Pakistan: Humanitarian Snapshot - Floods (as of 2 Oct 2014)

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 02 Oct 2014 View Original


Flash and urban floods ravaged north-eastern Pakistan and western India when late and concentrated monsoon rains started on 4 September. As of 2 October, the floods caused 364 deaths and affected approximately 2.5 million people in Pakistan. In addition to the loss of life and injury, there has been a social and economic cost: the partial and total loss of homes, significant loss of livestock and livelihoods and massive crop damage. Authorities set up 527 relief camps in affected areas to provide immediate health care services, referrals, cooked food, water, and non-food items, such as tents, blankets, soap, and sleeping mats.


  • 2.53 million people affected

  • 107,000 houses damaged

  • 2.4 million acres crops affected

  • 527 Relief camps

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