September 17, 2014

Floods in Pakistan

DATED 19 Sep 2014 UPDATES:


  •      Country wide flood losses stand at: 318 persons dead, 1,806,192 population affected and 2,324,427 acres of cropped area affected  in Punjab, according to authorities;
  •      The flood water has entered upper Sindh through the Indus River. 122 camps have been set up in the six likely affected districts to accommodate the population displaced  / likely to be displaced from within the flood plains;  
  •      The Multi-sector  Initial  Rapid Assessment (MIRA) is ongoing in Mandi Bahauddin, Jhang, Hafizabad, Chiniot and Multan districts in Punjab;
  •      Flood relief activities are proceeding in the worst affected Punjab districts of  Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Sialkot, Sargodha, Jhang, Chiniot, Multan, Muzzafaragarh and Rahim Yar Khan;
  •      The Pakistan Metrological Department’s  Drought advisory of 15 September indicates moderate to severe situation in southeastern Sindh, and a moderate drought situation in Chaghai district of Balochistan , and Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan districts of Punjab.



Dated 17 Sept 2014:  Flood losses continue to mount country-wide with 312 dead,  2,275,735 persons affected,  and 1,681,206 acres of cropped area affected in Punjab. Losses are likely to increase as damages are assessed

PDMA reported as of 11 September 2014 that 184 deaths have been recorded so far, 347 injured, 7690 houses reported as damaged partially or fully, 2361 villages affected, 1,883,451 people affected so far, 1005862 acres area of crops vanished and 353 cattle perished. Damages and losses may increase as the information is coming in. Dated 12 Sept. 2014

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