Landslide Archive

worried scared upset angry: a perspective on the Hunza lake – by Cheryl Carruth: Standing in the spillway, looking down at the approaching lake. (Photo by Zulfiqar Ali Khan, Pamir Times) I can’t remember a time I’ve been so worried. Any day now, including today, the lake water could reach the spillpoint in
Hunza: Paradise being lost? – by Shamshad Ahmad: This could happen only in a hapless country where NRO-created rulers are too busy fighting the judiciary to bother about people, leaving them to suffer every imaginable hardships ranging from chronic shortages of food, electricity and gas to lawlessness
Experts warn of high tidal wave in Hunza – by M Asif Khan, Ghazanfar A Khattak & M Haneef: Experts warn of high tidal wave in Hunza: How long can Attabad landslide dam last? PESHAWAR: The natural lake formed by the blockage of the Hunza River from January 4, 2010 Attaabad landslide has grown to a volume of
Thousands face displacement in Hunza if lake bursts its banks – IRIN Report: Thousands face displacement if lake bursts its banks The new lake on the Hunza River ISLAMABAD, 10 May 2010 (IRIN) – Flooding caused by an overflowing lake, formed after a landslide blocked the River Hunza in northern Pakistan in
Pakistani media is ignoring a disaster in waiting in Hunza: Story of a lake and the sinking paradise – by Irfan Siddiqi: The LUBP has previously posted an article on this topic by Dr Shahid Siddiqui highlighting the gravity and urgency of this issue. Gojal (in uppper Hunza) needs to be be declared a calamity-hit area, extending rightful facilities to its
The sinking paradise of Gojal in upper Hunza — by Dr Shahid Siddiqui: Borith Lake – Gojal Hunza Photo Source The government needs to act fast. Gojal should be declared a calamity-hit area, extending rightful facilities to its residents. The debris removal work should be expedited by extending the shifts to 24