The great gujarat earthquake 2001 - lessons learnt dr alok gupta research associate national centre for disaster management (ncdm) indian institute of public administration. The figure of us$45 billion provided by the government of gujarat is an approximate estimate the precise estimate of economic losses due to the earthquake is yet to be established. Bhuj earthquake india 2001 gujarat : disaster on a day of celebration : 51st republic day 20,800 dead basic facts earthquake: 8:46am epicenter: near bhuj in gujarat, india. Gujarat earthquake the 2001 gujarat earthquake occurred on january 26 effects/hazards of the earthquake the quake left 19,727 believed dead, 166,001 injured and destroyed nearly 400,000 homes causes gujarat lies about 400 km from the plate boundary between the indian plate and the eurasian plate.
January 26, 2001 earthquake in western india this page was last edited on 16 december 2017, at 23:20 all structured data from the main and property namespace is available under the creative commons cc0 license text in the other namespaces is available under the creative commons attribution. Lessons learned from past notable disasters india part 3: earthquakes walter hays, global alliance for disaster reduction, vienna, virginia, usa. Gujarat earthquake, 2001 around 845 in the morning on india's 52nd republic day -- january 26, 2001, a powerful earthquake measuring 77 on the richter scale struck gujarat. Recently, a powerful earthquake of the magnitude of 69 on the richter scale that rocked the western indian state of gujarat has caused extensive damage to life and property apart from human misery, it has devastated the state physically, socially and economically discusses some issues which. The 2001 gujarat earthquake , also known as the bhuj earthquake, occurred on 26 january, india's 52nd republic day , at 08:46 am ist and lasted for over 2 minutes the epicentre was about 9 km south-southwest of the village of chobari in bhachau taluka of kutch district of gujarat , india the.
Background on friday 26th january 2001, the severest earthquake to hit india for 50 years devastated the north-west state of gujarat killing an estimated 16,480 people in the worst affected areas 95 per cent of buildings were destroyed and almost one million people lost their homes oxfam was. The earthquake of 25 january 2001 in gujarat, india george pararas-carayannis introduction. New delhi, oct 20: a moderate intensity earthquake of magnitude 53 with its epicentre in the heart of the gir forest lion sanctuary in gujarat's junagadh district shook parts of western india tonight.
Earthquake: gujarat, india ,79 on the richter scale, 846 am january 26th, 20,800 dead, earthquake: 8:46am on january 26, 2001, epicenter: near bhuj in gujarat, india magnitude: 79 on the richter scale. A devastating earthquake hit india this morning, killing more than 1,000 (based on news reports) as it toppled buildings and houses the quake, measuring 69 on the richter scale and epicentered around 20 km north-east of bhuj in gujarat, occurred at 08:46 ist (indian standard time) according to the. A major earthquake struck gujarat, india, on 26 january 2001 at 08:46 am local time resulting in close to 13,823 deaths and extensive damage to property in gujarat, india.
Ten years on from the earthquake that devastated the north-western indian state of gujarat, the bbc finds an economic powerhouse has risen from the rubble of this once neglected backwater. Aid effectiveness after the gujarat earthquake: a case study of disaster relief jesse d lecy social science, the maxwell school of syracuse university. Gujarat earthquake news and updates from the economictimescom. Advertisements: a massive earthquake struck gujarat on january 26, 2001, india's fifty-first republic day the border district of kachchh, which bore the brunt of the fury, was almost completely destroyed, with the urban areas of bhuj (the district headquarters), anjar, bhachau and rapar.