Pakistan - Monsoon Rains Information Report No.2

Report
from UN Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 31 Jul 1995
Ref: DHAGVA - 95/0329
1. UNDP/DHA RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS FROM A MEETING WITH GOVERNMENT FOCAL POINT FOR AID COORDINATION: MORE THAN HALF A MILLION PEOPLE AFFECTED IN 1,018 VILLAGES. SO FAR 225 CONFIRMED DEAD. ALMOST 80,000 HOUSES DAMAGED OF WHICH 40,130 DESTROYED. 812,443 ACRES AFFECTED OF WHICH 116,682 CROP ACREAGE. 3,853 CATTLEHEAD LOST. THE WORST AFFECTED AREA: DADU DISTRICT IN SINDH PROVINCE.

2. 3,000 PERSONS ACCOMMODATED IN 174 RELIEF CAMPS ESTABLISHED BY THE GOVT IN SINDH PROVINCE. CIVIL ADMINISTRATION PROVIDING FOOD AND OTHER RELIEF SUPPLIES, THE ARMY CONTINUES TO ASSIST IN RESCUE OPERATIONS.

3. TOGETHER WITH UNDP/DHA RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE AND MEMBERS OF THE DONOR COMMUNITY, GOVT WILL VISIT FLOOD-AFFECTED AREAS IN SINDH. GOVT WILL THEN ISSUE REPORT ON RELIEF REQUIREMENTS. UNDP/DHA RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE WILL ORGANIZE A MEETING WITH UNITED NATIONS DISASTER MANAGEMENT TEAM AND MEMBERS OF THE DONOR COMMUNITY TO REVIEW RESULTS OF ON-SITE INSPECTION AND GOVERNMENTAL REPORT.

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