Browsing: Floods

This section is about the history and devastation created by floods. It also carries detailed reportage about the rehabilitation processes and policy interventions to manage if not to prevent the floods.

Ecology
Taming The Jhelum

Barring public thinking and rooftop shouting on flood management, nothing much has happened to address the concerns of the Jhelum…

Floods
Building For Poor

A nongovernmental organization that has worked on rehabilitation front in 2005 earthquake raised nearly seven crore rupees to create small…

Floods
Ah, Baila

A small village that lived on the banks of a torrent witnessed a literal change in its geography after 2014…

Floods
A Polytechnic Rescue

For two days sixty boys in thestate run polytechnic were hoping against the hope that they will be rescued. But…

Cover Story
Distorting Srinagar?

As Srinagar is inching towards becoming a Smart City with emphasis on heritage and tourism, a revised Master Plan has…

Floods
Jhelum Again

After September 2014 floods a number of majors were assured to clean the erring Jhelum of blockades. But almost three…

Business
Not Compensated!

Instead of elevating their living standard NMDFC beneficiaries are left struggling to repay the loan to avoid recovery calls. Syed…

Floods
There For You

Instead of government, the first ones to respond during September 2014 floods were local and international NGO’s and socio-religious organizations.…

Floods
Metaphor Of Loss

Except death and misfortune, nobody seems to remember Faze’s address. The latest visit was in September 2014. Survived by her…

Floods
History Gagged

The skewed coverage of Kashmir floods by Delhi media generated massive ire and suspicion against journalists, preventing even local media…

Floods
Selective Relief

Those who expected major overhaul in the system post floods must be disappointed. The system that governed the distribution of…

Floods
Gone Up

As anticipated there has been no panic sale of properties in worst flood hit areas in Srinagar.  Sehar Qazi reports…

Floods
The Displaced

In the melee of floods everybody, including the government, seems to have forgotten about tenants. Their woeful tales of survival…

Films
Flood Frames

Capturing historic floods on lens amid anger and anguish took an extraordinary spine on part of filmmakers. Those who braved…

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