UNICEF Pakistan Update: 2012 Floods: Needs and Response 21 November – 3 December 2012

from UN Children's Fund
Published on 04 Dec 2012


4.8 million people have been affected by the 2012 monsoon floods, according to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).


  • 419,168 people reached with safe drinking water through water tankering, handpumps, rehabilitation of water schemes, and household water treatment options

  • 414,786 people provided with hygiene messages

  • 180,099 children treated for diarrhea by Lady Health Workers

  • 43,850 insecticide-treated bednets distributed

  • 107,052 children and 51,173 pregnant and lactating women screened for malnutrition

  • 27,575 children enrolled in 425 Temporary Learning Centres

  • 6,836 children and 1,857 women attending Protective Learning and Community Emergency Services (PLaCES)

UNICEF is the lead agency for coordination for WASH, Education (with Save the Children), Nutrition and Child Protection.