Reference : V-P-IN-E-00206
Date : 14/08/2010
Country/Region : INDIA
Caption : State of Jammu and Kashmir, Leh. The population accesses safe dinking water provided by an emergency water purification unit in the aftermath of a cloudburst that triggered flash floods and landslides.
Photographer : RAWOOT, Sahadeo
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : On the 6 August 2010 a violent cloudburst hit the region triggering flash floods and landslides wich washed away hundreds of houses and killed many people (nearly 190).

The Indian Red Cross Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies installed emergency water purification units operated by the National Disaster Water Response Team to provide drinking water to those affected by the cloudburst.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 3456x2592
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour