Full Forms of NDRF

NDRF : National Disaster Response Force

NDMA : National Disaster Management Act/Authority

SDMA : State Disaster Management Act/ Authority

DDMA : District Disaster Management Act/ Authority

RRC: Regional Response Centre

CSSR : Collapsed Structure Search And Rescue

EWS : Early Warning System

CBRN : Chemical Biological Radiology Nuclear

IMD : Indian Meteorological Department

CWC : Central Water Commission

GSI : Geological Survey in India

INCOIS : Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services

DRDO : Defense Research and Development Organization

BPR : Bottom Pressure Recorder

DART: Deep Ocean Assessment and Reporting

ACWC – Area Cyclone Warning Centre

TWS : Tsunami Warning System

Wireless and Communication

HF : High Frequency

VHF : Very High Frequency

UHF : Ultra High Frequency

EHF : Extremely High Frequency

VSAT : Very Small Aperture Terminal

BGAN : Broadband Global Area Network

INMARSAT : International Maritime Satellite

QDA : Quick Deployment Antenna

ROT : Receive Only Terminals

ROIP : Radio Operate Internet Protocol

VOIP : Voice Of Internet Protocol

PSTN : Public Switch Telephone Network

MODEM : Modulation and De-Modulation

MBPS : Megabits Per Second

KBPS : Kilobits Per Second

GBPS : Gigabits Per Second

AM : Amplitude Modulation

FM : Frequency Modulation

EHF : Extremely High Frequency

DMR : Digital Mobile Radio

BOD : Based Bandwidth On Demand


DCH : Duck Over Hold

HVRC : Hazard Vulnerable Risk Capacity

PPE : Personal Protection Equipment

CPR : Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

IRS : Incident Response System

ICS : Incident Command System

ICP : Incident Command Post

IC : Incident Commander

SDMP: State Disaster Management Plan

DDMP: District Disaster Management Plan

SAR : Search and Rescue

MCI : Multi/Mass Causality Incidents

CAP : Community Awareness Programme

DIF : District Information Folder

NCMC : National Crisis Management Committee

DCE : Daily Class Evaluation

DBM : Dead Body Management

MFR : Medical First Responder

PFA: Psychological First Aid

ASD: Acute Stress Disorder

PTSD : Post Trauma Stress Disorder

NGO: Non- Governmental Organization

RRT : Rapid Response Team

CISM : Critical Incident Stress Management

TEAM : Together Everyone Achieves More

BLS: Basic Life Support

CVA: Cerebral Vascular Accident

PPT: Pre-Positioning Team

FWR: Flood Water Rescue

ADRC: Aquatic Disaster Response Course

TEA: Tools Equipment Accessories

PHT: Pre-Hospital Treatment

NFPA: National Fire Protection Act

CSF: Cerebro Spinal Fluid

INSARAG: International Search and Rescue Advisory Group

OSOCC: On Site Operations Coordination Centre

UNOCHA: United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

UNDAC: United Nation Disaster Assessment and Coordination

USAR: Urban Search and Rescue

BOO: Base of Operation

SEOC: State Emergency Operational Centre

DEOC: District Emergency Operational Centre

GDACS: Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

LEMA: Local Emergency Management Authority

RDC: Reception and Departure Centre

ASR: Assessment Search and Rescue

RCM: Rapid Clearance Marking

BSI: Body Substance Isolation

BSA: Body Surface Area

IFD: Improvised Floating Devices

CAB : Circulation Airway Breathing

LLF: Look Listen Feel

AVPU: Alert Verbal Painful Unresponsiveness

RICE: Rest Ice Compress Elevate

SAMPLE: Sign and symptoms Allergies Medication Pertinent history Last oral intake Events

START: Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment

APGAR: Appearance Pulse Grimace Activity Respiratory efforts

RPSPBP: Respiration Pulse Skin Pupils Blood Pressure

PEARL: Pupils Equals And React on Light

RRT: Rapid Response Team

BPDOC: Bleeding Painful Deformity Open injury Crypts Sound

BPROD: Bleeding Painful Rigidity Open injury Deformity

CCT: Color Condition Temperature

DOTS: Deformity Open Injury Tenderness Sounds

SIPPOP: Scene Size Up Initial Assessment Physical Examination Patient History On Going Assessment Patient Hand of Report

