Uttarakhand Disaster:A Wake-up Call
The flood that almost took out Uttarakhand.
Reasons of the disaster.
Regions severely affected by the flood.
Steps taken by the government.
Steps taken by the local community.
To provide relief to thousands of people affected by the disaster in Uttarakhand, several city-based NGOs and individuals are coming forward to help those who are still stuck there. City-based NGO Shiv Parvati Sewa Dal is sending relief in the form of food and water. The NGO has set up its base at Satsang Bhawan in Sector 26 for packing and loading the material to be sent in trucks. The relief process started on Friday and the organisers said it would continue till adequate help is required. The organisers told Suday Newsline that four trucks have already been sent to Dehradun after which the army would deploy the relief in Uttarakhand. Awareness about the project is being spread by members of the NGO and the media.