This Article is From Jun 21, 2013

Uttarakhand rains: Helpline numbers to reach for assistance

Uttarakhand rains: Helpline numbers to reach for assistance
New Delhi: More than 50,000 people remain stranded across Uttarakhand, even as rescue efforts are in full swing across the state.

More than 550 people have died in the state and the toll is expected rise further. The state government has set up several relief camps to provide food, water, and other aid to the locals and tourists.

The Indian Army has deployed soldiers to assist in rescue operations. Food packets are being air-dropped to several locations and choppers are assisting in rescue efforts.

The government has also set up helpline numbers. People in need of rescue or assistance, can call these numbers:

  • Uttarakhand: 0135-2710334/ 0135-2710335/ 0135-2710233/ 011-23710362
  • Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi and Chamoli: +919808151240, +919837134399
  • Pauri, Haridwar and Nainital: +91999779124, +919451901023
  • Almora, Bageshwar and Pithoragarh: +919456755206, +919634535758
  • Uttarakhand Disaster Management Secretary: +919837542221
  • Indian Army (Medical): 18001805558/ 18004190282/ 8009833388
  • Army (for pilgrims stranded at Joshimath): 0138922225

District Disaster Control Room:

  • Almora - 05962237874, 9411378137
  • Pithoragarh - 05964228050, 9412079945
  • Haridwar- 01334223999, 9837352202
  • Bageshwar - 05963220197
  • Nainital - 05942231179, 9456714092
  • Udhamsingh Nagar - 05944250719, 9410376808

Helpline numbers for people from Maharashtra:

09868140663, 09818187793, 02222027990, 02222816625

Helpline numbers for people from Karnataka:

080 2294 2222, 080 2225 0999
People in Bangalore: 080 2225 3707
People in Dharwad: 0836 2233840




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