Pakistan: Monsoon Floods Situation Report #16, 23 August 2010


This report was issued by UNOCHA Pakistan. It covers the period from 20 to 23 August. The next report will be issued on or around 25 August.


- The situation in Sindh has continued to deteriorate, with evacuations reported from Thatta and Shahdadkot districts in recent days as the second wave of flooding moves into the south of the province.

- Provision of clean drinking water and related WASH support in Sindh and Punjab are of increasingly critical importance.

- Latest government figures indicate that over 17 million people have been affected by the floods.

- Funding gaps continue to be significant; as of 23 August, the Pakistan Initial Floods Emergency Response Plan (PIFERP) is 57% funded.


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