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20 Mar 1998 description

Last week, the International Federation appealed for 775,000 Swiss francs for flood relief operations in the Pakistani province of Baluchistan. The funds will be used to assist 40,000 of the most vulnerable survivors of recent flash floods that swept away more than 100 villages and to stockpile relief materials in the region. Some 300 fatalities from the floods have been confirmed but another 1,500 people are missing and feared dead.

06 Mar 1998 description

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE
EMERGENCY RESPONSE OFFICE
34 Denominations & Communions Working Together to Meet Human Needs

06 Mar 1998 description

At least 150 bodies have been recovered and over one-thousand people are still missing three days after flash floods struck a remote region of southwest Pakistan.

Government officials say helicopters were evacuating stranded people to makeshift tent shelters and dropping food for others trapped by the floods.

Pakistan's Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, is visiting the region where the floods, triggered by unusually heavy spring rains, are receding.

05 Mar 1998 description

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE
EMERGENCY RESPONSE OFFICE
34 Denominations & Communions Working Together to Meet Human Needs

05 Mar 1998 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 98/0166

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
5 March 1998

Situation

20 Feb 1998 description

ISLAMABAD, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A severe earthquake jolted Islamabad and parts of northern Pakistan on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage, government officials and witnesses said.

A government seismic centre in the northwestern town of Peshawar said the quake measured 6.1 on the Richter scale, a force which can cause widespread damage, and was centred near the Pakistan-Afghan border.

The tremor, the second in the region in a week, struck at 5.18 p.m.

11 Aug 1995 description

Ref: DHAGVA - 95/0427
CORRIGENDUM

1. UNDP/DHA RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS THAT, AS A RESULT OF THE RAINS/FLOODS IN ALL PROVINCES, INCLUDING JAMMU AND KASHMIR, THE TOLL, AS OF 9 AUGUST 1995, IS:

HUMAN LIVES LOST: 451
VILLAGES AFFECTED: 4,585
PERSONS AFFECTED: 1.255m
AREA AFFECTED: 3.472
HOUSES DEMOLISHED : 55,473
CROPS AFFECTED: 1.126 MILLION ACRES
HOUSES DAMAGED: 76,982

26 Oct 1994 description

DHA-GENEVA 94/0439
PAKISTAN - EARTHQUAKE
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

04 Jul 1994 description


DHA-GENEVA 94/0227

PAKISTAN - TORRENTIAL RAINS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
4 JULY 1994

1.ON 3 JULY 1994 WIDESPREAD MONSOON RAINS CAUSED CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE, PARTICULARLY IN LOW-LYING AREAS OF RAWALPINDI AND ISLAMABAD WHERE 190 MM OF RAIN WAS RECORDED. THIS REPRESENTS THE SECOND HIGHEST DOWNPOUR IN THESE CITIES ON RECORD. RAIN WAS ALSO RECORDED IN MURREE (62 MM), RISALPUR (29 MM) AND KARACHI (31 MM), AND TO A LESSER EXTENT IN PESHAWAR, LAHORE, SIALKOT, MULTAN, BAHAWALPUR, SHORKOT AND QUETTA.

15 Jul 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0267

PAKISTAN - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
15 JULY 1993

SITUATION

1. MONSOON RAINS STARTING ON 7 JULY 1993 IN NORTHERN RAJASTHAN (INDIA). ALSO HIT PUNJAB, KASHMIR AND NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE IN PAKISTAN. THE RAINS IN THE UPPER CATCHMENTS OF RIVERS SUTLEJ, RAVI AND CHENAB STARTED ON 8 JULY AND CONTINUED UNTIL 10 JULY 1993 CAUSING SUDDEN RISE
IN WATER LEVELS AND HEAVY FLOODING IN SOME AREAS.

29 Mar 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0098
PAKISTAN/AFGHANISTAN - AVALANCHES
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1

17 Mar 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0092

PAKISTAN - AVALANCHES
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
17 MARCH 1993

SITUATION