World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 15, 2013
The US military said Thursday it was deploying 1,000 Marines to support emergency relief operations in the Philippines following Super Typhoon Haiyan.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Since the storm, people have broken into homes, malls and garages, where they have stripped the shelves of food, water and other goods.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 27, 2013
Relief operations in the flood-ravaged Ganjam district was affected as rains continued to lash the district, even as authorities announced that schools in the district would remain closed till October 30, officials said today.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 18, 2013
The Odisha government said on Friday it will complete relief operations in the areas hit by Cyclone Phailin and subsequent floods in the next few days.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday October 14, 2013
The official machinery is fully engaged in rescue and relief operations and will take a couple of days to restore normalcy in cyclone-hit Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, a senior official said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 13, 2013
The relief and rescue works are going on in full swing in Srikakulam district after Cyclone Phailin made landfall on the eastern coastline last night, and the situation is expected to become normal in a day, district collector Saurabh Gaur said toda...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 12, 2013
18 helicopters, 12 aircraft and two war ships have been kept ready by the government for rescue and relief operations in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh which are facing the brunt of cyclone 'Phailin'.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 16, 2013
South Korean businessman Sung Hyun-sang's relief at the resumption of operations at a jointly run factory park in North Korea is tempered by big worries: Can he make up for the millions of dollars he's lost since Pyongyang shut down the Kaesong compl...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 4, 2013
Madras High Court today donated a sum of Rs 1,34,86,192 towards the Prime Minister's National Relief fund for the relief and rehabilitation operations in the natural calamity-hit Uttarakhand.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday August 26, 2013
The Army, which was pressed into service for relief operations in flood-hit Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh, has rescued over 500 people from various low-lying areas which were inundated due to heavy showers in the state.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Nadim Asrar (with PTI inputs) | Monday August 5, 2013
13 people died today and several were reportedly missing in landslides triggered by heavy rains in Idukki and adjoining districts of Kerala, forcing closure of Cochin International Airport as the runway was water-logged. Relief and rescue operations ...
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday August 5, 2013
After incessant heavy rain over the weekend, the government in Kerala has asked the army and navy for assistance with rescue and relief operations; landslides have blocked access to a major highway in Adimali, popular with tourists. The Kochi airport...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 1, 2013
Efforts are on to trace SDM Ajay Arora, who was swept away by the swirling waters of Mandakini in Uttarakhand while supervising debris cleaning and relief operations in Kedar valley. Several parts of the state experienced intermittent rains today.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 29, 2013
Three persons have been killed in landslides and a wall collapse in flood-hit Uttarakhand, where inclement weather today forced Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna to postpone his visit to review relief operations in Chamoli district.
India | Vishnu Som | Tuesday July 16, 2013
Exactly a month ago, when news broke of the angry waters of the Mandakini tearing through the Kedar Valley, Captain Bhupinder, a civilian helicopter pilot in Uttarakhand, was given a mission.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 14, 2013
Bad weather today stalled operations to clear debris by a 61-member team at Kedarnath and construction of a pedestrian route from Rambada to the Himalayan shrine even as attempts were on to transport relief to calamity-hit areas in Rudraprayag, Chamo...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 11, 2013
Army has begun work to open a new, 20-km route to Kedarnath Valley, the worst-hit in the Uttarakhand flash floods, as bad weather has been severely affecting relief operations by air.
India | Tejas Mehta | Wednesday July 10, 2013
First the cloudburst and now heavy rains have caused chaos all over upper Uttarakhand, blocking roads and hampering relief operations.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 8, 2013
Three members of a family were on Monday killed in a house collapse as a fresh spell of rains stalled relief operations in flood-ravanged Uttarakhand, where the authorities said that the number of people missing has mounted to over 4700.
India | Edited by Samira Shaikh (with PTI inputs) | Monday July 8, 2013
With incessant rains over the last two days hampering relief operations in Uttarakhand, the state government today geared up to requisition choppers which can be flown even in bad weather to take food supplies to affected areas in Rudraprayag, Uttark...