X hits on this document

342 views

0 shares

0 downloads

0 comments

71 / 89

The following Weak Zones In the State may be termed as trigger points: Ridges

  • Delhi-Haridwar Ridge

  • Delhi Muzaffarnagar Ridge

  • Faizabad Ridge

Faults

  • Moradabad Fault

  • Bhairawan Fault

  • East-West Running Tear Faults

228. term

The plan

state government is taking necessary required to develop preparedness

steps to develop initiatives, for upcoming earthquakes

both and

short term

and

long

sensitize

the

civic

administrators critical inputs

and citizens of the vulnerable urban and rural areas. The effort is being made to provide to develop a robust rehabilitation program, which includes the damage assessment of the

building

stock,

and

their

repair

and

reconstruction.

It

also

pointed

out

to

the

dire

need

to

build

capacity

in

the technical community to tide sustained by the buildings in the

over earthquake disasters, in terms affected area, steps required to take

of training on how to up retrofit buildings.

assess

damages

229.

In short, a well equipped, robust earthquake engineering industry in Uttar Pradesh is being planned

in the state so that earthquake related products and services can be made available to the affected communities on professional basis. The necessary techno-legal framework is being developed in the state

to ensure that all new constructions fulfill seismic requirements of the National Building Code. Other Natural Hazards

230.

Uttar Pradesh is also vulnerable to many other hazards such as cold wave, heat wave, hailstorm,

cloud bluster and which cause huge damage to life and crop and property.

Man-made Hazards

231.

Rise of modernization, industrialization and transportation have also created situation for new

kinds of man-made hazards. Appropriate steps are required so that such hazards do not result into sources

of major causalities and extensive damage to property and the environment. The state government is taking necessary steps to mitigate the problems of man-made hazards such as accidents, industrial hazard, chemical hazard, terrorist activities, nuclear hazard and so on.

Recent Disasters in Uttar Pradesh

Flood (2009)

  • The flood position in U.P. during 2009 is as under.

  • Flood related major rivers - Ghagra, Sharda, Rapti, Saryu, Kuwano, Gandak

[ 432 ]

Document info
Document views342
Page views342
Page last viewedThu Jan 19 06:50:23 UTC 2017
Pages89
Paragraphs4334
Words33274

Comments