Pakistan – Pakistan Flood Response Baseline Assessment - Balochistan Province (October 2022)

Contact
DTM Pakistan, iomisbdtmremapteam@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Pakistan
Period Covered
Oct 11 2022
Oct 17 2022
Activity
  • Baseline Assessment

Summary

Storms and heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan have caused widespread flooding and landslides across the country. According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), up to 33 million people have been affected by the floods since mid-June 2022 and a total of 85 districts have been labelled by the Government of Pakistan as ‘calamity-hit’, as of 23 October 2022.¹ According to the NDMA Daily Situation Report No.132, 32 districts in Balochistan province are calamity-hit and an estimated total of 9,182,616 people are affected by the floods.² Besides that, 242 thousand houses are reported to be damaged in Balochistan province alone. However, the number of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) were yet to be confirmed.