RPM: Respiration/Rotation/Rate Per Minute

RPM: Respiration Perfusion Mental Status

LCSE: Lookout Communication Safety zone Escape route

SPM: Stroke Per Minute

BPM: Beat Per Minute

BLD: Blade Locking Device

IRB: Inflatable Rubberized Boat

OBM: Out Board Motor

EFI: Electric Fuel Injector

ECI: Emission Control Information

VST: Vapors Separate Tank

TMJ: Temporal Mandible Joint

EMS: Emergency Medical Services

TPI: Teeth Per Inch

VLC: Victim Location Camera

RUQ: Right Upper Quadrant

LUQ: Left Upper Quadrant

RLQ: Right Lower Quadrant

LLQ: Left Lower Quadrant

BPDOTS: Bleeding Painful Deformity Open Injury Tenderness Swelling

BPROTS: Bleeding Painful Rigidity Open Injury Tenderness Swelling

AED: Automated External Defibrillator

FBAO: Foreign Body Airway Obstruction

FB: Foreign Body

BVM: Bag Valve Mask

ODS: Oxygen Deliver System

FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency

NC: Nasal Cannula

NRB: Non- Rebreathe Mask

PSI: Pressure Per Square Inch

RA: Right Atrium

LA : Left Atrium

RV: Right Ventricle

LV: Left Ventricle

CA: Coronary Arteries

TV: Tricuspid Valve

PV: Pulmonary Valve

MV: Mitral Valve

AV: Aortic Valve

WBC: White Blood Cell

RBC: Red Blood Cell

PMS: Pulse Motor function Sensation

MSI: Muscular Skeleton Injuries

KTR: Knee Temporary Replacement

BSI: Body Substances Isolation

SARS: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

MERS: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

BSA: Body Surface Area and Location

CHF: Congestive Heart Failure

COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease

AQI: Air Quality Index

APGAR: Appearance Pulse Grimace Activity Respiratory Efforts

CNS: Central Nervous System

PNS: Peripheral Nervous System

MCI: Mass/Multi Casualty Incidents

SSP: Scene Size-up

CSO: CSSR Squad Organization

RS: Rescue Specialist

RSL : Rescue Specialist Logistic

SL: Squad Leader

OCHA: Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

DRB: Disaster Response Branch

IHM: Inspection Hole Maker

VLC: Victim Locating Camera

RHD : Rotary Hammer Drill

URM: Un-Reinforced Masonry

RM : Reinforced Masonry

PTT: Press To Talk

WFP : World Food Programme

ADRC: Aquatic Disaster Response Course

FRC: Flood Rescue Course

FWR: Flood Water Rescue

FRRM: Flood Rescue Relief Management

SWR: Swift Water Rescue

SWT: Swift Water Training

OBM: Out Board Motor

IRB: Inflatable Rubberized Boat

IBM: In- Board Motor

EFI: Electric Fuel Injector

ECI: Emission control information

AIM: Air Intake Monopole

VST: Vapor Separate Tank

IFD: Improvised Floating Device

PFD: Floating Device

UIAA: United International Alpine Association

    Information of NDRF


    Hyperglycemia: Sugar (+ve) & Insulin(-ve)

    Hypoglycemia: Sugar (-ve) & Insulin (+ve)

    Ligament : Bone+Bone (Sprain)

    Tendon : Bone+Muscle (Strain)

    Triage: A French word that means “Pick” or “Sort”

    Angina Pectoris: Chest Pain (Pre Stage of Blockage at Coronary Arteries)

    Myocardial Infarction: Death of Heart (Full Blockage at Coronary Arteries)

    In the 216 Species Snake which 52 Species are Venomous

    Poisons: Ingestion, Inhalation, Absorption & Injection

    Burns: Superficial, Partial & Full Thickness

    Axial : 80 (Bones)

    Appendicular :126 (Bones

    Occlusive Dressing: Water Resistant(Sucking Wound)

    Close Wound: RICE Method (PHT)

    Avulsion: Skin Flap

    Amputation : Cut The Body Part

    Arteries : Bright Red Color

    Veins : Coffee color

    Capilary : Brick color

    RPM [Adult: 12-20, Child: 15-30, Infant:25-50]

    Pulse [Adult: 60-80, Child: 80-120, Infant :120-150]

