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28 Jul 2015 description

Islamabad, Pakistan | AFP | Tuesday 7/28/2015 - 16:47 GMT

Torrential rains and flooding have killed 81 people in Pakistan over the past two weeks and affected almost 300,000, the disaster management agency said Tuesday, warning of more bad weather to come.

Severe rains which began in mid-July have caused havoc in both the north and south of the country, damaging more than 1,900 houses and injuring dozens of people, a spokesman for the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said.

28 Jul 2015 description

Rescue and relief operations by civil administration and army contingents are under way in flood-hit areas across Pakistan, said a report published on Radio Pakistan on Tuesday.

Yesterday, The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) had issued alerts to the government agencies concerned and provincial disaster management authorities (PDMAs) for a possible flood in River Indus and heavy rains in different parts of the country.

28 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 22–28 July 2015

Somalia: More than 10,000 people have been displaced in Lower Shabelle and Bay regions since AMISOM and Somali armed forces began their offensive. Al Shabaab has lost control of Bardhere in Gedo and Dinsoor in Bay. In accessible areas of Hudur town, Bakool, 33% GAM and 19% SAM were observed in a MUAC assessment in July – a significant deterioration since June. Very critical malnutrition rates persist in Bulo Burde, Hiraan.

28 Jul 2015 description

CHITRAL: The people in the flood-affected upper parts of Chitral and Lot Koh and Bumburate valleys have complained about acute shortage of food and clean drinking water.

Flood victims told Dawn over the telephone here from Mulkhow, Reshun, Shoghore and Garam Chashma that they had run out of food items and faced starvation.

They said the roads leading to all calamity-hit areas in Chitral district had been closed and that it might take one to two weeks for their opening to vehicular traffic.

28 Jul 2015 description

Overview – IDPs in KP/FATA from Jan to June 2015

As of 01st Jan 2015, the number of IDPs families registered in KP/FATA reached 263,967 families, within the first half of 2015 there was registration for additional IDPs coming from Khyber agency which increase the number, in the other hand the returns to SWA, NWA and Khyber agency started within this period as per the plan announced by the government at the beginning of 2015, as of 30th June 2015 the number of IDPs in KP/FATA was 259,400 families.

28 Jul 2015 description
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Precipitation Accumulation Analysis with GPM Derived Data (IMERG Real Time) Acquired 19 July 2015 0 h to 27 July 2015 5 h UTC

27 Jul 2015 description

Heavy monsoon rains, the rapid melting of snow and outbursts from glacial lakes have led to flash floods and the flooding of the Indus River in various locations across Pakistan. The floods have affected 23 Districts across Pakistan with 55 reported fatalities and 14 people injured. Chitral District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and six Districts of Punjab province have been hit the hardest, with a high risk of floods in Sindh province in coming days. The Pakistan Army and Government authorities are providing immediate response.

27 Jul 2015 description

QUETTA: Two policemen and a woman were killed when unknown gunmen attacked a senior police officer's convoy in Quetta's Sariab road area on Monday.

One attacker was also killed in retaliatory fire, while two female pedestrians received bullet wounds in the crossfire, said Quetta Police Chief Abdul Razzaq Cheema.

One of the injured women later succumbed to her injuries on her way to hospital.

Zahoor Afridi, the Superintendent of Sariab police narrowly escaped the attempt on his life in Sariab's Killi Geo area.

27 Jul 2015 description
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Monsoon rains started in late July but have already created chaos in different parts of Pakistan. DCA has pledged half a million DKK

Monsoon rains and flood continues to create havoc in different parts of the flood-affected areas leaving thousands of families affected, large number of houses destroyed, thousands of acres of ready to harvest crops and fruits orchards have been damaged, link roads and bridges destroyed.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department has issued high alert in the wake of expected widespread heavy rain and flood.