Issued at:17:00, 30th July, 2015
District Rajanpur is badly affected due to heavy floods in the riverine areas of Indus and flash floods from the Koh-e-Suleman.UC Jahanpur, UC Noorpur, Machiwala, and some areas of KotMithan are badly hit .The most vulnerable villages for flash floods includesHajipur, Hirand, ChakShaheed and Patti JumaArain etc.Hill torrents and flash floods come from Sulaiman Range at its west,whereas, Indus River at the East overflows in areas of UC Noorpur including Bruce Abad, Tong, MallaKhel and KachDhreg etc. This year, hundreds of houses and thousands acres of crops are damaged fully with a considerable population is displaced.
The hill torrents and flood in the Indus have inundated 40,433 acres, damaged 33,798 acres of standing crops and dislocation of thousands of people.Now, hill torrents in Sulaiman Range and Indus River were recorded at 550,000 cusecs as a result of heavy rains, while there is a medium-level flood in the Indus. There is threat of more flood water due to heavy rains forecast onward.
Issued at: 16:00, 28th July, 2015
Torrential rains, rapidly melting of snow and glacial lake outburst have further aggravated the floods situationacross Pakistan. According to OCHA report, the floods have affected 23 Districts across Pakistan with 55 reported fatalities and 14 people injured. Chitral District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and six Districts of Punjab province have been badly hit. The heavy flow of water in Indus River has put many district of south Punjab and Sindh at high risk.
To strengthen and support community organizations and public interest institutions of Pakistan for the benefit of poor and disadvantaged sections of society for sustainable development through a participatory approach.
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