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Waiting for disaster!

by: Zulfiqar Ali Khan Increase in volume of water from Passu glacier is a potential threat for Passu settlement.

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DC, Gilgit and AC, Hunza visited Ghulkin

by: Zulfiqar Ali Khan Hunza, June 16: District Commissioner Gilgit, Muhammad Usman Younis and Assistant Commissioner Hunza, Soqrat Aman Rana have visited the Ghulkin village to distribute relief goods among the people affected from the glacier lake outburst floods. The relief goods comprised of 3 tents, 100 kgs each of rice,...

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GLOF-induced damages at Chut Ghusth, Ghulkin

  by: Zulfiqar Ali Khan Hunza, June 15:  Damages to local properties have significantly increased after the the fourth GLOF struck the Chut Ghush settlement of Ghulkin village. According to the assessment reports jointly developed by local administration and FOCUS team, the floods have damaged 4 houses, 6 cattle sheds, 4 irrigation...

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Regional GLOFs, Risk reduction in the Himalayas initiative, April updates

by: Amber Masud The Regional GLOF Risk Reduction Project, funded by DIPECHO and UNDP’s Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR), aims to address the risks posed by GLOFs in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region comprising India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bhutan through strengthening non-structural and community-based approaches.  The project...

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