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Up to 10 Million People Affected in Pakistan Floods

Posted by feww on September 25, 2011

Pakistan Floods Affect 10 Million People in Sindh and Balochistan Provinces

A third of the flood victims, about 3 million, are children,according to UNICEF.


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Disaster Calendar 2011 – September 25

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  • Pakistan. Flooding has now affected about 10 million people in two Pakistani provinces of Sindh and Balochistan.
    • Flooding has claimed at least 1,000 lives, injuring more than 1,500.
    • Up to a million people have moved to makeshift shelters.
    • About 90,000 livestock have perished.
    • “At least 5 million surviving animals are at risk, lacking feed and shelter and facing increased exposure to debilitating diseases and worm infestations,” UNOCHA said.
    • The ongoing catastrophe has destroyed/severely damaged 1.5 million homes in more than 42,000 townships and villages destroying about 70 percent of the region’s food stocks.
    • Floodwater has destroyed/severely damaged about 3 million hectares of crops.
    • Dozens of major roads are cut off.
    • Flooding has also polluted the sources for much of the region’s drinking water, including in the capital Karachi, reports said.
    • The region has now experienced about 7 weeks of extreme rain events.
    • 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.
    • Incidents of dengue infection are on the rise.
    • “More than 7,000 people are being treated for snake bites.”
    • “This is another huge flood that has hit Pakistan in less than a year so it’s really a double disaster.”
    • 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.

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