Month: June 2013

Uttarakhand floods: Horror resides in this valley

This article has been translated from a first person account originally in Hindi in Amar Ujala http://www.amarujala.com/news/states/uttarakhand/dehradun/now-horror-staying-in-the-valley/ by Ved Vilas Uniyal and Surendra Puri We reach Harshil around noon. Harshil-Dharali, famous for scenic natural beauty and apple orchards is a ghost village. Everyone is subdued by catastrophe and scenes of devastation lie in all directions. …

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satellite image of area of uttarkashi flood 2013

Uttarakhand donate: How to send aid to Uttarakhand flood survivors

The Uttarakhand flood is fast becoming a hotbed for opportunists. Fake images and videos are circulated online to get social media power, announcements are made encouraging people to publicize certain profiles or content promising donations to flood relief, fake links are coming up requesting donations for flood relief. It isn’t all that different from the …

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