Full-text paper (pdf): uttarakhand disaster: natural or man-made-a meteorological investigation. Up to now most of the research into flash flood disaster has examined scientific aspects of this natural phenomenon this paper aims to focus on the flash flood disaster scenario of uttarakhand, a newly created himalayan state in india, on the basis of their severity and mechanism so that management efforts can be. As you all know few days back the northern indian states-uttarakhand and himachal pradesh, and their adjoining areas have experienced heavy rainfall that triggered devastating floods and landslides as of 21 june 2013, more than 1,000 people have died with many more missing damage to bridges and roads left over. Reason behind climate change in uttarakhand, rain in uttarakhand cloud burst in uttarakhand effects of dams in uttarakhand uttarakhand flood reason. Three years after a devastating flood destroyed several parts of uttarakhand, the state and the central government have not formed a policy to protect rivers and to deal with such calamities. Uttarakhand disaster latest breaking news, pictures & news photos find uttarakhand disaster news headlines, comments, blog posts and opinion at the indian express.
A sbma work in uttarkashi immediate response: helped to 5000 pilgrims to evacuate from bhatwari to uttarkashi run 3 relief camps for one week and ser. In june 2013, a multi-day cloudburst centered on the north indian state uttarakhand caused devastating floods and landslides becoming the country's worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami the reason the floods occurred was that the rainfall received was on a larger scale than the regular rainfall the state usually. Find uttarakhand disaster latest news, videos & pictures on uttarakhand disaster and see latest updates, news, information from ndtvcom explore more on uttarakhand disaster. Uttarakhand uttarakhand - official website - hazard profile - landslide, earthquake, flood control room - 0135-2710335, fax - 0135-2710334 chief minister sh trivendra singh rawat list of dcs and sps uttarakhand- list of dcs uttarakhand-.
Uttarakhand disaster 2013 towards a disaster free india national institute of disaster management new delhi (ministry of home affairs, govt of india). The state of uttarakhand, india, is all too familiar with the adverse impacts of high rainfall and flooding however, the monsoons of 2013 brought together a devastating combination of environmental and social factors that resulted in the country's worst disaster since the 2004 tsunami a multi-day downpour. According to the website of the uttarakhand jal vidyut nigam limited, 45 hydropower projects with a total capacity of 3,164 mw are operational in in the state, and around 199 big and small projects have been proposed or under way in the state in the alaknanda–bhagirathi basin alone, 69 hydropower. The national green tribunal has said that the uttarakhand flood of june 2013 was not an “act of god” and asked alaknanda hydro power company to pay a compensation of rs 926 crore to the people affected by the disaster the court held the company liable for lack of proper care in storing muck.
World bank project uttarakhand disaster recovery project n/a. A natural disaster in the form of severe flash floods due to extreme precipitation occurred at kedarnath (uttarakhand), india, on 16–17 june 2013 and is being considered as one of the worst disasters. Career: chairperson, intergovernmental panel on climate change director general, the energy and resources institute q do you view the uttarakhand disaster as a man-made calamity that could have been averted a: we could have saved lives had we put in place measures to face such disasters. The cloudburst, heavy rainfall and subsequent landslides are the natural disasters but this disaster in uttarakhand is mainly attributed by masses as a man -made disaster due to unregulated tourism and unplanned construction in this background, the major aim of this study is to explore and review the factors responsible for.
June 2013 has been a month of catastrophe, trials and suffering in the garhwal himalaya in uttarakhand this is the region known as devbhoomi, or the abode of the gods, sacred to hindus, buddhists and sikhs alike the source of the most sacred river in india, the ganga and its biggest tributary, the. Uttarakhand disaster relief services government estimates apart number of deceased in recent calamity may be over astronomically high as per eye witnesses under our tourism arm- the himalayan gram we are running a resort near srinagar, which due to the calamity has been converted into a relief centre from june. Information about impacts of the early monsoon floods and landslides in uttarakhand in northern india is slowly emerging the tardiness of the information flow undoubtedly reflects both the exceptionally difficult terrain in this area and the magnitude of the damage, with for example few roads having been. Missing person of delhi in uttrakhand disaster 1, verification of details of missing person of delhi who died in uttrakhand disaster-part-1, click here 2, verification of details of missing person of delhi who died in uttarakhand disaster -part-2, click here 3, reconciled list of missing persons affected by.
Project shaksham brings back hope in uttarakhand caf india had set up a disaster relief fund in june 2013 to support relief and rehabilitation of the affected population in uttrakhand post the disastrous 2013 flash floods besides the loss of lives, a large number of people have lost their assets, livelihood and local. Actionaid response quickly & reach out to the people affected by the disaster in uttarakhand, 2013 and helps food, shelter, women safety etc. Latest news on uttarakhand-disaster read breaking stories and opinion articles on uttarakhand disaster at firstpost.
Relief materials in the form of non food items has been despatched to the uttarakhand state branch by road for further distribution to the affected areas till date more than inr 22 crores worth of relief items has been sent indian red cross responds to the uttarakhand disaster the indian red cross. Road & bridge the objective of this component is to restore the connectivity lost due to the disaster through the reconstruction of damaged roads and bridges more info picture2 resilient housing & public buildings this component focuses on the immediate needs of reconstruction of damaged houses and public. Case study of uttarakhand disaster the state of uttarakhand is vastly covered by high himalayan mountains comprising the himadri and shivalik ranges the existence of such mountainous terrain in the state makes it prone to many natural disasters such as landslides & floods also, the fact that the entire area. Both are responsible but we are more responsible for this than nature natural calamities will occur to maintain the population on earth but the number of disasters could be less if we the whole human society will try to save the nature how can we blame nature, when we are destroying it and if you are taking the side of.
Uttarakhand is abuzz with helicopters whirring in the skies, ministers from all over the country are chipping in with aid, money is flooding the uttarakhand disaster management and mitigation centre all this has happened this past week after massive rains and floods ravaged the himalayan state.