Over 86,000 people died and 3 million people were left homeless by the earthquake that shook the pakistani and indian regions of kashmir preoccupied by the. Some facts that you must know about 2005 kashmir earthquake. A magnitude-76 earthquake shook the kashmir region, which is shared by india and pakistan, on saturday morning, oct 8 in the hours and. The kashmir earthquake (also known as the south asia earthquake or pakistan earthquake)lots of people died and i had a few friends whose.
One year later, the effects of the 2005 kashmir earthquake still linger, long after the news cameras have gone shenaaz janmohamed reports. The 2005 kashmir earthquake in pakistan triggered large numbers of landslides google earth imagery illustrates their dramatic impacts. On sunday it will be exactly a year since pakistani kashmir was shattered by an earthquake almost 80,000 people were killed and 4 million.
Relief and rehabilitation for kashmir earthquake victims in inaccessible villages the devastating earthquake in 2005, which took the lives of over 1400 people. The newspaper and other reports of this earthquake, at first, as is usual in all such cases, much exaggerated the importance of the event. The results show that prominent variation exists within the 3 days after a main shock of kashmir 2005 earthquake the size distribution of aftershocks is analyzed.
The kashmir earthquakea double tragedy the disaster in kashmir is a terrible waste, both of human life and of a chance for reconciliation. The kashmir earthquake' (also known as the south asian earthquake or the great pakistan earthquake) of 2005, designates a major. The 8 october 2005 kashmir earthquake triggered several thousand landslides these were mainly rock falls and debris falls, although translational rock and. A major earthquake shook pakistan on saturday, october 8, 2005, the heaviest damage occurred in the muzaffarabad area of kashmir. Earthquake in kashmir: i thought doomsday had fallen workers at a collapsed apartment following an earthquake in islamabad.
On 8 october 2005, a devastating magnitude-76 earthquake struck the kashmir region in the himalaya it killed more than 80000 people,. An earthquake measuring 58 on the richter scale jolted jammu and kashmir on saturday evening. Science news: new geologic mapping in the himalayan mountains of kashmir suggests that the region is ripe for a major earthquake that. The bbc's shahzeb jillani was one of the first journalists to visit the pakistani city of balakot after the earthquake of 8 october 2005 ten years.
The 2005 kashmir earthquake occurred at 08:50:39 pakistan standard time on 8 october in pakistan administered areas of kashmir it was centered near the. Pakistan's school reconstruction plan since the 2005 kashmir earthquake has failed miserably where did it all go wrong. On 8th october 2005 a 76-magnitude earthquake hit jammu and kashmir and caused huge devastation and killed over 1350 people in the valley within 24.
Oxfam's naureen khan meets two survivors of the kashmir earthquake - rani bibi, a seven year old orphan and shazia ahmed whose baby. Project snapshot date: october 2005 location: pakistan client: north atlantic treaty organization (nato) end user: nato's disaster assistance response. After a devastating earthquake during the dead of winter, we ran a covert mission in kashmir to ensure that people in the indian and pakistani parts of kashmir.
An earthquake measuring 45 on the richter scale shook kashmir valley early saturday, an official of the meteorological department said. A moderate intensity earthquake occurred in kashmir in the wee hours of thursday no report of casualty or damage has been reported from. The 2005 kashmir earthquake: a perspective on women's experiences jennifer parker hamilton sarah halvorson university of montana.