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05 Sep 2017 description
  • According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), monsoon rains have now claimed over 140 lives across Pakistan, the majority of deaths due to electrocution. The strong monsoon currents that caused fatal flooding have now almost ended, with light to moderate monsoon currents still persisting over northern parts of the country.

01 Sep 2017 description
  • Heavy rain has been affecting south-eastern Pakistan over the last few days, causing floods and damages.
  • According to local media, as of 1 September at 7.00 UTC, at least 23 people have been killed in the city of Karachi (Sindh province). They also reported that various parts of the city were submerged by the floods.
  • Over the next 24 hours, heavy rain could still affect this area.
04 Aug 2017 description
  • A persistent heatwave and heavy downpours are affecting Chitral and Gilgit Baltistan. Overflows, and consequent flash floods and landslides, are expected.
  • Monsoon flooding nationwide has already caused 98 deaths, out of which 35 children, 112 injuries and 286 damaged houses. The worst hit province in terms of casualties is Punjab, with 30 deaths and 70 injuries. The worst hit provinces in terms of infrastructure are Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad Kashmir.
  • Provincial disaster management authorities have responded with food and non-food items.
06 Jul 2017 description

Dozens of villages are to be evacuated in the coming two days in Muzzafargarh district in Punjab following flood warnings issued by the government. Ten relief camps have been established by the district administration to accommodate the evacuees.

In North Waziristan Agency in FATA, six children were swept away by flood waters caused by heavy downpour on Tuesday. Earlier, at least 9 people died and 20 houses were damaged due to heavy rains and flash floods in Lasbela, district of Balochistan.

05 Jul 2017 description

Situation

  • Heavy rains have over the past week continued to affect the central and southern areas of China and most of Pakistan causing floods and flash floods.

05 Jul 2017 description
  • Heavy rain has been affecting several provinces of the country over the past week causing flash floods.
  • According to local media, at least 34 people have been killed and houses have been damaged in Punjab, Balochistan, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa .
  • Over the next 24 h, thunderstorms, heavy rain and strong winds are expected to affect Islamabad, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, upper Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.
03 Jul 2017 description

• India - Monsoon, Floods: Heavy rain and thunderstorms have been affecting areas of Assam, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Jharkhand states in the past days. 453 villages have been flooded and over 800 000 people are affected by floods in the state of Assam, up to 1 500 people have been displaced in the Morbi municipality (Gujarat State) and several landslides have been triggered by the rain in Himachal Pradesh state. Over the next 24h heavy rain is expected to continue to affect the northeastern states of India. Sources: ASDM, IMD, Media

29 Jun 2017 description

SITUATION

• Heavy rain has been affecting Pakistan over the past days, causing floods.

• According to local media, as of 29 June at 8.00 UTC, at least twelwe people were killed and dozens were injured in the districts of Jhang (Punjab province), Dera Bugti (Balochistan province) and Karachi (Sind province). An estimated 1 000 people were displaced in the district of Chitral (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province).

29 Jun 2017 description
  • Heavy rain has been affecting Pakistan over the past days, causing floods.

  • According to local media, as of 29 June at 8.00 UTC, at least nine people were killed and dozens were injured in the districts of Jhang (Punjab province), Dera Bugti (Balochistan province). An estimated 1 000 people were displaced in the district of Chitral (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province).

13 Jun 2017 description
  • Heavy rain has been affecting the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over the past few days, causing casualties and damages.

  • According to local media, as of 13 June at 8.00 (UTC), at least 11 people have been killed and up to 60 have been injured in the towns of Bahawalnagar, Faisalabad, Chichawatni, Lahore (Punjab province) and Malam Jabba (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province).

29 May 2017 description

The European Commission has announced humanitarian assistance of over €44 million to help people in need in South-West and Central Asia, who continue to face the consequences of years of conflicts and displacement, as well as recurrent natural disasters.

The funding will support Afghan refugees and their families in Iran and Pakistan, help victims of conflict in Afghanistan and improve disaster risk management in Central Asia.

05 Apr 2017 description
  • Additional seven children in Thar, Sindh Province, Pakistan, have lost their lives due to waterborne diseases and malnutrition in the last two days, bringing the total death toll of the past three months to 89.

  • 26 709 children below the age of five were brought to six health facilities in Mithi Health District over the past three months, suffering from malnutrition and waterborne diseases.

03 Apr 2017 description

Twenty-four people died and 100 others were injured in a car bomb explosion at the gate of an Imambargah in Parachinar, 250 kilometres west of Peshawar, on Friday 1 April. Majority of the dead and injured were women and children.

The current explosion is the fifth in a series of bomb explosions in Parachinar.
According to local sources, the hospital was unable to provide proper assistance to the victims due to lack of facilities.

A compensation package for the victims of the bomb blast has been announced by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor.

02 Mar 2017 description

Key messages

The European Union's current humanitarian actions in Pakistan focus on several separate but interrelated crises:

  • Support for people affected by the conflict in the northwest, where more than 420 000 people are presently displaced. The on-going complex emergency remains underfunded with little media attention and is classified by the European Commission as a Forgotten Crisis.

21 Feb 2017 description
  • Two incidents of avalanche and landslides happened during the night between 17 and 18 February in district Chitral, killing eight people and injuring others.

  • In Rech valley, an avalanche killed one person and injured three others. In a landslide in Lowari tunnel, 14 people of a SAMBU company got trapped. The army, Chitral Scouts and others rescued seven, while seven others lost their lives.

06 Feb 2017 description

SITUATION

• Severe weather, including heavy rain and snowfalls, has been affecting the central and northeastern provinces of Afghanistan and the northern provinces of Pakistan, causing casualties and damages.

• As of 6 February, national authorities reported at least 85 people dead, of which 70 in Afghanistan and 15 in Pakistan, over 245 houses destroyed in Afghanistan and at least 72 houses damaged throughout the affected areas. Traffic disruptions have also been reported.