Floods in Pakistan: Health Sector Bulletin No. 11 - Focus on Early Recovery

Situation Report
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  • The 2011 Floods Multi-Sector Needs Assessment states that this year’s floods left more than 2.4 million children and 1,2 million women vulnerable, lacking access to basic needs.

  • SHIFA teams have conducted 84 community information sessions in the district of Shaheed Benazir Abad.

  • A total of 315,853 consultations were carried out by CWS-P/A. Out of these patients, 70% of the beneficiaries are women and children.

  • Government repatriated 10,500 families from the Jalozai to their place of origin.

  • A total of 30,147 general consultations were conducted during the reporting period by Save the Children.

  • CARE has reached a total of 22, 228 people (5,340 men, 7,109 women and 9,779 children) through health in Southern Sindh.

  • A total of 2,400 patients received free of cost consultations and medications by HHRD. International Medical Corps provided health services to 7,547 in Punjab and 18,944 in Sindh to the flood affected population in month of October.

  • WHO is employing more than 300 Union Council Polio Workers (UCPWs) in the high risk UCs with persistent WPV transmission of which 119 have already been recruited.

  • In Balochistan, a total of 75-alerts were reported including AWD, Malaria, Leishmaniasis, Measles.