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Pakistan: Earthquake: 2002/11/21 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/11/21
Country or District Pakistan
Event Type Earthquake
Outline At least 20 people were killed and an unknown number injured by powerful earthquakes which hit Pakistan's remote mountainous north.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report 2002/11/22
Death:23 people(including 18 children)
Injured:100 people
Homeless:7,000 people
Destroyed:1100 houses

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OCHA Situation Report No. 3 2002/12/06
Earthquake OCHA Situation Report No. 3

OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2002/11/27
The Pakistan Red Crescent acted immediately and provided the government with 150 tents, 2,000 blankets, 300 jumpers for males, 20 bales of used clothing for females and 1,000 pairs of woollen socks. According to the information provided by the Red Crescent in Pakistan, the goods were all distributed to the victims of the earthquake by 25 November 2002.

AFP news 2002/11/26
Tens of thousands sleeping outdoors after Pakistan quake

Reuters Alertnet 2002/11/27
Aftershocks, closed road hamper Pakistan quake aid

BBC news 2002/11/26
Pakistan army flies out quake victims

AFP news 2002/11/25
Pakistan earthquake leaves 15,000 homeless for winter

Government of Pakistan 2002/11/25
Assistance to be provided for rehabilitation of NAs' quake affectees: Sherpao news 2002/11/23
Pakistan army moves hundreds of people injured in earthquake to hospitals

Gulf Daily News, Bahrain 2002/11/24
10,000 homeless after earthquake

BBC news 2002/11/22
Tremors hamper Pakistan rescue

OCHA Situation Report 2002/11/22
A total of 23 people, including 18 children have reportedly been killed by the tremors and over 100 people have been injured so far.

BBC news 2002/11/21
An earthquake has hit a mountainous region of northern Pakistan, killing at least 23 people and injuring many more.

OCHA Integrated Regional Information Network Report 2002/11/21
At least 20 people have been confirmed dead and scores injured.

Reuters news 2002/11/21
Twenty Die as Earthquake Rocks Northern Pakistan

Geographycal Data

USGS National Earthquake Information Center