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Overview of Flood Waters in Multan area, Punjab Province, Pakistan (as of 15 September 2014)

This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of flood affected land as detected in a TerraSAR-X image acquired 15 September 2014 in the Multan area, Punjab Province (Pakistan). The area along Chenab River and the agricultural areas west of Multan along Chenab River are most likely inundated by floods caused by monsoon rains. Due to sensor limitations, flood waters could be underestimated in urban areas. This analysis has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR /UNOSAT.

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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

Report
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