In the serene landscapes of Sikkim, nature's beauty is both captivating and fragile. Unfortunately, the recent flash flood has shown us just how delicate this balance can be. Triggered by the South Lhonak Lake outburst, the floodwaters have wreaked havoc, affecting the entire river basin from North Sikkim to West Bengal.
Q: What triggered the recent flash flood in Sikkim?
A: The recent flash flood in Sikkim was triggered by the outburst of South Lhonak Lake.
Q: Which areas in Sikkim have been affected by the flash flood?
A: The entire river basin from North Sikkim to West Bengal has been affected by the flash flood. Specific areas with disrupted road connections include Naga, Chungthang, Dickchu, Dzongu, Teesta,Toong,singtam ,Rongpo ,Calamthang and many lower belt place .
Q: What kind of support is needed for the people of affacted areas.
A: The people are in dire need of immediate relief, including food, clean water, shelter and medicine .
Q: How can I contribute to the campaign to help Sikkim during this crisis?
A: You can contribute to the campaign by making a donation to provide support and aid to those affected by the natural disaster in Sikkim.
Q: Are there any tourists affected by the flood?
A: Yes, in addition to the local population, more than 3,000 tourists are reported to be stuck in North Sikkim due to the flood.
Cumulative report of October 7 from District Disaster Management Authority Mangan.
No. of Villages/ Wards/Nagar Panchayat/Councils affected :
1. Lower belt of Ramthang-Tanek
2. Entire Dzongu Block
3.Six GPUs in Mangan and Chungthang Block
•No. of Population affected:15300 approx
•No. of Houses Damaged:164 (till date)
•No. of Human lives lost:4 (till date)
•No. of people missing:14 (till date)
Utilization of Funds
1 50% of the amout either will handover to CMRF or registered NGOs on belhalf of offbeatsikkim .
2. 50% of the total amount raised from the campaign will used for purchase of essiential commodaties like Rice,Oil,Salts ,etc for the flash flood victims .