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Pakistan: Flood: 2010/05/11 Country Information on DRR

Period 2010/05/11
Country or District Pakistan
Event Type Flood
Outline A lake near the northern Pakistani town of Aliabad is on the verge of breaking its banks and displacing thousands of people
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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IRIN 2010/05/18
Further landslides are exacerbating the threat that a newly formed 16km-long lake on the River Hunza in northern Pakistan may burst its banks, with local NGOs saying up to 13,000 people have already been displaced.

BBC NEWS 2010/05/11
So far, more than 3,000 people have been displaced by the rising water levels upstream of Attabad.

Geographycal Data

IFRC 2010/06/04
Pakistan: Hunza Landslide and Floods (as of 4 June 2010)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2010/06/01
Landslide Lake in Northwest Pakistan (as of 01 Jun 2010)

United States Department of State - Humanitarian Information Unit (HIU) 2010/05/21
Pakistan: Landslide Flood Lake Ready to Overflow (as of 21 May 2010)


JAXA 2010/05/30
Emergency Observation of the Natural Dam Caused by Landslide in Pakistan by AVNIR-2 onboard \"Daichi\" (ALOS)

UNOSAT 2010/05/18
Situation Map of Ataabad Dam Site and Current Lake Extent, Hunza River, Giglit, Hunza-Nagar District, Pakistan (as of 15 May 2010)