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Floods 2010 Situation Reports

The largest, by far, humanitarian crisis is being witnessed in Pakistan caused by unprecedented floods which began in late July. A large number of women and children continue to feel the impact of the second wave of floods, with a spur of the Indus River now stretching through the southern parts of the country.

More than 160,000 sq km of land - a fifth of the country - have been affected by the disaster, an area the size of Belgium, Austria and Switzerland combined. An estimated 20 million people have been affected by the floods. More than 9 million children and nearly 3 million women are believed to have been affected due to the unprecedented floods.

Some 10,000 schools have been damaged or destroyed and nearly 2 million school age children will be unable to attend school immediately after the summer vacation this year.

Since the onset of the emergency, UNICEF has been issueing periodic situation reports. The latest updated situation report can be seen by clicking the links below:

Floods Emergency Situation Report September 7, 210 (pdf)

 

 

 

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