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UNDRO 92/0595

PAKISTAN - MONSOON RAINS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
11 AUGUST 1992

1. AS OF 9 AUGUST, HEAVY MONSOON RAINS HAVE AFFECTED 13 DISTRICTS, BREACHED 11 CANALS AND FLOODED MORE THAN 100 VILLAGES IN SINDH PROVINCE, SOUTHERN PAKISTAN.

2. 94 PERSONS DIED AND MORE THAN 270,000 HOUSES HAVE BEEN SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED (123,000 COMPLETELY AND 150,000 PARTIALLY) IN THE FLOODS, WHICH ALSO KILLED 5,700 HEADS OF CATTLE AND CAUSED EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO STANDING CROPS OF PADDY, COTTON, SUGARCRANE AND VEGETABLES.