Information on Uttarakhand Floods and Landslides -UN SYSTEM RESPONSE

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What Caused the Dams to Collapse in the Himalayas?

The recent himalayan dams collapse and sustain damage has raised concerns over the stability and safety of these structures. The tragic incident, thought to be triggered by a combination of heavy rainfall and weak infrastructure, resulted in devastating flooding and loss of life. Investigations are underway to determine the exact causes and prevent future disasters in the region.


The United Nations Disaster Management Team is in contact with the Government of Uttarakhand, the National Disaster Management Authority, the State InterAgency Group, Sphere India and bilateral agencies for regular information sharing and coordination.The UNDMT is responding to the request to support the State Government with their rapid needs assessment and strategic coordination efforts at State and District levels.


Control Room (Uttarakhand): (+91) 135-2710334, 9557444486 Rudraprayag:(+91) 1364-233727,9412914875 Chamoli:(+91) 1372-251437, 9411352136 Uttarkashi:(+91) 1374226461 Web sites: The United Nations Disaster Management Team (UNDMT) is a core team of the United Nations Country Team in India. On behalf of the UN Resident Coordinator, the UNDMT is led by UNICEF. Currently 12 UN Agencies comprise the UNDMT including APCTT, FAO,UNAIDS,UNDP, UNESCAP, UNFPA, UN-HABITAT, UNICEF,UNIDO, WFP and WHO. (Uttarakhand Floods and Landslides)  
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