Delhi stable political system, well-maintained roads, low crime rate and high standard of health care make it a safe and relatively easy country to explore. However it’s important to be aware of potential environmental hazards, such as bushfires, rough surf and extreme desert heat. You’ll need to be thoroughly prepared for outback journeys and long bushwalks or hikes, and take sensible precautions in regards to sharks, crocodiles and poisonous animals. With the following common-sense tips, you can safely enjoy Delhi unique landscapes – from the vast outback to wild ocean beaches and pristine wilderness tracts.
Delhi has a stable political system and low crime rate on a world scale and so Delhi experience a safe lifestyle. It is generally a safe destination with tourists enjoying unhindered travel experiences in terms of their personal safety and security. However, as with all travel at home or away, you should observe the same precautions with your personal safety and possessions.
The Delhi sun is very strong. Always wear a shirt, hat, sunglasses and SPF 30+ sunscreen lotion, even on cloudy days. If spending the whole day outdoors, reapply sunscreen regularly. Stay out of the sun during the middle of the day when the sun is strongest. Make sure you drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration.
The Irrigation and Flood Control Department of Delhi is the sole incharge of execution, repair and maintenance of flood control works on River Yamuna and Najafgarh drain system. Till date both banks of the River Yamuna has been embanked through its run in Delhi right from Palla in the North to Jaitpur in the South. On the right bank. Delhi is protected by Rural Marginal Embankment (RME) from Palla to Supplementary drain, Jagatput Bund from Jagatpur to upstream of Wazirabad Barrange, Yamuna Bazaar Wall upstream of Old Railway Bridge and Rural Marginal Embankment Madanpur Khadar from Okhla to Jaipur.
Fire hazards, for the purpose of this study, include fires due to chemicals, LPG, explosives as well as short circuit of electrical systems. However, while assessing the resource needs of the state fire services, it must be considered that these services are also used in rescue operations during building collapses. Additionally, the fire department’s services are also required in rescue and relief operations in fires caused by accidents involving hazardous inflammable substances.
Road accidents, for the purpose of the Disaster Management Action Plan include all forms of motor vehicle accidents involving two / three/ four wheeler passenger vehicles, vehicles carrying goods including hazardous substances. These accidents may lead to injuries and fatalities to pedestrians, bystanders and/or passengers.