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'We're losing the race': UN secretary...

'We're losing the race': UN secretary...

Climate Change

Tue, Sep 24 2019

António Guterres cites ‘fantastic leadership’ of young activists and is counting on...

A friend in need

A friend in need

D2

Fri, Sep 20 2019

Uber facilitates help for its users during emergencies

Call for help

Call for help

Editorial

Sun, Jun 9 2019

Expanding the scope of 999 is a step in the right direction

Bangladesh Navy begins emergency relief...

Bangladesh Navy begins emergency relief...

Nation

Sat, May 4 2019

Navy ships are working in distant areas for distribution of dry food, free medical care, life-saving...

Always best to be prepared

Always best to be prepared

Editorial

Fri, May 3 2019

Let us learn to be prepared for all kinds of weather-related emergencies

Don’t fiddle as Dhaka burns

Don’t fiddle as Dhaka burns

Towheed Feroze

Mon, Apr 1 2019

Tackling an emergency situation is everyone’s responsibility 

Communicating properly when in...

Communicating properly when in...

Opinion

Sat, Mar 24 2018

Communication takes precedence when lives are at risk

Dial 999 for help

Dial 999 for help

Opinion

Tue, Dec 12 2017

A revamped national emergency helpline is, perhaps, one of the needs of our times

Cabin staff scream as AirAsia flight...

Cabin staff scream as AirAsia flight...

Around the Web

Tue, Oct 17 2017

AirAsia blamed a "technical issue" for the problem, without elaborating on the cause

Italy urges other EU ports to welcome...

Italy urges other EU ports to welcome...

World

Mon, Jul 3 2017

Over 83,000 people rescued while attempting the perilous crossing from Libya have been brought to Italy...

How can we be of assistance?

How can we be of assistance?

Editorial

Sun, Jun 18 2017

An efficient and effective helpline is crucial for any nation to function, especially one aspiring to...

Too many fires,  too many

Too many fires, too many

Editorial

Mon, Feb 27 2017

Arsonists cannot be allowed to get away with a mere slap on the wrist

We need to be earthquake-ready

We need to be earthquake-ready

Editorial

Thu, Jan 5 2017

There is no way to tell exactly when an earthquake will hit, so the only course of action is to prepare...

In case of emergency: Dial 999

In case of emergency: Dial 999

Tech

Thu, Dec 15 2016

A nationwide emergency number “999” has started operating its services.