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Pakistan Floods: 6 Million Affected, 2 Million Sickened, 300 Dead

Posted by feww on September 15, 2011

Flood-Related Diseases Plague Pakistan’s Sindh Province

At least two million people in Pakistan’s Sindh province are hit by water-borne diseases spread by torrential rains and severe flooding including  malaria and diarrhea.

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Disaster Calendar 2011 – September 15

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  • Pakistan. Torrential rains and flooding in Pakistan have affected six million people, reports said.
    • The death toll has climbed to 300, while millions have are reported homeless.
    • At least two million people in Pakistan’s Sindh province are hit by water-borne diseases spread by torrential rains and severe flooding including  malaria and diarrhea, officials said.
    • “More than 7,000 people are being treated for snake bites.
    • More than half a million children under the age of five are especially at risk, the UN children’s agency spokesman in Pakistan said.
    • “This is another huge flood that has hit Pakistan in less than a year so it’s really a double disaster. We have assessed 16 out of 22 districts and roughly 1.8 million people have left their homes and 750,000 are living in temporary sites.”
    • More than 4.5 million acres of land have been affected by the torrential rain and flooding.
    • About 60,000 cattle have died or disappeared.
    • At least 400,000 homes have been completely destroyed, with up to a million more damaged.
    • Sindh province was devastated by 2010 floods, which affected up to 25 million people, inundating about a fifth of the country and killing at least 2,000 people.
  • Botswana. Death toll in Botswana’s diarrhea epidemic has climbed to 67, reports said.
  • India. At least 26 people have died, 12 are reported as missing and 200,000 others have been evacuated following severe flooding in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, government officials said.
    • Some 2.5 million people have been affected by the flooding.
    • “The flood has inflicted damage on 31,000 houses in 13 districts. As many as 2.15 million people in 4,096 villages of 95 blocks and 16 urban local bodies have been affected by the current flood,” a report said.
  • Joplin, Missouri, USA. Death toll from Joplin Tornado has climbed to 162. The devastating EF-5 tornado leveled Joplin on May 22, 2011, destroying about 9,000 homes and businesses.
  • Lahore, Pakistan. Death toll in the Dengue fever outbreak in Lahore has climbed to 33, reports said.
    • “So far more than 10,000 cases of dengue have been reported from Punjab, out of which over 4,400 are from Lahore …”
  • USA. Seasonal Drought Outlook

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