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India: GLOF: 2021/02/07 Country Information on DRR

Period 2021/02/07
Country or District India
Event Type GLOF
Outline On 7 February 2021, a glacier has broken off and crashed into a dam in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, causing massive floods. Dozens of people are missing.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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ECHO 2021/02/09
The glacier burst occurred on 7 February in northern Uttarakhand State (northern India), caused extensive flooding and killed at least 28 individuals, while around 206 people are still missing, according to the Government of Uttarakhand.

BBC 2021/02/07
Uttarakhand Chief Minister said 125 people were confirmed missing so far.

Geographycal Data

ECHO 2021/02/08
India, Uttarakhand, Glacier burst and floods, DG ECHO Daily Map, 08/02/2021


International Charter 2021/02/07
Flood in India