Death toll from the floods has crossed 1,000, latest figures issued by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) showed on Saturday night.

The NDMA’s data showed that 1,033 people have died while 1,527 have been injured since June 14 from the rains and floods. In the last 24 hours, 119 people died and 71 were injured.

One death was reported from Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), four from Balochistan, six from Gilgit Baltistan, 31 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and 76 from Sindh.

Cumulative data from June 14 from across Pakistan showed that 3,451.5 kilometers roads have been damaged, and 149 bridges have collapsed.

A total of 949,858 homes have been partially or fully destroyed, out of the total, 662,446 homes have been partially damaged, 287,412 have been fully destroyed, and 170 shops destroyed. While 719,558 livestock have also been killed. 

At least 110 districts of Pakistan have been hit by the floods with 72 of those districts declared calamity hit.

The NDMA’s latest report shows 5,773,063 people have been affected by the floods. However, it clarified that the data in sitrep was based on confirmed figures but its estimates showed that more than 33 million population has been affected by the floods.

The authority shared that 51,275 people have been rescued while 498,442 have been moved to relief camps.

The NDMA shared that Pakistan’s 30-year average showed that the country has received 134mm of rain and this year it received 388.7mm of rain, 190.07% above average. 

BOY FOUND ALIVE: A boy, who was swept away in flash flood, was miraculously found alive in Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Saturday.

The boy worked as a mechanic and was missing for four days after the truck he was in was caught in a tumultuous flash flood. The body of the child’s mechanic teacher was found in the flood water a day ago. The truck driver is still missing and a search is underway to find him.

Some people who were on a search mission found the boy on a tree and rescued him.

The boy told the people that he had caught a tree floating in gushing waters. He stayed on it for four days and fought hunger, thirst and sleep deprivation to survive.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here