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About BSDMA

The State of Bihar, a multi-disaster prone state, is predominantly rural in character. The geo-climatic conditions of Bihar make it vulnerable to many hazards. The lives and livelihood of millions of the people residing in Bihar gets affected by various disasters from time to time. The State witnesses various types of natural and human induced disasters, like Floods, Drought, Earthquake, Fire, Cyclone (high speed winds), Road accidents, Stampede, Epidemics, Heat Waves, Cold Waves, and Landslides etc. Kosi Flood of 2008 and severe Earthquake of 15 January 1934 have been worst disasters in the history of Bihar and the country. In addition to natural disasters, human induced disasters also pose serious challenge to the people of Bihar. Environment and climate change issues have been at the centre of disasters with increased frequency of extreme weather conditions, thus requiring an eco-sensitive approach ...Read more

Digital Initiatives /Initiatives

  • Lightning Awareness Technology
  • Use of Nano Technology in DRR
  • Multi hazard Safety Clinic
  • Disaster Management Courses in all Universities of Bihar
  • Safety Programme for Divyangjan
  • DRR Training for Jivika Didi
  • Disaster Management Plan for Historical Monuments of Bihar
  • Sustainable Livelihood Programme for Balasore Train Accident
From the Desk of Hon’ble VC

Since its inception on 6th November, 2007, BSDMA has been working inexorably for making Bihar disaster resilient through various innovative interventions right from state to village to community level while reaching the last mile to save every life from the impact of disasters. The Hon’ble CM is extremely sensitive about disaster management and it is also reflected from his commitment and declaration during BCDRR May, 2015- राज्य के ख़ज़ाने पर सबसे पहला हक़ आपदा पीड़ितों का है” (The disaster affected people have the first right on the state’s treasure/fund). ...Read more
Disaster updates

Sikkim landslides: One killed, five missing, several houses inundated :-13-06-2024

At least one person was killed and five others went missing as massive Landslides triggered by incessant rainfall caused devastation in Sikkim's Mangan district. Landslides blocked stretches of roads and several houses were inundated or damaged, while electricity poles were swept away.. The body of a person was found in Pakshep area of Mangan, while three persons went missing from Ambithang near Rangrang and two others from Pakshep. Three houses were damaged in Geythang, while several houses were damaged and roads blocked at Nampathang near Pentok. The Bringbong police outpost was shifted to another nearby location due to a landslide while the foundation of a bridge at Sankalan was damaged. Mobile network services were affected in North Sikkim even as a request was made by the district administration to send an SDRF team with ration to Mangan.

Cyclone Remal 2024

Cyclone Remal 2024 More than 50 people have died in India and Bangladesh after Tropical Cyclone Remal lashed the area with torrential rain and heavy winds, according to local officials. Remal made landfall at the start of the week and, while it weakened, brought torrential rain to much of Bangladesh and northeastern India. The death toll across both nations has now risen to 51 people. The northeastern Indian state of Mizoram has been hit hardest, with landslides killing 27 people, according to local officials. Electricity and water supply will be stifled due to damage of infrastructure.

Historic Wildfires Engulf Texas, 26 Feb 2024

The Smokehouse Creek Fire, which ignited near Stinnett, Texas, has rapidly ballooned to nearly 1.1 million acres. This smokehouse creek fire, now the largest and most destructive in Texas history. The disaster collectively impacted up to 500 homes and businesses. Authorities have not explicitly stated the cause of the fire, but it occurred during a period of strong winds, dry grass, and unseasonably warm temperatures. These conditions contributed to the rapid spread of the flames.

Brazil flood, 21st Feb 2024

On February 21, 2024, there were really bad floods in Bolivia, Brazil, and Peru. It's caused a lot of problems. Buildings got destroyed, people had to leave their homes, and some cities got completely cut off. In Brazil, the situation has escalated since February 25, as heavy rainfall continues to trigger flooding and rivers overflow. The number of displaced individuals and the extent of damage are on the rise, amplifying the urgency of the crisis. As of February 29, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has reported a staggering 20,182 displaced people and 8 persons also lost their lives.

Powerful Earthquake Hits Japan, and Officials Warn of Aftershocks : 01-01-2024

Japan has been hit by 155 earthquakes since Monday including a 7.6-magnitude jolt and another over 6, news agency AFP reported, citing the country's meteorological office. The major earthquake triggered tsunami waves over a metre high, damaging homes and sparking a major fire that wreaked destruction overnight. Powerful earthquake has struck central Japan, killing several people, destroying buildings, knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes and prompting residents in some coastal areas to flee to higher ground.

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आंगनवाड़ी सेविकाओं का आपदा जोखिम न्यूनीकरण कार्यक्रम : 13,14-06-2024
आंगनवाड़ी सुपरवाइजर का दो दिवसीय राज्यस्तरीय मास्टर ट्रेनर्स का प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रम चन्द्रगुप्त प्रबंध संस्थान, पटना में दो बैचों में प्रारंभ। आयोजित प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रम में कैमूर जिले से महिला सुपरवाइजर शामिल।

आंगनवाड़ी सेविकाओं का आपदा जोखिम न्यूनीकरण कार्यक्रम : 10,11-06-2024
आंगनवाड़ी सुपरवाइजर का दो दिवसीय राज्यस्तरीय मास्टर ट्रेनर्स का प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रम चन्द्रगुप्त प्रबंध संस्थान, पटना में दो बैचों में प्रारंभ। आयोजित प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रम में नालंदा जिले से महिला सुपरवाइजर शामिल।

आंगनवाड़ी सेविकाओं का आपदा जोखिम न्यूनीकरण कार्यक्रम : 06,07-06-2024
आंगनवाड़ी सुपरवाइजर का दो दिवसीय राज्यस्तरीय मास्टर ट्रेनर्स का प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रम चन्द्रगुप्त प्रबंध संस्थान, पटना में दो बैचों में प्रारंभ।

12 दिवसीय सामुदायिक स्वयंसेवक प्रशिक्षण का अगला सत्र 13/03/2024 से CDTI, बिहटा में -
12 दिवसीय सामुदायिक स्वयंसेवक प्रशिक्षण का अगला सत्र 13/03/2024 से CDTI, बिहटा में शुरू होगा जिसमे किशनगंज, मधुबनी, पूर्वी चंपारण, लखीसराय, मुजफ्फरपुर, भागलपुर, पूर्णिया, शिवहर, नालंदा के प्रशिक्षु भाग लेंगे |

Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday :
Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase :Under Mukhya Mantri School Suraksha Programme(MSSP)- Youth Hostle ,Gandhi Maidan.Patna .Bihar 26th Batch 30-31 Jan 2024 .

Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday :
Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase :Under Mukhya Mantri School Suraksha Programme(MSSP)- Youth Hostle ,Gandhi Maidan.Patna .Bihar 25th Batch 28-29 Jan 2024 .

Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday :
Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase :Under Mukhya Mantri School Suraksha Programme(MSSP)- Youth Hostle ,Gandhi Maidan.Patna .Bihar 24th Batch 24-25 Jan 2024 .

Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday :
Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase :Under Mukhya Mantri School Suraksha Programme(MSSP)- Youth Hostle ,Gandhi Maidan.Patna .Bihar 23rd Batch 22-23 Jan 2024 .

Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday :
Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase :Under Mukhya Mantri School Suraksha Programme(MSSP)- Youth Hostle ,Gandhi Maidan.Patna .Bihar 22nd Batch 18-19 Jan 2024 .

Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday :
Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase :Under Mukhya Mantri School Suraksha Programme(MSSP)- Youth Hostle ,Gandhi Maidan.Patna .Bihar 21st Batch 16-17 Jan 2024 .

Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday :
Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase :Under Mukhya Mantri School Suraksha Programme(MSSP)- Youth Hostle ,Gandhi Maidan.Patna .Bihar 20th Batch 14-15 Jan 2024

Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday :
Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase :Under Mukhya Mantri School Suraksha Programme(MSSP)- Youth Hostle ,Gandhi Maidan.Patna .Bihar 19th Batch 10-11 Jan 2024

Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday:
Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase :Under Mukhya Mantri School Suraksha Programme(MSSP)- Youth Hostle ,Gandhi Maidan.Patna .Bihar 18th Batch 07-08 Jan 2024 .

Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase
Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase :Under Mukhya Mantri School Suraksha Programme(MSSP)- Youth Hostle ,Gandhi Maidan.Patna .Bihar 17th Batch 30-31 Dec 2023.

Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase
Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday - 3rd Phase :Under Mukhya Mantri School Suraksha Programme(MSSP)- Youth Hostle ,Gandhi Maidan.Patna .Bihar 16th Batch 27-28 Dec 2023.

A mockdrill in Viklang Aspatal :
A mockdrill in Viklang Aspatal , Kankarbagh is being organized by SDRF and BSDMA on 18 December, 2023 for staff, paramedics, doctors, patients, caretakers etc on the issues of fire, earthquake and first aid.

Training of District Mock Drill by Core team at Different Districts of Bihar.
Training of District Mock Drill by Core team at CDIT (Civil Defence Training Institute , Bihta Patna) Held from 05-12-2023 to 13-12-2023 of Katihar, Araria ,Sheikhpura District.

A consultative workshop with the Stakeholders and Departments on Cold Action Plan:
A consultative workshop with the Stakeholders and Departments on Cold Action Plan in association with IIPH Gandhinagar, Gujarat, is scheduled to be held on 8th December, 2023 in Hotel Panache, Patna(Entry by invitation only).

Training of District Mock Drill by Core team at Different Districts of Bihar:
Training of District Mock Drill by Core team at CDIT (Civil Defence Training Institute , Bihta Patna) held from 11-22-2023 to 11-30-2023 of Nawada,Sheohar District.

Two Days Madarsa Focal Teachers Training Programme on Safe Saturday: (Under Mukhya Mantri School Suraksha Programme(MSSP)- Youth Hostle ,Gandhi Maidan.Patna .Bihar
09,10-10-2023- 7th batch. 11,12-10-2023- 8th batch 16,17-10-2023- 9th batch. 19,20-10-2023- 10th batch. 27,28-10-2023- 11th batch. 30,31-10-2023- 12th batch. 01,02-11-2023- 13th batch. 03,04-10-2023- 14th batch

सामुदायिक स्वयंसेवक सम्मान समारोह:
सामुदायिक स्वयंसेवक सम्मान समारोह -27 सितंबर 2023,पटना।

Flood Safety Week
Flood Safety Week 1-7th June 2023

Training Programme on Disaster Risk Reduction:
Training Programme on Disaster Risk Reduction Measures for Extreme Weather Events Organised by NIDM MHA New Delhi,GOI in Collaboration with Central University of South Bihar(CUSB) , Gaya & BSDMA . Date: 30th May to 2nd June 2023 Venue: CUSB,Gaya.

Two Days Training of Civil Engineers:
Two days training of civil engineers on “Seismic Evaluation of Masonry Building Based on Rapid Visual Screening [RVS] Guidelines” on 24th & 25th February 2023 at BAMETI,Patna.

Consultative Meeting of Vice Chancellors
Consultative Meeting of Vice Chancellors of All Universities of Bihar on “Mainstreaming Disaster Management in Higher Educational Institutions in Collaboration with National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), New Delhi on 22/02/2023 ,Venue –Gyan Bhawan, Gandhi Maidan, Patna.

Consultative Meeting with NGOs:
Consultative Meeting with NGOs for Training and capacity Building in Disaster Management at 11:30 a.m on 9th feb 2023 in BSDMA.

Working /Collaboration With

  • Education Department
  • Bihar State Madarsa Shiksha Board
  • Rural Development Department
  • Pollution Control Board
  • Fire Department
  • BSNL
  • IIT PATNA, NIT PATNA
  • IISC BANGLURU
  • CSIR
  • NDMA, NIDM, NDRF
  • ISRO
  • UNICEF
  • BIAG
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