On Environment Day, residents from the neighbourhood of Union Carbide’s abandoned factory demonstrated against the Government’s failure in removing thousands of tonnes of poisonous waste.
Delhi generates approximately 7,000 metric tonnes of waste out every day out of which 70 tonnes/day is biomedical waste. Only about 10.125 tonnes/day of biomedical waste gets properly treated in Delhi.
All disasters–whether floods, earthquakes, cyclones, droughts or fire–inevitably cause upheavals not only in the physical but also in the social and economic context where they occur. Here are some tips for coming out alive out of a fire crisis. Because it is better to be aware and safe, than to not be there to be sorry later on.
Fire is a disaster to which almost everyone in an urban setting has some degree of vulnerability. It is for this reason that it is important to learn about fire preparedness. Only a prepared urban setting, fitted with most logical fire prevention and management strategies can reduce causalities percentages and aggravation of a fire incident.
What was witnessed in the city of Fukushima, Japan has raised critical questions on the overall nuclear safety regime worldwide.
The National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), a premier national organization working for human resource development at the national level in the area of disaster mitigation and management, invites application from working professional for online training on various courses related to disaster management. The courses are available at two levels: basic and advanced and […]
Pillar 67 of the Metro line broke causing a crash on 12 July 09. It had developed a crack in March and after placing 400 tonne launcher on the repaired pillar, the cantilever crashed. Subsequently out of the four cranes that were commissioned to clear up – three of them boom snapped. Collapsed […]