District Disaster Management Officer Kargil
Jammu & Kashmir Helpline Number: 1070
Jammu & Kashmir EOC: 0194-2303399
National Helpline Number: 011-1078
National Disaster Control Room: 011-26701728
The State of Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed a long history of natural disasters, ranging from catastrophic earthquakes to destructive floods, snow blizzards to avalanches, landslides to wind storms; allowing to its peculiar topography, rugged terrain, extreme weather conditions, and unique geographical and geo-climatic settings.
Disasters cannot be prevented, but all necessary measures can be taken to minimize damages due to disasters. A prepared community can deal with disasters in a better manner. The State believes in the slogan“Help people, to help themselves”.