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Situation of Flood Disasters in Pakistan & Helping Hand of DX Group

Posted by Salaam Estate on August 28, 2022
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Since mid-June, heavy monsoon rains and floods in Pakistan have affected approximately 2.3 million people. They have destroyed at least 95.350 homes and damaged another 224.100. In terms of infrastructural and human impact, Sindh and Balochistan have been the most severely affected. Nearly 504,000 livestock were killed in Balochistan Province. Access to flood-affected areas has been impeded by damages to almost 3,000km of roads and 129 bridges. A multisectoral rapid need assessment was conducted in Balochistan’s 10 districts at the request of the Balochistan Provincial disaster Management Authority (PDMA). This assessment identified priority needs and gaps within each sector. Humanitarian partners support the Government’s response in affected areas. They redirect existing resources to meet urgent needs and work to scale up the response.

Team DX  & Salaam Estate

Team DX and Salaam Estate is always ready to help people and likewise, during this situation our workers in Sindh are helping the affectees with food and first aid facilities. Not only that, we have managed to provide the food, grocery and shelter to the most deserved people to minimize the death rates and to rescue in the best way possible.

We know that many thousands of people are now at risk from severe flooding in the northern and southern parts of Pakistan. Due to heavy rains, many people have been killed in Sindh, KPK, and Punjab. They have also swept away valuables, livestock, and property worth billions of Rupees. Donations will immediately provide relief for survivors in the form of food, shelter, water and medicine, as well as long-term recovery assistance to residents to aid them in rebuilding and recovery.

Many people died in flash floods that were caused by rains in Sindh, and floods at high levels in the North, South, and Western parts of Pakistan. Hundreds were reported to be missing in Southern Punjab and Balochistan.According to the State Disaster Management Authority, the flood had taken away thousand acres of agricultural land, livestock and also have destroyed food in all over Pakistan.

Current Situation

In the past 24 hours, 49 people died, most of them in Sindh. The death toll has now risen to 777 since June. 59,665 homes were also damaged. This brings the total number of houses that have been damaged to 176,436, mainly in Balochistan and Sindh. According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), around 1,868,098 people had been rescued and 317,896 are currently living in relief camps throughout the country. As of 20 August in Sindh, 1356,000863 people were affected. There are 309,944 affected households and 495,381 displaced by floods in the province.

DX GROUP will provide long-term assistance to victims and communities affected by natural disasters such as floods. DX GROUP will help people respond more efficiently to emergencies through Disaster Risk Reduction Training. The funds used will be reported by donors through pictures and reports. A local volunteer force will be available to assist people in need.

The monsoon rains continue to affect Pakistan, resulting in an increase in humanitarian impacts. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), reported 73 deaths (31 in Singh Province) due to flooding, landslides and flash floods. More than 900 people died and 1,290 were injured since the monsoon season began in June. Monsoon rains have affected more than 3 million people, 184,000 of whom have been forced to flee Pakistani relief camps. More than 495,200 homes have been damaged. Additionally, 702,100 animals have been killed and over 3,000km of roads and 130 bridges damaged.

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