UNICEF Pakistan Update: 2012 Floods: Needs and Response 24 October - 7 November 2012

from UN Children's Fund
Published on 07 Nov 2012


The National Disaster Management Authority has declared that 5.06 million people have been affected in three provinces by the 2012 monsoon floods.


  • 232,900 people reached with safe drinking water through water trucking, installation of handpumps and household water treatment options.

  • 170,064 people provided with family hygiene packages.

  • 43,780 children vaccinated against measles.

  • 30,738 children provided Vitamin A supplementation.

  • 29,552 children and 9,665 pregnant and lactating women screened for malnutrition.

  • 5,415 children enrolled in 102 Temporary Learning Centres where UNICEF is providing learning supplies and teacher training.

  • 1,032 children and 347 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.