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Water Recedes in Jammu and Kashmir: Many Refuse to Leave Home

Water recedes in the Kashmir valley and about 90,000 people have been rescued from the state by the armed forces and the National Disaster Response Force. While the water began receding, many of the natives refuse to move from their places. The rescue teams were attacked by the angry locals, who were stranded and awaiting to be rescued. The death ...

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Timeline of Kashmir Floods: 879 AD to 2014, Nature Wreaks Havoc on Valley Every 50 Years

History of floods mark Kashmir Valley with the  Jhelum river overflowing every 50 years and submerging Srinagar and the surrounding villages as it happened this time with more than 400 people killed and 2,000 villages marooned. Kashmir floods do repeat every 50 years, according to a report published in Greater kashmir, said citing a 2010 report that forewarned imminent floods ...

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Who Should be Blamed for Kashmir Floods? History Repeats in Srinagar 54 Years after!

History repeats itself and even Kashmir floods do repeat every 50 years, according to a report published in Greater kashmir, citing a 2010 report that forewarned imminent floods any time in the state. Four years after, Srinagar is submerged, 400 killed and 2,000 villages are marooned in flood water. The report by the Jammu and Kashmir Flood Control Ministry warned ...

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Kashmir Floods: Google Launches “Person Finder”, FaceBook, Twitter on Standby

Google has stepped up its role in disasters again with “Person Finder” application that was used in Uttarakhand floods last year enabling people, friends and family to post names to search and give info on untraced victims in the floods. Click below to see the page on J&K Floods launched by Google today. https://www.google.org/personfinder/2014-jammu-kashmir-floods It provides two options as below ...

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