Distribution of compensation five lac each from Govt of AjK and NDMA among the heirs of Mirpur & Bhimber Earthquake victims at Commissioner office Mirpur. Members of Federal Cabinet and AJK Legislative Assembly along with State level officials participated in the ceremony.

PM Pakistan Imran Khan visits earthquake injured patients at district head quarter hospital mirpur

A damaged road in an earthquake-hit area on the outskirts of Mirpur AJ&K

A damaged road in an earthquake-hit area on the outskirts of Mirpur AJ&K

PM AJ&K Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan addresses to a briefing on devastating earthquake in Mirpur.

Chief Secretary MATHAR NIAZ RANA addresses to a briefing on devastating earthquake in Mirpur.

Earthquake Mirpur 2019 at a Glance

Strong devastating earth quake rocked the city of Mirpur AJ&K leaving at least 38 dead & 665 injured in Jatlan a small town & two villages manda & Afzalpur. The Magnitude of 5.6 jolted several cities majorly affecting Mirpur AJK. The earth quake struck at 4:02pm which caused the life loss of dozens of citizens and buildings collapsed. The road cracks are large enough to swallow the cars.

Earthquake
A devastating earthquake hit Mirpur AJ&K on 24th september at 4:02 PM with the magnitude of 5.8 leaving massive destruction. The earthquake caused 38 casualities and 665 injured and more then 1000 houses/buildings have been collapsed and huge cracks on roads and bridges caused more then 200 vehicles broken down.
Rescue
The civil administration and Pakistan army started the rescue operation with in one hour after earthquake.Emergency services were enforced and injureds were sent to hospital for immidiate treatment. Rift Canal was diverted as it could cause the worst situation for earthquake victims.
Relief
Quick health services, Tents for homeless people, Food itmes, Blankets/Quilt were quickly provided to the affectees by civil administration and Pakistan army teams. Very second day road was partially reconstructed for traffic, communication and electricity was restored.
Rehabilitation
AJ&K Government has started collecting data/survey of casualities, injuries and property damages of earthquake victims. 22 teams have been formed for assesment of life and property losses. AJ&K Information Technology Board established a controll room for the assistance of all teams as data is being collected through a spacial software developed by AJ&K IT Board

Losses Counter

38


Deaths

665


Injuries

~50


Vehicles

10691


Partially Damaged Properties

3073


Fully Damaged Properties

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  • GoAJK appoints Relief Commissioner 01 Oct 2019

    Govt declares affected area as Calamity Affected Area and appoints Commissioner Mirpur Division as Relief Commissioner in addition to his normal functions. The Natural Clamity Act will be effective, henceforth, in the Quake Zone.

  • GoAJ&K Started Rehabilitation Process 29 Sep 2019

    GoAJ&K has started the rehabilitation process and formed 22 teams going at door step for collecting data and damages in the earthquake.

  • PM Pakistan Imran Khan Visits Mirpur 30 Sep, 2019

    PM Pakistan Imran Khan visted to Mirpur AJ&K, he made a special visit to the injured patients of earthquake 2019 in Mirpur foreign ministor Shah Mehmood Qureshi, PM AJ&K Raja Farooq Ahmed Khan and other cabinet members were also present.

  • COAS visits Earthquake effected areas 28 Sep, 2019

    COAS visted to the earthquake affected areas and passed spacial directions to Pakistan Army for the fast relief and rescue operations for the victims. Pak Army took immidiate action for the reconstruction of road which was made functional for the light traffic flow.


Some Pictorials of recent earthquake

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Prime Minister Imran khan today with Raja Farooq Haider, the Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. He was briefed on the losses as well as rescue, relief and rehabilitation measures, He also announced a compensation of 5 lac for the victims of earthquake.

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Prime Minister Imran khan today with Raja Farooq Haider, the Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. He was briefed on the losses as well as rescue, relief and rehabilitation measures, He also announced a compensation of 5 lac for the victims of earthquake.

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President AJK visited earthquake affected areas in Mirpur Division. Briefed by the Commissioner Mirpur on Rescue, Relief and Rehab activities undertaken by the Administration.

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Divisional Administration Mirpur while giving briefing about post earthquake measures and challenges, to Sobia Kamal Federal Parliamentary Secretary (MNA), and representatives from different NGOs, at Commissioner office Mirpur.

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Hona’ble Minister Information Technology visits the Control room of Crisis Management Centre at AJ&K Information Technology Board Muzaffarabad and briefed by Director General IT Board upon Crisis Management System for recent Earthquake Mirpur 2019.

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Internal Review / recap session on the activity of past two weeks regarding Earthquake Mitigation Effort under chairmanship of the Senior Member Board of Revenue AJK. Bottlenecks were identified, SOPs improved and future strategy was thrashed out.

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8th of October 2019 Muzaffarabad: AJK IT Board Team is working on DARMIS (Damage Assessment & Relief Management Information System) software to provide back-end support to on field workers or CMC team in Mirpur.

