Pakistan: District Nowshera Flood Risk (as of 20 Nov 2012)

from US Agency for International Development, iMMAP
Published on 20 Nov 2012 View Original

There are 68 out of 453 settlements which have been affected / inundated by 2010 flood water, there are 280 settlements which lie below 385 meter elevation including the capital of the district are at flood risk. The number of health facilities inundated in 2010 flood was 17 out of 67 in district nowshera.
Results have been extracted from spatial analysis using university of Georgia settlements, world health programme health facilities data & flood extent captured by 16 september 2010 modis sensor, Aster has been used for elevation. As results have not been verified from field so may not depict the actual situation in the field