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15 Sep 1992 description


UNDRO 92/0655

PAKISTAN - FLOODS IN AZAD KASHMIR,
NORTH WESTERN FRONTIER PROVINCE AND PUNJAB
DHA-UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
15 SEPTEMBER 1992

SITUATION

1. THE GOVERNMENT HAS DECLARED A STATE OF EMERGENCY FOLLOWING TORRENTIAL RAINS IN THE NORTH AND CENTRE OF PAKISTAN SINCE THE MIDDLE OF LAST WEEK. THE WORST AFFECTED AREA APPEARS TO BE AZAD KASHMIR.

IMPACT

2. OVER 2,000 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN REPORTED KILLED, ROADS AND MANY BRIDGES ARE DAMAGED. AGRICULTURAL LAND AND CROPS ARE SERIOUSLY AFFECTED. THE DAMAGE IS DESCRIBED AS ENORMOUS.

28 Aug 1992 description

UNDRO 92/0617

PAKISTAN - EARTHQUAKE
DHA-UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
28 AUGUST 1992

1. AN EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 5.7 ON RICHTER SCALE HIT PAKISTAN ON 28 AUGUST AT 5.51 HRS LOCAL TIME, APPROXIMATELY 100 KM SOUTH WEST QUETTA. EPICENTER LOCATED AT 29.3 DEGREES NORTH, 66.7 DEGREES EAST, ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.

2. PRELIMINARY REPORTS OF DAMAGE INCLUDES 4 DEATHS AND DAMAGE TO HOUSING. NO INFORMATION IS YET AVAILABLE ON RELIEF NEEDS OR ASSISTANCE. NO REQUEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE HAS BEEN RECEIVED BY DHA-UNDRO.

11 Aug 1992 description


UNDRO 92/0595

PAKISTAN - MONSOON RAINS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
11 AUGUST 1992

1. AS OF 9 AUGUST, HEAVY MONSOON RAINS HAVE AFFECTED 13 DISTRICTS, BREACHED 11 CANALS AND FLOODED MORE THAN 100 VILLAGES IN SINDH PROVINCE, SOUTHERN PAKISTAN.

2. 94 PERSONS DIED AND MORE THAN 270,000 HOUSES HAVE BEEN SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED (123,000 COMPLETELY AND 150,000 PARTIALLY) IN THE FLOODS, WHICH ALSO KILLED 5,700 HEADS OF CATTLE AND CAUSED EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO STANDING CROPS OF PADDY, COTTON, SUGARCRANE AND VEGETABLES.

22 May 1992 description


UNDRO 92/0425

PAKISTAN - EARTHQUAKE
DHA-UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
22 MAY 1992

1. AN EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 5.5 ON RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED APPROXIMATELY 70 KM WEST OF PESHAWAR, NORTHERN PAKISTAN, ON WEDNESDAY 20 MAY. EARLY INFORMATION INDICATES 36 PEOPLE KILLED AND MORE THAN 100 INJURED IN QUAKE WHICH CAUSED DAMAGE TO VILLAGES IN AREA ADJACENT TO EPICENTER.

2. NO INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE REQUESTED BY GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN. DHA-UNDRO MONITORING SITUATION IN CONTACT WITH RESIDENT CO-ORDINATOR.

DHA-UNDRO 414242 DRO CH +

DPR 310 PAK