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Disaster Services — 30 August, 2022

Pakistan: Floods, Monsoon Season 2022 Response

Pakistan: Floods, Monsoon Season 2022 Activation Stats:

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This is in activation by the Asia Pacific Open Mapping Hub to support disaster response to the Floodings in Pakistan.


“NDMA also reported that in a period from 14 June to 03 July, at least 38 people have lost their lives and 59 have been injured across the country as a result of severe weather from the monsoon of this year. Furthermore 110 houses have been destroyed and 231 severely damaged.”


Size-up Context

Context:“The floods caused by the monsoon rains since mid-June 2022 has affected Balochistan, Sindh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Punjab, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) provinces of Pakistan. According to the official figures (NDMA, SIT-REP No.076) the massive floods have so far claimed 1,061 lives and injured 1,575 people. The estimated number of affected people is around 30 million, and around 1 million houses are totally or partially damaged leaving behind millions in need of urgent shelter.”
Source: Pakistan Red CrescentTurkish Red Crescent

Size-up Details

Event Name:Pakistan: Floods, Monsoon Season 2022
GDACS Alert Lvl:Red (2.5)
Location:Balochistan, Sindh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Punjab, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Geographic Scope: Country
Estimated Humanitarian Impact: death: 1061, displaced: 215 997, injured: 1575
Estimated Duration: Months
Event Scope: Major
Local Contacts: OSM Pakistan
Anticipated Needs: Basemap Improvement
Request(s): Support to map the area
Need for Activation: Likely
Active Orgs: Asia Pacific Open Mapping Hub
Lead Orgs:Asia Pacific Open Mapping Hub

Context:”- 116 districts affected, including 66 districts officially declared ‘calamity hit’.

  • At least 937 people killed and 1,343 people injured since 14 June.

  • Rainfall nationwide is 2.87 times higher than the national 30-year average, with some provinces receiving more than five times as much rainfall as their 30-year average.

  • The Government of Pakistan has earmarked PKR 35 billion (ca. US$173 million) to aid flood-affected people under the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), among other assistance.

  • Humanitarian partners are providing aid for flood-affected people even as weather and ground conditions inhibit access.

  • The humanitarian situation is expected to worsen as communities and infrastructure are increasingly unable to cope with ongoing heavy rainfall”
    Source: Pakistan: 2022 Monsoon Floods - Situation Report No. 03: As of 26 August 2022, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Here is the list of projects to map the affected area: