonesia quake kills at least 37 people, injures dozens
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Strong winds in Atlantic create high waves off Indian coasts over 10,000 km away 27.4.2018 Zee News : India National
Alerts have been sent to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, besides Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep archipelago. 
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Strong winds in Atlantic create high waves off Indian coasts over 10K km away 27.4.2018 General News
Strong winds in the Atlantic Ocean, more than 10,000 kms from the Indian coasts, have given rise to high energy waves in the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal prompting the government to issue alerts for several states over last one week. Though, these high energy waves, which may rise up to 2-3 metres and are perilous, experts say, because of their capacity to breach the coast, did not cause any death, property and houses were destroyed, officials said. The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), a unit of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, issued 'swells' alerts to states including Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, besides Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep archipelago. Alerts were also issued to the coasts of Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat, officials said. In southern states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, relief camps were set up for people who left their dwellings fearing these waves could crash against their houses. In Kerala,
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Samvedna: IAF`s first composite HADR air exercise in South Asia begins from Monday 11.3.2018 Zee News : India National
IAF's first composite HADR air exercise in South Asia begins from March 12-17.
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Multilateral HADR Air Force exercise from March 12-17 10.3.2018 General News
The first Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise of the Indian Air Force in association with South Asian Region nations will be held off the coast of Kerala from March 12 to 17. The multilateral exercise named 'Samvedna' is the first composite HADR exercise in the South Asian Region and would involve representatives from air forces of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and the UAE, a defence release said here today. The objective of the exercise is to galvanise all stakeholders in synergising a unified HADR efforts, it said. The entire settings of the exercise is based on a scenario of a tsunami in the western coast of India originating from an earthquake in Makran subduction zone and resulting in post-tsunami disaster management along the western coast and western islands of India. According to the release, the exercise, hosted by the Southern Air Command, will provide a clear understanding of the scope, role and task, including challenges in air operations and ensure .
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India's insular dilemma in Maldives (Comment: Special to IANS) 8.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
One hopes that Indian diplomats and national-security managers are doing some serious soul-searching about how and why events spun, so swiftly, out of control in neighbouring Maldives.
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Aiming to be first Indian to traverse both Poles in a year 22.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
He aims to cross the Antarctica, not merely to become the first Indian to traverse both the poles -- North and South -- in under one year, but for a larger cause: Raising awareness about climate change.
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Odisha institute to train people on rescuing disaster victims 19.1.2018 General News
Odisha government would establish an institute for training people on how to rescue victims of natural disasters such as tsunamis, cyclones and floods. The State Institute of Disaster Management (SIDM), to be set up at Gothapatna here, will also conduct research activities related to disaster management, an officer of the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) said. Personnel of the fire brigade, the police, civil defence and volunteers who are engaged in rescue operations in the event of natural disasters would be given training at SIDM, said OSDMA Commissioner-cum-Secretary and Managing Director, B P Sethi. The decision to set up the institute was taken at the Governing Body meeting of OSDMA yesterday, under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary A P Padhi. Odisha has been a victim of several natural disasters during the course of the last few decades, including the Super Cyclone of 1999. Another project, the Early Warning Dissemination System, is almost in ..
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Force multiplier: Littoral mission 18.11.2017 Hindu: News
A potent strike force, Indian Navy also takes up humanitarian assistance and disaster relief work
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After the tsunami 15.11.2017 Hindu: Home
How the ‘Quad’ took shape after relief efforts in December 2004
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Eastern seaboard Navy’s biggest strength: expert 30.8.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
It has a huge role to play in the “Act East” policy, says Cmde Kesnur
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Ocean forecasting system for Madagascar and Mozambique 27.8.2017 Hindu: Home
The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences here inaugurated the Ocean Forecasting System for Comoros, Madagascar, and Mozambique at the third ...
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Strong earthquake shakes Indonesia's Sulawesi island 29.5.2017 South Asia News Headlines, Latest South East Asia News and Live Updates - Times of India
A strong, shallow earthquake rocked Indonesia's central Sulawesi province Monday evening. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties, and no immediate tsunami warning. The US Geological Survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 & was centered near the city of Poso.
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Indo-Thailand Siam Bharat 17: HADR 26.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Indo-Thailand Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Table Top Exercise 2017 is in progress at Chiang Mai, Thailand from 22 May to 26 May 17 between the Indian Air Force and Royal Thailand Air Force (RTAF). The eleven member IAF contingent is led by Group Captain Sucharu Rai VM.
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Multi-agency Naval exercise at Karwar 19.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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Navy's disaster relief exercise begins in Karnataka 18.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Indian Navy's three-day annual joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise began on Thursday in Karnataka's Karwar city.
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Disruption of TV signals, mobiles may help predict earthquakes (Comment) 9.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A moderate 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit Uttarakhand on the night of February 6. As usual, there was the news rush -- breaking news, specialists' comments and the like. But the earthquake news was somewhat eclipsed by the current charged election environment.
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