Muzaffarabad was the site of the epicentre of the 2005 earthquake. The bbc's shahzeb jillani was one of the first journalists to visit the pakistani city of balakot after the earthquake of 8 october 2005 ten years on, he returns to find a city of lost opportunities. Tomorrow is exactly ten years since an earthquake measuring 76 in the richter scale struck parts of northern pakistan and both indian-administered and pakistan-administered kashmir (pdf) indirectly it took more than 100,000 lives and injured over 150,000 others, causing immeasurable losses in the. June 16th, 2005 (local time): a m67 aftershock occurred today, at 10:21 pm local time and 06:21 utc (on the 17th) the occurrence of this event to the southwest is consistent with the rupture model and with the aftershock pattern of the m72 1980 eureka earthquake june 15th, 2005 (local time): the. On october 8, 2005, at 8:50 am local time, a magnitude mw = 76 earthquake struck the himalayan region of northern pakistan and kashmir the earthquake epicenter was located approximately 9 km north northeast of the city of muzaffarabad, the capital of the pakistani-administered part of kashmir,. On 8th october 2005 a 76-magnitude earthquake hit jammu and kashmir and caused huge devastation and killed over 1350 people in the valley within 24 hours actionaid launched a quick relief and recovery operation with an objective to reach out to the most marginalised and vulnerable groups in the affected areas. A massive earthquake struck pakistan and parts of india and afghanistan on saturday morning october 8, 2005 this was the strongest earthquake in the area during the last hundred years this earthquake was by far the most destructive disaster in the region current reports indicate that close to 80,000. Pakistan earthquake 2005 the case of centralized recovery planning and decentralized implementation country case study series disaster recovery framework guide may 2014.
The recent earthquake of 8 october 2005 in the muzaffarabad region in western himalaya destroyed several parts of pakistan and the north indian state of jammu and kashmir the earthquake of magnitude 76 claimed more than 80,000 lives, clearly exposing the poor standards of building construction — a major. Islamabad, pakistan, sunday, oct 9 - a powerful earthquake centered in the hindu kush mountains of pakistan on saturday morning sent tremors across south asia, killing more than 18,000 people, including at least 1,600 in remote northern pakistan, among them hundreds across both sides of disputed. Abstract introduction: the october 2005, kashmir earthquake main event was triggered along the balakot-bagh fault which runs from bagh to balakot, and caused more damages in and around these areas major landslides were activated during and after the earthquake inflicting large damages in the. The devastating earthquake that struck pakistan-administered kashmir in october 2005 resulted in the loss of more than 80,000 lives with more than 41,000 injured entire villages were destroyed, leaving survivors homeless with little or nothing to protect them from the imminent winter mercy relief focused.
Pakistan's school reconstruction plan since the 2005 kashmir earthquake has failed miserably where did it all go wrong. Oxfam's naureen khan meets two survivors of the kashmir earthquake - rani bibi, a seven year old orphan and shazia ahmed whose baby umbreen was pulled alive from the rubble after 3 days. Find out more about the history of 2005 kashmir earthquake, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom.
The 2005 kashmir earthquake occurred at 08:50:39 pakistan standard time on 8 october in pakistan administered areas of kashmir it was centered near the city of muzaffarabad, and also affected pakistan's khyber pakhtunkhwa province and the indian administered areas of jammu and kashmir it registered a moment. A major earthquake struck the india-pakistan border on the morning of 8 october 2005 it had a magnitude of mw=76 and was felt strongly in much of pakistan, northern india and eastern afghanistan the earthquake resulted at least 74,661 deaths in northern pakistan and adjoining parts of afghanistan.
“whenever i look at the mountain, i am reminded of that harrowing day,” he says, remembering october 8, 2005 when much of northern pakistan experienced an earthquake that turned towns and villages in azad jammu and kashmir (ajk) and neighbouring khyber pakhtunkhwa (kp) into graveyards. The kashmir earthquake (also known as the south asia earthquake or pakistan earthquake)lots of people died and i had a few friends whose family and friends died in it of 2005 was a major earthquake whose epicenter was the pakistan- administered disputed region of kashmir the earthquake occurred. Muhammad aqil khan and his daughter fakhra, 18, one of six siblings, in their new quake-resistant house – part of the erra reconstruction programme near bagh, kashmir they built it themselves on the site of their old home – completely destroyed in the 2005 earthquake it's some 200 metres above the nearest road. Kashmir's earthquake: the mountain tsunamioct 13th 2005 the kashmir earthquake: a double tragedyoct 13th 2005 in recent years, pakistan has not suffered as greatly from earthquakes as its neighbours in the himalayas, afghanistan, nepal, china and india its biggest earthquake in living memory.
Kashmir earthquake of 2005, disastrous earthquake that occurred on oct 8, 2005 , in the pakistan-administered portion of the kashmir region and the north-west frontier province (nwfp) of pakistan it also affected adjacent parts of india and afghanistan at least 79,000 people were killed and more than 32,000 buildings. Along with most of the northern pakistan and the kashmir regions (kashmir and eastern districts of khyber pakhtunkhwa), muzaffarabad and balakot were shaken by a predominantly disastrous earthquake of magnitude mw 76 in 2005 the earthquake is expected to have killed over 80,000 people and 70,000 injured,. Balakot (muzaffarabad) pakistan earthquake of 8 october 2005, mw76 an earthquake of magnitude mw=76 occurred in the ne of pakistan on oct 8, 2005, at 8:50:40 am local time, (3:50:40 gmt) its epicenter was located at about 10 km in the east of balakot and 19 km in the north-east of muzaffarabad.
08 august 2005 geoff mackley and gareth hawken travelled to pakistan to film the devastation caused by the earthquake pak. Nato airlifted close to 3500 tons of urgently-needed supplies to pakistan and deployed engineers, medical units and specialist equipment to assist in relief operations after the devastating 8 october 2005 earthquake. Anybody who was in northern pakistan on october 8 2005 will never forget where they were and what they were doing the moment the world started to shake i was standing in my garden in islamabad, as the ground seemed to sway one way and the house lurched the other instantly we knew that this was.