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India: Snow Avalanche: 2021/04/23 Country Information on DRR

Period 2021/04/23
Country or District India
Event Type Snow Avalanche
Outline On 23 April 2021 at about 1600 hours, an avalanche has occurred in District Chamoli of Uttarakhand, Northern India. The search & rescue operation is going on site and so far 384 people have been rescued. 11 people is dead, 7 people injured and 7 people missing due to the avalanche.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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