Pakistan: Earthquake - Oct 2008
This plan seeks to provide support to the core programmes of Pakistan Red Crescent Society for the coming two years, 2010-2011. The plan focuses on four core areas: disaster management, health and care, organisational development and the promotion of humanitarian principles and values.
This is the 2009 plan of the Pakistan office of the International Federation. It is for information only, as the funds for this plan are covered through the Earthquake Emergency Appeal (M05EA022 - launched in 2005 and recently extended to the end of 2009) and Cyclone Yemyin/Floods emergency appeal (MDRPK001 - launched in July 2007 and extended to June 2009). The total budget for 2009 is CHF 15.5 million (of which CHF 15.1 million is covered under the earthquake appeal and CHF 435,000 under the floods appeal).
This bulletin is being issued for information only.
Several aftershocks have been felt in Baluchistan since the two earthquakes that jolted several districts of Baluchistan on 29 October 2008. Official figures from the government and initial assessments indicate that more than 160 people have lost their lives, while 500 have been injured. The government, United Nations agencies and various non-governmental organizations are carrying out assessments and relief works in the affected areas.