Current Affairs - Disaster Management

IMD Launches Climate Hazards and Vulnerability Atlas & Doppler Radars

On 14th January 2022, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) launched India’s first Climate Hazards and Vulnerability Atlas and four Doppler Weather Radars.

Climate Hazards and Vulnerability Atlas

  • The Climate Hazards and Vulnerability Atlas of India has been developed by the scientists at Climate Research and Services (CRS) office of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune.

Vizag Gas Leak: Styrene Gas

  • On 7th May, 2020, a gas leak claimed at least 11 lives and affected thousands of residents in five villages in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)

Why is it in News?

NDMA has played a pivotal role in minimising the catastrophe caused by Cyclone Fani.


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