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MDA officers taking part in rescuee operation for Earthquake victims in Mirpur

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MDA officers taking part in rescuee operation for Earthquake victims in Mirpur

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MDA officers taking part in rescuee operation for Earthquake victims in Mirpur

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Relief and Rehabilitation activities in progress in earthquake hit areas"-Mirpur Earthquake 2019

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UN agencies and INGOs visited the earthquake affected areas in Mirpur.

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The UN agencies were briefed on the ongoing relief activities. Gaps were identified and future strategies regarding rehabilitation/ reconstruction, Health, Livelihoods, Child protection, Trauma Treatment, WATSAN, infrastructure restoration were discussed. Representatives from the agencies promised assist the Government for the rehabilitation/ reconstruction of earthquake affected areas.

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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan and BISP chairperson, Sania Nishtar, while taking briefing on post earthquake situation of Mirpur Division from Divisional Administration Mirpur.

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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan and BISP chairperson, Sania Nishtar, while taking briefing on post earthquake situation of Mirpur Division from Divisional Administration Mirpur.

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Government of Pakistan and Government of Azad Kashmir announced a cash grant of 5 lac each for the deceased in the earthquake. Distribution ceremony of compensation cheques among the heirs of Mirpur Earthquake victims at Commissioner office Mirpur on 02-10-2019. Members of Federal Cabinet and AJK Legislative Assembly along with State level officials participated in the ceremony.

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Government of Pakistan and Government of Azad Kashmir announced a cash grant of 5 lac each for the deceased in the earthquake. Distribution ceremony of compensation cheques among the heirs of Mirpur Earthquake victims at Commissioner office Mirpur on 02-10-2019. Members of Federal Cabinet and AJK Legislative Assembly along with State level officials participated in the ceremony.

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Government of Pakistan and Government of Azad Kashmir announced a cash grant of 5 lac each for the deceased in the earthquake. Distribution ceremony of compensation cheques among the heirs of Mirpur Earthquake victims at Commissioner office Mirpur on 02-10-2019. Members of Federal Cabinet and AJK Legislative Assembly along with State level officials participated in the ceremony.

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Honorable Governor Punjab visited the earthquake affected areas in Mirpur. He was briefed about the ongoing Relief measures and future rehabilitation plans. A delegation of NGOs had accompanied the Governor

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Honorable Governor Punjab visited the earthquake affected areas in Mirpur. He was briefed about the ongoing Relief measures and future rehabilitation plans.

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A delegation of NGOs had accompanied the Governor. Immediate need for winterized tents / shelters was highlighted. Besides this, strategies regarding Rehabilitation/Reconstruction were discussed. Honorable Governor assured full cooperation on his own behalf and on behalf of government.

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Chairman NDMA Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal visited the earthquake affected areas in Mirpur. He was briefed on post earthquake situation from Divisional Administration Mirpur and the ongoing relief operation.

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Chairman NDMA Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal visited the earthquake affected areas in Mirpur. He was briefed on post earthquake situation from Divisional Administration Mirpur and the ongoing relief operation.

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Chairman NDMA Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal visited the earthquake affected areas in Mirpur. He was briefed on post earthquake situation from Divisional Administration Mirpur and the ongoing relief operation.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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An employee of Electricity department restores supply line that was failed due to Earthquake destruction in Mirpur.

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Electricity department working on restoration of Electric poles and transformers in Mirpur.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Pakistan Army reconstructed the road for the light traffic flow for easy access to the victims of Earthquake in Mirpur.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Reinstallation of Electric Transformers very 2nd day of Earthquake in Mirpur.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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Earthquake 2019 Mirpur shattered down the electricity and communication supply lines and transformers.

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AJ&K Police department taking part in rescuee operation for Earthquake victims in Mirpur

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AJ&K Police department taking part in rescuee operation for Earthquake victims in Mirpur

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AJ&K Police department taking part in rescuee operation for Earthquake victims in Mirpur

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AJ&K Police department taking part in rescuee operation for Earthquake victims in Mirpur

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AJ&K Police department taking part in rescuee operation for Earthquake victims in Mirpur

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Prime Minister AJ&K , Raja Farooq Haider Khan, visited Earthquake hit areas and directed the local administration for maximum facilitation to the effectees.

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Chief Engineer Highways monitors the reconstruction of earthquake damaged roads

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Chief secretary GoAJK , Mr. Mathar Niaz Rana, chairing a high level meeting at Mirpur AJ & K on the Rescue & Relief operations in Earthquake affected areas.

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Chief secretary GoAJK , Mr. Mathar Niaz Rana, chairing a high level meeting at Mirpur AJ & K on the Rescue & Relief operations in Earthquake affected areas.

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Mirpur: PM AJ&k Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan recites Fateha for martyred of Earthquake in Mirpur.

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Relief Distribution for earthquake affectees in Mirpur

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Mirpur: PM AJ&K Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan addresses to a briefing on devastating earthquake in Mirpur.

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Federal Minister Ali Muhammad Khan takes briefing from civil administration on earthquake 2019 Mirpur

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Federal Minister Ali Muhammad Khan visits earthquake injured patients in earthquake 2019 Mirpur