In Pictures: The Pakistan Floods Three Months Onwards (BBC, 07 Nov 2010)
Map: Sindh Flood Affected Villages and Houses (as of 08 Oct 2010)
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- United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA),
Maps: Flood Impact Profiles
Sindh (As of 14 Sept. 2010)
Punjab (As of 15 Sept. 2010)
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (As of 15 Sept. 2010)
- United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Pakistan: Flood Zones (as of 2nd September 2010) and Affected Districts (as of 6th September 2010)
Indus Hospital & Islamic Help UK : Diarrhoea Treatment Center, Sukkur Civil Hospital (September, 2010)
Pakistan Flood Pictures (September 5th, 2010)
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Pakistan: Flood Affected Districts (As of 1September 2010)
DAWN: Interactive Map showing summary of floods
One of the most devastating floods in the living memory – According to the UN, it has left 1,600 dead, an estimated 20 million people affected, and destroyed 1.7 m hectares of land so far. As Pakistan struggles to face the catastrophe, here is an in depth cartographic summary of the floods.
WHO PHOTO ESSAY: Health of millions at risk from Pakistan floods
Pakistan’s flood crisis has affected over 15 million people, with at least six million needing life-saving humanitarian assistance, including health care. Access to health care, including routine services, is difficult as monsoonal rains and raging flood waters have damaged or destroyed more than 200 hospitals and clinics.
WHO is coordinating the international health response. Medicines for close to two million people have already been delivered and thousands of people have been treated for water-borne diseases, such as diarrhoea, skin infections, acute respiratory illnesses and malaria. Vaccination campaigns have begun in some flood-affected areas. Health services must continue for mothers to deliver babies, for cancer patients to receive treatment and for people with mental and psychosocial health concerns to receive support. Dozens of mobile clinics have been sent to treat survivors. New hubs to deliver health care in the worst-affected areas are being established.
This photo gallery shows the impact of the floods, health problems resulting from it and some of the medical response.
Pakistan: Concept of Operations 2010 Floods
(as of 19 Aug 2010)
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– Logistics Cluster
– United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Washington post slideshow of flood victims
NASA’s satellite provides pictures of flood
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured these images of the Indus River around the city of Jacobabad. The top image is from August 17, 2010. For comparison, the middle image shows the same region on July 30, 2010, just as the floodwaters were becoming visible to MODIS. The bottom image is from the previous year, August 18, 2009. All three images use a combination of infrared and visible light to increase the contrast between water and land. Water appears in varying shades of blue, vegetation is green, and bare ground is pinkish brown. Clouds are bright turquoise.
Smos ‘Water satellite’ measures Pakistan flood
Aerial view of flood affected areas
Aid Is Slow to Reach Millions Affected by Pakistan Floods
Pakistan Flood Affected Areas
Low resolution image of flood affected areas in Pakistan as of 10 Aug. 2010.