The following Weak Zones In the State may be termed as trigger points: Ridges
Delhi Muzaffarnagar Ridge
East-West Running Tear Faults
state government is taking necessary required to develop preparedness
steps to develop initiatives, for upcoming earthquakes
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
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.
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
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.
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
The flood position in U.P. during 2009 is as under.
Flood related major rivers - Ghagra, Sharda, Rapti, Saryu, Kuwano, Gandak
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