Pakistan: Monsoon 2012 Situation Report No. 2 (as of 3 October 2012)

Highlights

• Humanitarian partners have so far distributed 655 tons of food to more than 50 per cent of the 20,000 flood-affected families scheduled to receive food assistance in Balochistan and Sindh.

• Health partners have provided life-saving medicines for 443,159 people in the hardest hit districts in Balochistan, Punjab and Sindh.

• Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) partners are providing water via tankers to more than 230,000 people in Balochistan, Punjab and Sindh daily.

• Government authorities have so far distributed 265,132 food packages, 52,689 tents, 20,787 blankets, 45,000 bottles of mineral water and 4,380 jerry cans, among other relief items.

• More than 300,000 people in the flood-affected districts urgently require comprehensive nutrition care.

• Funding constraints are hampering humanitarian response in the flood-affected areas.

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