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Pakistan: NDMA Situation Report No. 3 Earthquake in Balochistan

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(For Period 292100 PM - 300900 AM)

1. General.

The rescue and relief work launched on 29 October continued with uniform pace. The concurrent, steady move up of relief goods enabled additional delivery of much needed stores specially blankets and tents to the ravaged areas during the night. As per the direction of President and Prime Minister, a focused approach is being relentlessly pursued to rise to the challenge.

2. Update

a. Employment of Military/CAF Resources

(1) Manpower

(a) Approximately 748 x all ranks committed.

(b) 3 x Medical teams working in situ.

(c) Damage assessment in process through aerial/ground reconnaissance parties.

(2) Material

(a) 15 x Helicopters engaged.

(b) Medicines and medical stores delivered to affected areas.

(c) Air/Road Transportation of Relief Stores Completed/ In Hand.

(1) Blankets - 6000

(2) Tents - 4300

(3) Warm Jackets - 5600

(4) Plastic Mats - 4000

(5) Sleeping Bags - 1000

b. Assistance by Public/ Private Sources

(1) Government of Balochistan

(a) 18 x Ambulances with emergency kit

(b) 18 x Medical Teams

(c) Medicines worth 3.1 million

(2) Pakistan Red Crescent Society

(a) Tents - 300

(b) Blankets - 1800

(c) Plastic Sheets - 1200

(d) Coal Stove - 300

c. Procurement of Essential Commodities ex Local Sources.

PDMA Balochistan was directed to make immediate arrangements for provision of relief to the affectees and also purchase the ration items for distribution. PDMA Balochistan provided following items to the affectees:-

(1) Tents - 700

(2) Blankets - 900

(3) Sugar Bags - 150 (50 Kgs each)

(4) Rice Bags - 150 (50 Kgs each)

(5) Tea Carton - 60 (15 Kgs each)

d. Death/Injured.

142 confirmed dead, 250 injured.

e. Damages Assessment.

(1) Approximately 2900-3000 peoples displaced

(2) 2000 x houses damaged

3. Offers by Overseas/Foreign Donors.

Being evaluated as per approved policy.