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Disaster Management and Awareness

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Saturday, 29 August 2015

AADM Refresher Course at Thane on 28th June, 26th July and 09th August 2015.

Rescue methods are an essential part of any disaster management. These methods need to be practiced on a regular basis so that during disasters, rescue operations can be carried out speedily and successfully. With this in mind, Aniruddha’s Academy Of Disaster Management conducts refresher courses for the Disaster Management Volunteers.

Three batches of AADM Refresher Courses were organised for Upasana Kendras of Thane (East), Thane (West) and Thane Ghodbundar Road, on 28th June, 26th July and 09th August 2015.

A total of 100 DMVs participated in these refresher courses. 

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

AADM Basic Course at Dhanori , Pune from 22nd to 28th June 2015

At the request of Sadguru Shree Aniruddha Upasana Center of Dhanori, Pune, a batch of AADM Basic Course was conducted at Bhairav Nagar, Dhanori, Pune starting from 22nd to 28th June 2015.
17 candidates took part and  completed the course successfully. They were awarded with “Participation certificates”.
The participants were appreciative of the fact that the course contributed to their knowledge of Disaster Management and also the AADM Basic Course was made available to them locally too.


Tuesday, 4 August 2015


Prakasha a famous religious place, popularly known as “Dakshin Kashi ”  is a village situated on the banks of the river Tapi in Shahada in Nandurbar district of  Maharashtra.  Prakasha is also known for its Sinhastha Parvani, locally known as Dhvaja Parvani which comes after every 12 years, held at Gautameshwar Temple. The temple is situated on the sangam of three rivers Tapi, Gomayi(Gautami) and Pulinda. This event is visited by lakhs of devotees. 
Aniruddha’s Academy of Disaster Management (AADM) has extended its seva to the Police Authorities of Nandurbar as requested by them.  The volunteers from AADM controlled traffic and crowd at Shree Kshetra Prakasha during the Sinhastha Yatra.

282 DMVs from 26 Sadguru Shree Aniruddha Upasana Kendras, managed thousands of devotees who had thronged at Shree Kshetra Prakasha to participate in the event. Besides crowd management services, medical assistance and rescue services were also provided at various spots within and around the Temple.

It is estimated that this year around two lakhs devotees visited Shree kshetra Prakasha.

 The Police Authorities were happy with the services rendered by the DMVS.

The local newspapers---Tapikath, Punyanagari, Sakal—praised the services of AADM in their newspaper.


At the request of Sadguru Shree Aniruddha Upasana Centre of Guhagar,AADM Basic Course was conducted from 8th June to 14thJune 2015, at Guhagar.

A total of 17 candidates completed the course successfully. These candidates were awarded the certificates of participation. 


At the request of Sadguru Shree Aniruddha Upasana Centre of Dindoshi and Goregaon-Kannada Upasana Centre , AADM Basic Course was conducted at from 8th to 14th June 2015.

A total of 38 candidates completed the course successfully. These candidates were awarded the certificates of participation.

The participants were appreciative of the fact that the course contributed to their knowledge of Disaster Management, and the course was made available to them locally.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Nepal rattled by Second major earthquake of 7.4 magnitude on 12th May 2015

Bhaktapur, Nepal-   A series of earthquakes - measuring 7.4, 6.3, 5.6 and 5.2 on the Richter scale struck Nepal again on 12.05.2015 just 17 days after the devastating earthquake on 25.04.2015 killing 42 and injuring 1,117, the Nepali government said. The quake's epicenter was approximately 11 miles from Kodari close to Everest Base Camp on a border crossing from Nepal to Tibet, and 47 miles from the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu. These areas are close to Mount Everest in Ramechhap, which was evacuated after an avalanche triggered by the April 25 quake killed 18 climbers.  

"According to preliminary reports, four people had died in the town of Chautara in central Nepal . Several buildings in the town have collapsed.  According to accounts on Twitter, the quake caused widespread panic and major traffic jams in the capital.

Strong tremors and aftershocks were felt in North and East India, including New Delhi, Srinagar, Amritsar, Guwahati, Lucknow and Jaipur. The Delhi Metro services were promptly halted in the national capital.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh told reporters in New Delhi that the government is prepared. "There is no need to panic. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have been put on alert in Ghaziabad, Guwahati, Patna, Kolkata and Bhatinda," he said. 

As per reports, 17 people have been killed in the earthquake in India, of which, 16 in Bihar, 1 in UP; 39 others have been reportedly injured.

Tuesday's earthquake comes after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck on April 25,2015  killing at least 8,046 people and injuring more than 17,800 and about 600,000 homes were destroyed or damaged in the quake.


Sunday, 26 April 2015

7.9 magnitude massive earthquake rattles Nepal, rocks India

A  massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal with devastating force less than 50 miles from the capital, Kathmandu causing tremors in northern India as well. According to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center, the epicenter of the earthquake was 83 kilometers (51.5 miles) north west of Kathmandu. A strong aftershock of 6.6 magnitude was recorded a little more than a half-hour afterward, along with at least 15 aftershocks of magnitude 4.5 or greater, the USGS reported.

Afterward, whole streets and squares in the nation's capital and largest city were covered in rubble. The injured wound up being treated outside hospitals in chaotic scenes. Residents, terrorized by a seemingly endless series of aftershocks, huddled outdoors for safety.


Magnitude    Mw 7.9
Region    NEPAL
Date time    2015-04-25 06:11:26.3 UTC
Location    28.28 N ; 84.79 E
Depth    10 km
Distances    83 km NW of Kathmandu, Nepal / pop: 1,442,271 / local time: 11:56:26.3 2015-04-25
75 km NE of Bharatpur, Nepal / pop: 107,157 / local time: 11:56:26.3 2015-04-25

  • Historic Dharahara Tower Collapses In Nepal Earthquake and  many reportedly trapped    under rubbles 
  •  Nepal National Emergency Operation Centre numbers:                                       +977-142-001-05                   +977-142-002-57
  •  Helpline number of the Indian Embassy in Nepal for queries regarding Nepal Earthquake         +977-985-110-7021                +977-985-113-5141

  •  IAF's IL-76 aircraft en-route to Kathmandu: MoD on Nepal earthquake relief operations;
  •  55 rescued Indians Landed In Delhi around 11.00 pm on 25th April 2015.
  • 2nd batch of 103 rescued Indians landed around 12.16 AM on 26th April 2015. 
  • Around 465 rescued Indians so far including 3rd and 4th batch of rescued Indians.
  •  NDRF  Chief OP Singh says that 5 NDRF teams have been sent to Bihar & UP and 10 teams have flown to Nepal.

  • Ministry of Railways to send 4 lakh litres of Rail Neer in next four days to Nepal.
  • Massive rescue operation in Kathmandu, emergency declared.
  • Death toll:
  • PTI says more than 1800 killed in Nepal.
  • Death toll touches about 51  in India including  Bihar  28, Uttar Pradesh 10, West Bengal 3
  • Earthquake triggers Everest avalanche, more than 18 killed.
  • 12 dead, many injured as Nepal quake jolts Tibet 
  • Google launches "Person Finder" for the Nepal earthquake victims.

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