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28 Oct 2016 description
According to the NDMA, about 10,000 educational institutions were damaged or destroyed in the 2010 mega-floods. Since then, another 10,000 schools have been damaged.
05 Jul 2016 description
Following unseasonably heavy pre-monsoon rains, Pakistan continues to be adversely affected by severe weather events. The Government has announced compensation payments.
28 Aug 2015 description
The IFRC’s 1.5 million Swiss franc appeal ($1.53 million) aims to help the Pakistan Red Crescent reach 40,000 people with humanitarian assistance across nine districts.
10 Aug 2015 description
report AlertNet
Pakistan has reinforced its weather forecasting services since massive floods struck five years ago, but government agencies are struggling to act on the information.
30 Jul 2015 description
report IRIN
As Pakistan faces its fourth consecutive year of heavy flooding, relief workers are urging the government to do more to ensure inevitable future inundations do less harm. At least 86 people have died and more than 500,000 have been affected over the past week.
28 Jul 2015 description
The government in Gilgit-Balochistan has increased relief efforts for flood-affectees in Chitral. Ten water supply schemes damaged in the recent floods have also been reconstructed.
03 Nov 2014 description
Scientists at the Pakistan Meteorological Department say weak and moderate rainfall provides the most groundwater recharge - but that type of weather is becoming a rarity.
21 Oct 2014 description
As part of the response to floods in Pakistan in 2010, aid efforts to help people build shelters using bamboo inadvertently inflated the price. Now aid agencies must ensure that they don’t make the same mistakes again.
09 Oct 2014 description
report IRIN
Due to stagnant water - an ideal breeding ground for mosquitoes - the risk of an increase in dengue cases, malaria and cholera outbreak is high, as water sources are contaminated, said WHO.
24 Sep 2014 description
WHO warns of dengue and other water borne diseases. 74 health facilities have been affected by the floods; 326 mobile medical teams and 367 medical camps are operational.
17 Sep 2014 description
report IRIN
Humanitarian teams are working alongside local government authorities to assess needs after a 'super-flood' wreaked havoc throughout Punjab, the most populous province.
11 Sep 2014 description
report IRIN
Late monsoon rains in northern Pakistan have washed away communities, devastated farmland, and brought the risk of a “super-flood” moving across the country, leaving millions of people potentially vulnerable.
15 Jan 2014 description
Vulnerable families in Balochistan, KP and FATA face a bitter winter and urgently need winterized non-food items and support to rebuild damaged or destroyed houses.
17 Dec 2013 description
Critical humanitarian needs remain with more than 1.5 million people affected by floods; 185,000 hit by earthquakes; and nearly 1 million remain displaced due to insecurity.
20 Nov 2013 description
Recent returnees to FATA and those affected by the earthquakes in Balochistan are among an estimated 1.2 million vulnerable people in need of urgent winter support.
22 Oct 2013 description
People are affected by ongoing insecurity, floods, earthquakes and a dengue outbreak. In addition, 1.61 million Afghan refugees remain in Pakistan.
16 Oct 2013 description
Findings of a coordinated assessment by 11 NGOs indicate the earthquakes have affected over 27,000 households and damaged or destroyed nearly 20,000 houses.
21 Aug 2013 description
With areas slowly being accessible for assessment in Punjab and waters hitting Sindh areas, the government is reporting substantially increased damage figures.
15 Aug 2013 description
Returnees require food, assistance to reconstruct destroyed or damaged houses, improved access to education, health care and WASH services, livelihood and economic support.
12 Aug 2013 description
report IRIN
Officials say that although a shortage of resources is a problem, there is a plan in place to meet the food and non-food needs of eight million people, with better tracking of meteorological information than before.