J & K floods 2014 – a snapshot

  • 390 Villages completely submerged
  • 1225 villages partially affected
  • 1000 villages affected in Jammu division.

In September 2014, Jammu and Kashmir was under the siege of disastrous floods across many of its districts due to torrential rainfall. Thousands of villages across the state had been hit by the disaster and its after effects devastated the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir.

Bhoomika’s Relief Efforts

Bhoomika Trust took steps in order to help support, encourage the normalization process after the disaster. In order to achieve this, 900 cooking utensils kits were packed for affected families in December 2014 with the help of volunteers in Chennai and distributed to affected families in J & K.

Jammu & Kashmir Map
References:

  1. http://indianexpress.com/article/explained/jk-floods-a-long-wait-for-relief/
  2. http://www.theweekendleader.com/Nature/2008/nature-s-warning.html
  3. https://www.oxfamindia.org/kashmirfloods
  4. http://zeenews.india.com/news/jammu-and-kashmir/jammu-kashmir-floods-thousands-still-stranded-in-srinagar-rescue-operations-intensify_1466551.html

Image Source:
https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/areas-worst-affected-by-floods-in-jammu-and-kashmir-660625