Balochistan earthquake October 2013 situation report: 01-10-13



The 7.7-magnitude earthquake followed by another 7.2-magnitude earthquake, Awaran and Turbat districts of Balochistan Province are reporting increasing losses and damages. PDMA Balochistan is reporting 375 deaths and number of injured people have gone up to 825. PDMA has given estimation that overall 185000 people have been affected so far as a result of the first one.

Two PRCS health teams are on ground and providing basic health and care services, first aid and free medicines to the affected population. So far 1171 people have benefitted from one Health team that served in district hospital and two MHUs running in Tehsil Awaran. After coordination with the DC, PRCS shall be responding in the village Labach of UC Awaran and village Teertej of UC Teertej both in Tehsil Awaran of District Awaran. 300 Non food item kits and basic emergency shelter items out of 1000 have reached and ready for distribution, while the remaining from Quetta and shall reach Awaran later today.

As an initial plan, PRCS is supporting 7000 EQ affected people with basic emergency shelter, food and essential non food items along with providing free health services.