Pakistan

Pakistan Avalanches Mar 1993 UN DHA Information Report 1

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Situation Report
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DHA-GENEVA 93/0092

PAKISTAN - AVALANCHES
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
17 MARCH 1993

SITUATION

ON 14 MARCH 1993, AVALANCHES LOOSENED BY RECENT RAINS STRUCK NORTH WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE KILLING 23 PEOPLE IN BADAY SERAI VILLAGE, SWAT DISTRICT. 9 PEOPLE REPORTED INJURED, TWENTY HOUSES COMPLETELY DESTROYED, FORTY HOUSES PARTIALLY DAMAGED. FIVE WATER MILLS SWEPTAWAY. SWAT DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION PROVIDED CASH COMPENSATION TO HEIRS OF DECEASED VICTIMS AND RELIEF ASSISTANCE TO THE AFFECTED POPULATION. IN CHITRAL, 13 DEATHS WERE REPORTED. COMMUNICATION CHANNELS DISRUPTED.

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