Pakistan - Monsoon Rains Information Report No.3

Report
from UN Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 03 Aug 1995
DHA-GENEVA 95/0339
1. UNDP/DHA RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS THE FOLLOWING DATA ON PEOPLE AFFECTED AND DAMAGE CAUSED IN ALL PROVINCES BY RECENT RAINS/FLASH FLOODS: 302 DEAD, OVERALL AFFECTED: 725,000 PEOPLE IN 3.028 VILLAGES. 109,000 HOUSES DAMAGED OF WHICH 58,000 DESTROYED. OVERALL ACREAGE AFFECTED: 2,292,500 OF WHICH 634,000 CROP ACREAGE. 11,800 CATTLEHEAD LOST.

2. PRESENT ASSESSMENT INDICATES THAT EMERGENCY IS LIMITED TO SPECIFIC LOCALITIES: SWAT, AZAD KASHMIR, DADU AND KHUZDAR. WITH HELP OF FEDERAL GOVT AND ARMY, PROVINCIAL AUTHORITIES HAVE TAKEN IMMEDIATE RESCUE AND RELIEF MEASURES. VISIT ON 31 JULY BY A GROUP OF DONOR GOVT REPRESENTATIVES AND UNDP/DHA RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE TO PROVINCE OF SINDH SHOWED THAT CIVIL ADMINISTRATION HAS PRESENT SITUATION UNDER CONTROL.

3. UNITED NATIONS DISASTER MANAGEMENT TEAM WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE DONOR COMMUNITY CONTINUES TO MONITOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS OF THE SITUATION.

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