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World  /  Published 04.09.19

Bahamas struggles to rescue Dorian's victims

Desperate residents stranded on rooftops amid swirling currents. Rescue efforts stalled by flooded vehicles and roads turned to rivers. Communications in ruins and basic infrastructure — including s...
By Rachel Knowles, Frances Robles and Elisabeth Malkin/ New York Times News Service in Bahamas

World  /  Published 25.06.19

Twitter woofs goodbye to Mexican rescue dog Frida

A golden Labrador retriever has retired from rescue work nearly two years after gaining international fame for rescuing survivors trapped in the rubble following a deadly 2017 earthquake in Mexico Cit...
By The Telegraph in Mexico City

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

The abuse of elephants is a matter of shame

Sir — It is heartening that Kerala has decided to rescue elephants that have been tortured by their owners or mahouts. This move was long overdue; there has been a slew of elephant deaths in the sta...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 23.12.19

9 killed in in Delhi fire

A massive fire broke out at a three-storey residential/commercial building in outer Delhi's Kirari area early on Monday, killing at least nine people, including three children. Nine fire engines ...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 27.02.19

Second body retrieved from Meghalaya's Ksan mine

The Indian Navy, in a joint operation with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), retrieved the body of an unidentified miner from the coal mine at Ksan in East Jaiñtia Hills on Wednesday after...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

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India  /  Published 28.10.19

77 hours on, child stuck in borewell

A heavy, German-made drilling machine has been deployed to dig a parallel shaft to reach a three-year-old boy stuck in an abandoned borewell at a depth of 88ft for the past 77 hours, but rocky soil an...
By PTI in

Bihar  /  Published 23.11.18

Sniffer dog joins hunt for missing Patna boy

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By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

Disaster response: How we can raise the bar

Cyclone Fani has passed, leaving behind a trail of devastation. The early warning system, effective disaster response plans, investments in disaster shelters and systematic deployment of volunteers on...
By Pinaki Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Preparedness saved many lives

Sir — Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in several cities and districts of Odisha, especially in Puri, leaving people dead and bringing down power and communication links (“Town cut off as power and phon...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 13.10.19

At least 19 dead in Japan typhoon

Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan on Sunday to rescue people stranded in flooded homes as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to at least 19 with more t...
By AP in Tokyo


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