Pakistan Prime Minister’s Secretariat Flood Update

PRIME MINISTER’S SECRETARIAT
NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
ISLAMABAD

  • 7 pages
  • August 5, 2010

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FLOOD UPDATE – 5 AUG 2010

FLASH FLOOD 22 JUL 2010 (BALOCHISTAN/PUNJAB)

1. Summary of Losses – 22 Jul 2010 (Balochistan)
a. Deaths : 24
b. Injured : 98
c. Houses Damaged : 19604

2. Summary of Losses – 22 Jul 2010 (Punjab)
a. Deaths : 1
b Injured : –
c. Houses Damaged : 901

3. Relief Activities
a. Relief Items Provided
(1) Tents : 5950
(2) Plastic Mats : 13400
(3) Blankets : 2800
(4) Generators : 4
(5) Ration Packets : 15000
(6) Hygiene Kits : 4000
(7) Non Food Items : 2300
(7) Medical Teams : 28
b. On request of NDMA, PRCS is catering for the food / healthcare requirements of
population of affected areas for next 3 months.
c. 1300 troops (including 4 medical teams) and 4 helicopters from Southern Command
actively participated in the relief operation.

4. Challenges
a. Rehabilitation of the affected people at safer places instead of the low lying areas.
b. Removal of self help basis / localised dams, which are one of the reasons of flash
floods.
c. Capacity building of the Balochistan Government in order to tackle such kind of
disasters.
d. Timely provision of promised relief packages to the affected populace.
Torrential Rains / Floods (27-29 Jul 2010)

5. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
a. Summary of Losses (Details attached)
(1) Deaths : 847
(2) Injured : 832
(3) Houses Damaged : 156805

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