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FLOODS IN PAKISTAN

FLOODS IN PAKISTAN

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    1. FLOODS IN PAKISTAN

    3. 3 GENERAL Unprecedented floods, affecting the entire length of Pakistan with maximum damage in provinces of KPK, Punjab and Sind Much bigger and complex in scope than the EQ 2005 (area, population, duration and damages) Continuous bad weather hampering relief and rescue operations

    4. 80 YEARS RECORD BREAKING FLOOD BEGAN DUE TO CONTINUOUSLY HEAVY MOONSOON RAINS AFTER 22 JULY 2010

    5. SCALE OF DEVASTATION The United Nations has rated the floods in Pakistan as the greatest humanitarian crisis in recent history with more people affected than the South-East Asian Tsunami and the recent earthquakes in Kashmir and Haiti combined. (Mr. Maurizio Giuliano, a spokesman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs)

    6. 6 SUMMARY OF DAMAGES Districts Affected : 71 (24 KPK, 8 Punjab, 19 Sind, 6 Balochistan, 7 AJK, 7 GB) Population Affected : Approx 14 million Deaths : 1473 Injured : 2024 Houses Damaged : 895,596 Infrastructural Damage Agriculture & Live Stock affected

    8. FLOOD ROUTE

    13. AGRICULTURE LOSS Over 3.2 million hectares of standing crops, representing 16% of the cultivatable area, have so far been damaged or lost across Baluchistan, KPK, Punjab & Sindh including maize, cotton, rice, sugar cane, fruit orchards and vegetables. Over 200,000 livestock have been lost, in addition to 100% poultry losses in some districts and thousands of poultry farms destroyed in whole areas. Extensive damage of the agriculture infrastructure specially irrigation, heavy loss of agricultural tools & machinery. Huge loss of home stored seeds of different crops.

    14. 14 RELIEF PROVIDED Helicopters : 79(Including 19 x US, 3 x UAE, 4 x ANA, 3 x ANF and 6 x MOI Boats : 955 People rescued : 816823 Tents provided : 153166 Food Packets : 118034 Food Provided by army : 1131 Tons MRE / Cooked Food : 5 million Medicine provided : 483 Tons

    15. 15 RELIEF IN PIPELINE (Federal Govt) Tents : 20,000 Plastic Mats : 40,000 Blankets : 40,000 Medicine : 16 Tons

    16. SPREAD OF DISEASES THE IMMENSE DAMAGE TO THE EXISTING HEALTH FACILITIES HAS COMPLICATED THE SITUATION. THREATS OF OUTBREAK OF WATERBORNE AND RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS DISEASES. UP TO 3.5 MILLION CHILDREN ARE AT RISK OF CONTRACTING WATER-BORNE DISEASES, SKIN RASHES, FEVER, STOMACH ACHES AND DIARRHEA ARE NOW COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS. SCORES OF PREGNANT WOMEN SUFFERING FROM MALNUTRITION AND LACK OF MEDICAL FACILITIES. THE SITUATION CALLS FOR AN URGENT AND MISSIONARY RESPONSE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT FOR THE AFFECTEES.

    17. UN SECRETARY GENERALS VISIT TO PAKISTAN UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited Pakistan, to see for himself the human suffering and damage caused by the current floods a disaster which is still unfolding. He commented It is a heart-wrenching day, and I will never forget the destruction and suffering I have witnessed. I have visited the scenes of many natural disasters around the world, but nothing like this. The scale is so large: so many people, in so many places, in so much need. I am here to send a message to the world: these unprecedented floods demand unprecedented assistance. I pledge my commitment and the support of the United Nations through this difficult period and on every step of the long road ahead.

    18. 18 CHALLENGES Ongoing relief operations in the face of marginal weather conditions Sustaining of population in inaccessible areas GB, Kohistan, Kalam, Dir and Shangla Continuous rains in catchments areas, triggering second peak of flood wave, thus stretching the available resources Quick damage and need assessment followed by resource mobilization to undertake full spectrum reconstruction & rehabilitation

    19. 19 CHALLENGES Post disaster consequence management to include:- Health Food Shelter Water and Sanitation Reconstruction of communication and power infrastructure Regenerating livelihood

    20. ASSISTANCE REQUIRED FOOD ITEMS DRIED MILK FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES DATES HIGH NUTRITION BISCUITS MINERAL WATER FOOD PACKETS CONSISTING OF TEA, SUGAR, MILK POWDER, VEGETABLE OIL, PULSES AND SPICES

    21. REQUIREMENTS

    22. REQUIREMENTS

    23. REQUIREMENTS

    25. 25 WAY FORWARD Bilateral assistance in kind on 33 % each province sharing formulae will continue to be distributed by the federal government International community is being sensitized for additional assistance NDMA has cleared UN Initial Flood Emergency Response Plan worth $ 459 m, focusing on shelter (105 m) health, (56 m), food (156 m) and WASH (110 m)

    26. 26 WAY FORWARD WB and ADB have been asked for carrying out damage and need assessment for generating requisite financial resources for rehabilitation and reconstruction

    27. 27 PROCESS DURATION

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