Fire Earth

Earth is fighting to stay alive. Mass dieoffs, triggered by anthropogenic assault and fallout of planetary defense systems offsetting the impact, could begin anytime!

Posts Tagged ‘Sindh flooding’

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.

READ THIS FIRST

Continued hacking and content censorship

In view of the continued hacking and censorship of this blog by the Internet Mafia, the Moderators have decided to maintain only a minimum presence at this site, until further notice.

FIRE-EARTH will continue to update the 2011 Disaster Calendar for the benefit of its readers.

WordPress is HACKING this blog!

WordPress Continues to Hack Fire-Earth, Affiliated Blogs

The Blog Moderators Condemn in the Strongest Possible Terms the Continued Removal of Content and Hacking of FIRE-EARTH and Affiliated Blogs by WordPress!

United States of Censorship

Even Twitter Counters are disabled when Blog posts criticize Obama, or contain “forbidden phrases.”  See also: Google’s Top 10 List of ‘Holy Cows’

Disaster Calendar 2011 – September 25

[September 25, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,634 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • 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.

Related Links

Posted in environment, global disasters | Tagged: , , , | Leave a Comment »

Pakistan flood death toll tops 1,000

Posted by feww on September 22, 2011

Flooding leaves more than 1,000 people dead, many injured, 700,000 displaced, 8.2 million affected

Flooding in Pakistan’s Sindh province has destroyed 1.5 million homes in more than 40,000 townships and villages destroying about 70 percent of region’s food stocks and 40 percent of the livestock.

READ THIS FIRST

Continued hacking and content censorship

In view of the continued hacking and censorship of this blog by the Internet Mafia, the Moderators have decided to maintain only a minimum presence at this site, until further notice.

FIRE-EARTH will continue to update the 2011 Disaster Calendar for the benefit of its readers.

WordPress is HACKING this blog!

WordPress Continues to Hack Fire-Earth, Affiliated Blogs

The Blog Moderators Condemn in the Strongest Possible Terms the Continued Removal of Content and Hacking of FIRE-EARTH and Affiliated Blogs by WordPress!

United States of Censorship

Even Twitter Counters are disabled when Blog posts criticize Obama, or contain “forbidden phrases.”  See also: Google’s Top 10 List of ‘Holy Cows’

Disaster Calendar 2011 – September 22

[September 22, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,637 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Sindh Province, Pakistan. Pakistan’s flood-related disasters continue to worsen. More than 1,000 people are known to have  perished, with many more injured, 700,000 displaced and 8.2 million affected.
    • Flooding has destroyed 1.5 million homes in more than 40,000 townships and villages destroying about 70 percent of regions food stocks and 40 percent of livestock.
    • More than 1.8 million hectares of crops have been destroyed/inundated and 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.
    • “At least 5 million surviving animals are at risk, lacking feed and shelter and facing increased exposure to debilitating diseases and worm infestations,” the UNOCHA said.

Related Links

Posted in global disasters | Tagged: , , , | Leave a Comment »

Drought and Deluge Continue to Wreak Havoc Across the World

Posted by feww on August 15, 2011

Flooding in Sindh Province, Pakistan inundates 1,500 villages

Pakistani city of Badin received 475mm (187 inches) of rain in about 36 hours.

[August 14, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,676 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

READ THIS FIRST

Continued hacking and content censorship

In view of the continued hacking and censorship of this blog by the Internet Mafia, the Moderators have decided to maintain only a minimum presence at this site, until further notice.

FIRE-EARTH will continue to update the 2011 Disaster Calendar for the benefit of its readers.

WordPress is HACKING this blog!

WordPress Continues to Hack Fire-Earth, Affiliated Blogs

The Blog Moderators Condemn in the Strongest Possible Terms the Continued Removal of Content and Hacking of FIRE-EARTH and Affiliated Blogs by WordPress!

Disaster Calendar 2011 – August 14 Entry

  • Sindh Province, Pakistan. The authorities have declared Badin district in Sindh Province, Pakistan a disaster area after torrential rains inundated at least 1,500 villages, destroying homes and crops and displacing more than 40,000 people, reports said.
    • City of Badin reportedly received 475mm (187 inches) of rain in about 36 hours.
    • Flooding has also killed an undisclosed number of people and livestock.
  • Ohio, USA. Port Clinton has  declared a  state of emergency after wide spread flooding inundated the city.
  • Texas, USA. Crop and livestock losses in Texas may have already exceeded $10 billion dollars, FIRE-EARTH estimates. State’s previous record losses were  $4.1 billion set in 2006.
  • Guizhou Province, China. At least 2.15 million people in 84 province’s cities and counties of SW Guizhou Province are short of drinking water, according to an official statement.
    • “The drought has also affected 1.05 million hectares of crops and left 760,000 livestock short of drinking water, causing direct economic losses of more than 6 billion yuan (923 million U.S. dollars).”
  • Hunan Province, China. Deepening drought in the city of Huaihua, central China’s Hunan Province, has left about 400,000 people and 110,000 livestock short of drinking water, a report said.
    • “The dry weather, due to lack of rainfall, had withered up 140,000 hectares of crops and dried up more than 1,200 wells, said a spokesman with the Huaihua Municipal Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters on Friday.”
    • Drought has caused major problems for boats that use the Xiangjiang River in Hunan Province. Almost 170 vessels have been held up at the Zhuzhou section in the river’s upper reaches. Authorities are dredging a channel to allow river traffic to resume. Water levels have dropped to under 30 meters this year, eight meters lower than previous highs.

Related Links

 

 

Posted in environment | Tagged: , , , , , , | Leave a Comment »