Mukhtar Ahmad reports from Srinagar Army personnel rescue villagers stranded in floods. Indian Army At least 28 people lost their lives on Saturday as the death toll in the worst flood to hit Jammu and Kashmir in the last 50 years mounted towhile army rescued 11, people to safety.
Appeal To Donate Magnanimously Jammu and Kashmir is battling one of the worst floods in decades with rivers in the region in spate due to five days of incessant rains, submerging hundreds of villages and triggering landslides.
Nearly people have died and thousands are stranded across the state, including Srinagar. Over 2, houses in the Jammu region have become uninhabitable as these have been completely or partially damaged. Many houses collapsed in Old Srinagar City.
Trapped residents are standing on roof top of their houses and asking for help. There is no respite from the rains which began on last Tuesday. Standing crops like paddy and horticulture crops worth hundreds of crores of rupees have been damaged due to the floods. We appeal for donations in aid of flood victims.
For more information please contact us on Phone: The enormity of the tragedy makes it impossible for any one organisation, govt set ups or international relief agencies to deal with the situation on their own.
Realising that as a small organisation we cannot respond to the disaster in a big way, we are trying to do our bit by ensuring that ANHAD volunteers work on the ground and reach out to people in distress at this stage.
It is going to be a long relief and rehabilitation process and we will decide on future actions after the water completely recedes. Our team from Kupwara and Delhi will be reaching Srinagar in a few days time. We have been watching with increasing concern and dismay the fast deteriorating situation in the ground — on both sides of the international border, especially in the Kashmir valley and the hill terrains of Jammu region.
We understand that the scale of devastation is unprecedented and the armed forces are doing their best. However, we strongly believe that much more needs to be done that too on an urgent basis.
This, we believe, will strengthen and reinforce the support extended by the state and central government agencies — including defence forces. Relief and Rescue operations are still underway and is yet to reach far too many people in need.
Our phone lines and information channels have been inundated by SOS calls and messages seeking basic assistance for water, food, and medicines. The calls and messages are coming from people in relief camps as well as from those still stranded on rooftops and upper floors of buildings and from hospitals.
We are repeatedly told that while all relief material is being collected at Jammu and Srinagar, the distribution of the same is too slow and inadequate. The death toll is rising by the minute.
The spectre of epidemics looms large. Instances of the outbreak of some infections are being reported, pointing towards more disasters in the waiting.Sep 20, · (Jammu and Kashmir Floods ) The Jhelum (Vyeth in Kashmiri, Vetesta in Sanskrit and Hydaspes in Greek) is the main waterway of the valley of Kashmir.
It rises from a beautiful spring called Verinag. This spring is situated at the foot of a spur of the Pir Panjal mountain. The Jhelum flows to a distance of Kms to Khanabal like a nullah.
Sep 12, · For Jammu and Kashmir, this is their worst flood in years, according to the chief minister Omar Abdullah. Investing in development that also reduces disaster risk will help .
Sep 06, · More than people have died in rain-hit Jammu and Kashmir, which is witnessing its worst flood in 50 years. | Over dead, villages submerged as floods ravage Kashmir.
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The report was sent to the union water resources ministry along with plans for a £m flood prevention scheme, the newspaper said.