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World + 52 others
Global emergency overview Snapshot 10–16 September

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Flood-affected families assisted in Pakistan

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Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief has begun distributing much needed aid to flood-affected families in Pakistan.

Working in the Haveli district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), our emergency teams have now provided relief items – including tents and kitchen sets – to vulnerable families in Hotter village, Chanjal union council.

The distribution is set to continue in other communities in the coming days, with Islamic Relief planning to extend its emergency response to reach the worst-hit families in Punjab.

Millions affected across two countries

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Afghanistan + 1 other
Afghanistan: Cross-Border Movement from Pakistan (as of 1 Sep 2014)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Madagascar + 21 others
Emergency Transboundary Outbreak Pest (ETOP) Situation Report for August with a Forecast till Mid-October, 2014

Summary

The Desert Locust (SGR1) situation remained calm in winter, spring and summer breeding areas in the western outbreak region in August and only low density adults were reported in Mauritania, Niger and Chad, and a similar situation is highly likely in northern Mali where the ongoing security situation continuous undermining survey operations. No locusts were reported in Algeria, Libya, Morocco or Tunisia during this month.

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Rescue Relief Continues in Flood Hit Areas

Islamabad: The flood water entered Muzaffargarh city after hitting Taliri canal and spreading in surrounding areas of Muradabad and Thatha Sialan. In order to release pressure from the canal, the district administration breached Doaba dyke at two places yesterday to save Muzaffargarh city.

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Pakistan: Protection Cluster Bulletin April - July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Overview of IDPs in KP FATA: as of 31 July 2014, the number of IDP families registered in KP/FATA was 207,472 families.

  • On-going North Waziristan (NWA) IDP protection response

  • Protection Cluster Detailed Assessment in area of displacement and area of return conducted and report issued.

  • Grievance Desk (GD) SOPs reviewed, providing step by step guidance on key issues raised at GDs and streamlining approach among protection actors

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CWS Initial Appeal: Pakistan Flood Response 2014

APPEAL CODE: #700-Q

INITIAL APPEAL GOAL: $1,550,584

SITUATION:
Torrential monsoon rains this month have so far killed at least 264 people and injured 484 others in Punjab; Pakistani-administered Kashmir (Azad Jammu and Kashmir); and Gilgit Baltistan provinces.

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Monsoon Weather Situation Report 2014, 15 September 2014

FLOOD WARNINGS

  1. As per Hydrology Directorate, WAPDA, Mangla River Jhelum downstream Mangla will be in medium to high flood at 1100 hrs dated 14 Sep 2014 with discharge of 110,000 to 150,000 CS through Mangla Power House and Spillway.

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Estimated Rainfall Accumulation over Pakistan from 4th to 13th September 2014

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UNOSAT
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This map presents the estimated total rainfall accumulation for Pakistan covering the period 4-13 September 2014. Also presented is the estimated mean average rainfall accumulation by administrative unit (1st level). This total estimate was derived from the Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission (TRMM) precipitation dataset at a spatial resolution of approximately 25km for this region. It is possible that precipitation levels may have been underestimated for local areas, and is not a substitute for ground station measurements.

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Monsoon 2014 Information Report 6 (as of 15-09-2014)

Highlights

Forecast from Pakistan Meteorological Department says “Seasonal low lies over north Baluchistan and adjoining areas. A shallow trough of westerly wave is also prevailing over Kashmir and adjoining areas”. As per the report of NDMA dated 14th September, 2014, Monsoon rains have affected 2,459,704 individuals caused 301 deaths and 507 people got injured in AJK, Punjab and GB. As per UNOCH report of 11th September, the authorities expect an estimated 3 million people to be affected by the floods in the coming days.