Details of Disaster Information


India : Avalanche : 2005/02/19
GLIDE: AV-2005-000024-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/02/19
Country
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District
India
Name Avalanche
Outline More than 100 people have been killed and scores more are missing in Indian-administered Kashmir following the worst snowfalls in two decades.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others

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Report/Articles
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2005/02/23
    As per the reports received from the State Government, 230 persons were killed and more than 20 persons are missing due to snowfall and avalanches. 308 persons have been rescued so far including 40 foreigners. Anantnag and Poonch are the worst affected districts.
  • BBC News 2005/02/23
    At least 230 people have been killed and hundreds more are missing after a series of avalanches hit Indian-administered Kashmir.
  • BBC News 2005/02/22
    At least 170 people have been killed and hundreds more are missing in Indian-administered Kashmir following the worst snowfalls in two decades.
  • CNN News 2005/02/21
    Avalanches and slides triggered by heavy weekend snowfall in India's portion of Kashmir have killed at least 154 people and left 200 missing, an official said Monday.
  • BBC News
    Avalanches crushed homes at the weekend in the worst-hit area - villages south of Srinagar - killing more than 100 people.