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National Disaster Response Force celebrated its 15th Raising Day

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) was founded on 18th January 2006. NDRF celebrated its 15th Raising Day on 18th January 2020. Workshops on ‘Urban flooding & challenges’ and ‘Biological Emergencies & New Technology in Disaster Management’ were also conducted during the celebrations.

The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Nityanand Rai was the chief guest on this occasion and Shri G.V.V. Sarma, Member Secretary, NDMA was the Guest of Honor.

The organization plays an important role in Disaster Management and Community awareness for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the country. NDRF has saved more than One lakh lives in its 3100 operations and rescued over 6.7 lakh people during disasters.