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Pakistan: Snow Avalanche: 2017/02/02 Country Information on DRR

Period 2017/02/02
Country or District Pakistan
Event Type Snow Avalanche
Outline Dozens of people in Afghanistan and Pakistan were killed after heavy snow and avalanches hit over the weekend.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Government of Pakistan 2017/02/06
Killed People: 9
Injured People: 3
Damaged Houses: 22

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IFRC 2017/02/09
In Pakistan, the heavy snowfall comes at a time when many are still struggling to recover from a recent wave of flooding in which 13 people died and around 650 others were reported injured.

Government of Pakistan 2017/02/06
Situation Report No - 06: Winter Snow / Rain 2017 (Period Covered: 1100 hrs 4 February 2017 – 1100 hrs 5 February 2017)

Reuters 2017/02/05
At least nine people, including children, were killed by an avalanche in the northern Chitral district, Pakistan, with as many as 14 residents believed to still be trapped in collapsed houses, district official Syed Maghferat Shah said.

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ECHO 2017/02/06
Afghanistan and Pakistan ; Snow avalanches- ECHO Daily Map 06/02/2017