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David Petley’s analysis of potential failure scenarios for landslide lake in Hunza

1. This is a landscape littered with large landslide scars In the Attabad area alone Shroder (1998) identified six previous very large landslides: “Multiple overlapping rockslides have repeatedly thundered into the Hunza River near Atabad, several with serious and destructive … Continue reading

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[Killing beauty] A lake formed in Gojal Valley

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A video documentary on Attabad Disaster victims by Javaid Kazmi (PTV)

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FOCUS distributes relief items among the Attabad IDPs

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HRCP to hold press conference on Gojal – Hunza situation in Lahore

PT Report Lahore, March 9: Positively responding to the awareness raising campaign initiated by Lahore based Gojali youth, the chairperson of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Asma Jahangeer, would be addressing a press conference today at 5 O’clock at the … Continue reading

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Gojal Valley our Homeland Submerging Every Hour

by Mehmood Ali As we are all are well aware about the ongoing disaster because of the Lake at Hunza river. Shiishkat village is first  victim of the deadly lake which is gradually reaching Gulmit, Gulkin,  Hussaini and up to … Continue reading

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Lake has expanded by 20 m towards Gulmit as of March 1

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[EVENT] Conference on Hunza Disaster

Title: Natural Disaster in Karakoram (Hunza) and its impact on Indus Basin Where: National Press Club, Islamabad When: March 2, 2010,    Time: 2:00 PM By Whom: Sungi Development Foundation, Gilgit – Baltistan Human Rights Network, Progressive Youth Front Who … Continue reading

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“Save Gojal Committee” criticizes government for denying international help in Hunza

PT Report Islamabad, February 12: A press statement released by the Islamabad based “Save Gojal Committee” has criticized the government for “denying the helping hands of international community including the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs” for … Continue reading

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[Pictorial update] Ayeenabad-Shishkat current situation

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