    Proximal: Close

    Distal: Far

    Supine: Face Up

    Prone : Face Down

    Expressive : Permission

    Implied : Self Consent

    Abandonment: Left Victim

    Negligence : Doing Wrong


    Squad: 01 Team Leader + 05 Rescuer

    INSARAG : 1*1.2M Hazard Marking Size Board

    Verbal: Talkative , Non-Verbal : Call Sign

    Operation Phases :: 05

    Operation Stages :: 06

    Operation Steps :: 05

    Diamond : Concrete

    Carbide tip : Wood

    Abrasive : Metal

    Ceramic : Marble

    RR Saw: 9.8kg

    RP Saw: 3.5kg

    Chain Saw : 6.8kg

    Breaching Unit : 4.9kg

    Pole Saw : 7.2 kg

    Chipping Hammer : 11.4kg

    Angle Cutter : 11.4kg

    Rotary Hammer Drill: 2.9kg

    Elect. Drill : 1.4kg

    Cordless Hammar Drill : 3kg

    VLC : 3.5kg

    Honda Generator : 123.2kg

    Smoke Ventilator : 60kg

    Ram Set : (18.8,9.8kg)

    Aska Light : 45kg

    Hyd. Spreader Cutter: 13.7kg

    Diamond Tip Chain Saw : 12.5kg


    OBM : Power unit, Middle Unit, Tail Unit

    3 type of IRB

    Zenith – 1007kg



    Tent: Pipe – 25(19+06),

    Elbow – 06,

    Square Angle-09,

    Base Plate -06
    Pipe – 25(19+06),

    Elbow – 06,

    Square Angle-09,

    Base Plate -06


    Caring capacity -500kg

    Life jackets

    Caring capacity – 105 to 120kg


    Devide into 4 sides

    Bow site – Bow men

    Transom site – OBM

    Port site – Coxywen

    Star site – support

    Morning rope-10MTR

    D Ring -17 Nos.(Tide with outer lifeline)

    Chamber – 5

    Inflation deflation valve -4 + 1(air kill)

    Caring handle – 6

    Total air pressure -2.28 PSI (pounds per square inch)

    1 bar-14.5 PSI

    Marine coated plywood- Transoms Board

    Upper aluminium plate- Transom plate

    Drainage Valve – 2 Nos

    Towing hook- 4 Nos

    Including: Life jacket-10, Lifebuoy -4

    Base plate – 4, 3: aluminium, 1:Marine coated plywood.

    Ore assembly/Pocket – Chappu/Ore chamber

    Storage Pocket – 2

    IRB rubber material name – Hypoline fabric with nylon

    Boat length – 4.2 mtr

    Empty boat-75 kg to 80 kg


    1. Mercury 25 hp: 71 kg(1.8 ltr Engine oil)

    Gear oil : 280ml

    2. Suzuki 30 hp– 72 kg(1.5 ltr Engine oil)

    Gear oil : 330ml, model : DF30A

    3. Mercury 30hp – 80 kg (1.8 ltr Engine oil)

    Gear oil : 280ml

    Rope Rescue

    1. Ground Level

    2. High Level

    3. Low Level Rescue

    Ground Level:

    @ Single casualty Single Rescuer

    @ Single Casualty Double Rescuer

    Single Casualty Single Rescuer:

    @ Fireman Lift

    @ Pick a Bag

    @ Reverse Pick A Bag
    @ Cradle Method
    @ Human Crunch
    @ Rescue Crawl
    @ Shirt Drag
    @ Blanket Drag

    Single Casualty Double Rescue

    @ S Method

    @ 2 Hand Method

    @ 3 Hand method

    @ 4 Hand Method

    High Level Rescue

    @ Ascending /Climbing

    @ Descending/ Rappling

    @ Crossing


    @ 1st Class

    @ 2nd Class

    @ 3rd Class

    @ Single Foot Hook Climbing

    @ Double Foot Hook Climbing

    @ Rope Climbing

    @ Emergency Ladder Rescue

    Descending/ Rappling

    @ Seated Rappling

    @ Stomach Rappling

    @ Side Rappling

    @ Flying Rappling


    @ Sailor Crossing

    @ Tyrelene Crossing

    @ River Crossing

    @ Monkey Crossing

    Low Level Rescue

    @ Rappling/Climbing

    @ Come Along