Overall Green alert Flood
in Pakistan

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This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1101896
Death: 21
Displaced: -
Countries: Pakistan
From - To 17 Mar - 03 Apr

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Late March 2023The Provincial Disaster Management Authority of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (PDMA) reported damages and fatalities after severe weather including heavy rainfall in the province from 24 to 25 March 2023. Affected districts included Mardan, Peshawar, South Waziristan and Khyber. One house was destroyed, 9 were damaged, 15 people were injured and 6 killed. Most of the incidents were a result of poor housing structures collapsing. Heavy rain from 29 March caused further damages in South Waziristan, Hangu, Orakzai, Peshawar, Tank and Bajaur. In total 135 houses were damaged, at least 5 were destroyed, 9 people were injured and 5 were killed.Mon 3 Apr 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 24 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Rising Climate Emergency Calls For Proactive Climate Adaptation Fundin ... 2023-03-27T18:02+0200.

The year 2022 has seen a series of climate emergencies. A category 4 storm hit Florida. Catastrophic floods inundated a third of Pakistan. Extreme droughts in China dried its river beds and streams. In the UK, blistering temperatures have m
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Japan increases grant aid for weather surveillance radar2023-03-26T07:25+0200.

ISLAMABAD - The government of Japan has agreed to increase the amount of a grant aid for the Project for Installation of Weather Surveillance Radar in Multan by $5.58 million from the earlier committed $14.99 million to $20.57 million. The
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World News | Widespread Damage as Tornado Moves Through Mississippi2023-03-25T03:25+0100.

Rolling Fork (US), Mar 25 (AP) Storms producing tornadoes, damaging wind gusts, and hail up to the size of golf balls were moving through several southern states Friday night with widespread damage and injuries reported in Mississippi from
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Combating natural disasters is a shared responsibility2023-03-25T02:55+0100.

The year 2022 was particularly tragic in terms of natural disasters. In March, a powerful earthquake hit the northeast coast of Japan, destroying about 19,000 homes. This was followed by a devastating earthquake in Afghanistan last June tha
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (38), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),