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Disaster Services — 30 August, 2022

Pakistan: Floods, Monsoon Season 2022 Activation

Pakistan: Floods, Monsoon Season 2022 Activation Stats:

Community Mappers Total number of Mappers from Missing Maps

Total Map Edits Total number of edits from Missing Maps

Buildings Mapped Total number of buildings mapped from Missing Maps

Roads Mapped (KM) Total length of roads mapped from Missing Maps

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

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: