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Telangana Govt. launches Disaster Response Force in Hyderabad

Telangana making itself ready! Telangana Government for the first time has launched Disaster Response Force (DRF) vehicles in the capital city of Hyderabad.
Telangana Govt. launches Disaster Response Force in Hyderabad
  • The main aim to start this DRF is that the state should have its own Disaster force to swiftly deal with emergency situations.
  • DRF vehicles provided to this force will be parked at 24 locations with Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC).
  • It will help the DRF staff to reach the emergency spots in no time.

About the Disaster Response Force (DRF):

  • It is a state level dedicated disaster force trained in tackling of urban flooding, tree falls, structural collapses and any other site of normal emergencies.
  • Its disaster management personnel will be available on the field for 24/7.
  • DRF personnel are capable to work continuously during emergencies and conduct first aid.
  • It has been first brought on to the ground with 120 personnel with 8 specialised vehicles and other equipments which are required.
  • State Government will soon increase the number of DRF vehicles, equipments and all other special apparatuses that are required.

Question:

Q. What has Telangana Government launched for the first time in the capital city of Hyderabad to deal with emergency situations?
a. Disaster Monitoring Centre (DRC)
b. Disaster Response Force (DRF) Vehicles
c. Disaster Relief Fund (DRF)
d. None of the above
Telangana Govt. launches Disaster Response Force in Hyderabad Telangana Govt. launches Disaster Response Force in Hyderabad Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on August 22, 2018 Rating: 5

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