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Pakistan: Drought: 2014/03
|Country or District||Pakistan|
|Outline||Since the beginning of March 2014, severe shortages of food and water have been reported in Tharparkar district in Pakistan's south-east Sindh province.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Government of Pakistan 2014/03/19
Affected areas are as follows: Mithi, Chachro, Dahli, Diplo, Islam Kot and Nagar Parkar (19,638 Sq Km). Rs. 1 Billion announced by the Honourable Prime Minister of Pakistan as relief package.
A number of children have reportedly died of malnutrition. The area has not received any significant rainfall since the end of 2013.