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Pakistan: Flood: 2003/07/22 Country Information on DRR

Period 2003/07/22
Country or District Pakistan
Event Type Flood
Outline The southern and southwestern parts of Pakistan have been struggling from the effects of floods due to above normal monsoon rains during the last two weeks, especially from the second round of monsoon rains that started on 22 July 2003. Sindh and Balochistan provinces are bearing the brunt of the floods.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.3 2003/08/08
Dead: more than 230 people

(Sindh Province / Balochistan Province)
Villages affected: 3,422 / 4,151
Persons killed: 154 / 41
Persons injured: 249 / more than 200
Persons affected: 859,926 / 236,800
Camps established: 319 with 65,498 persons / N/a
(Sindh Province / Balochistan Province)
Houses destroyed: 48,283 / N/a
Houses damaged: 94,375 / 24,000
(Sindh Province / Balochistan Province)
Cattle killed: 9,336 / 10,900
Standing crops destroyed/damaged: 343,188 acres / 126,000 acres
OCHA Situation Report No.2 2003/08/05
Dead: 222 people
BBC news 2003/07/31
Dead: more than 100 poeple

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OCHA Situation Report No.3 2003/08/08
According to the media more than 230 people have died since monsoon rains began in mid July.

OCHA Situation Report No.2 2003/08/05
According to the media 222 people have died since monsoon rains began in mid July.

BBC news 2003/07/31
More than 100 people have died in floods in the province in recent days.

CNN News 2003/07/29
Pakistan monsoon floods kill 88

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2003/07/29
A total of 88 persons have died as a result of the floods and 321 have been injured in Sindh Province.

Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center

Floods in Pakistan by the Chief, Meteorologist
Information provided by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal

Situation Report by Pattan Development Organization


BBC news 2003/07/18
In Pictures: Monsoon season