- Activate Emergency Operations Centre (EOC)
- Deploy district Coordinators for the smooth functions of the response
- Conduct initial assessment of disaster affected areas and determine the extent of volume, loss damage and relief required
- Coordinate and inform all concerned departments and stakeholders to get prepare for emergency response (UN Agencies, DDMUs and organizations working on disasters)
- Ensure the provision of food, drinking water, medical supplies and non food items to the affected population.
- Prepare a transition plan from relief to recovery program.
- Organize regular media and public information briefings.
- With support from humanitarian agencies will prepare situation Report on daily and weekly basis and circulate to the relevant departments, UN, DDMAs and other I/NGOs working on the disasters etc
District Kachhi Deputy Commissioner Kachhi has reported that due to recent rains in Kachhi District, 2827 houses received major or minor damages. 06 persons died, 03 injured, 2302 cattle head perished, and 5475 acres of standing crops have been affected.11 cases of snakebite, 61 cases of Gastro, 36 cases of malaria, and 305 patients reported in hospital due to other flood injuries. Distirct Jhal Magsi Report from Jhal magsi shows that in Medical Camp of Kot Magsi 980 people, in Saifabad 635 persons, and in Shambani 250 Peoples reported, due to Diarrhea, Dysentry, B. Dysentery, Skin Infections, Snake Bite, Malaria and other Disease. Sim Chanel is on the rise, and there is danger of flood, Irrigation Staff has been called by Deputy Commissioner for filling the breaches and to ensure their presence in case of emergency. Moola channel has got breaches in Kandori area, so at present its course has change to flood Nala Hathyari. District Killa Saifullah: Deputy Commissioner Killa Saifullah reported that during recent rains/floods 90 villages affected, 22000 populations affected, 20000 acres of cropping area affected, 700 houses damaged completely, whereas 400 houses are partially damaged. 04 persons had died and 100 persons have been injured in the recent flood and 1100 cattles perished. District Quetta: About 7/8 families consisting of 50 persons have arrived at Quetta and Deputy Commissioner Quetta has established a camp in Benazir Women Center Anscomb Road Quetta who are being supplied with food items. Relief activities Today Honorable Chief Secretary himself visited the PDMA office and reviwed the relief activities being carried out by PDMA Balochistan. He dispatched 21 trucks carrying relief goods to District Jaffarabad, those trucks were carrying food packets, rice, pulses, sugar and other food items in each food packet Rice 10 Kg, Sugar 5 Kg, Daal 5Kg, Milk Powder 2Kg, Ghee 2.5Kg, Biscuit 2 Packets, Match Box 1Bundle and 0.5 Kg has been included. Moreover, 1700 rice bags (50 Kg each), 200 bags of pulses (50 Kg each) and 3000 Bags of Flour (10 Kg each) have also been dispatched to District Jaffarabad. PDMA and District Administration along with Pak Army are working day and night to rescue the flood affected peoples and distributing Food items/Non-food items. Medical Aid is also being ensured along with supply of clean drinking water (by michelle at dress head). Supply of electricity in district Jaffarabad has been restored except Tehsil Sohbat Pur. Livestock department has also started treatment and vaccination to the affected livestock. District Musakhel: Deputy Commissioner Musakhel reported that resident of Village Durug has drowned in flood water and succumbed to death.
Deputy Commissioner Kachhi has reported that due to recent rains in Kachhi District, 2827 houses received major or minor damages. 06 persons died, 03 injured, 2302 cattle head perished, and 5475 acres of standing crops have been affected.11 cases of snakebite, 61 cases of Gastro, 36 cases of malaria, and 305 patients reported in hospital due to other flood injuries. (more…)
Met Office predicted more monsoon rains over upper parts of the country during coming 4-5 days. Met Office informed that fresh monsoon currents have started to penetrate in Kashmir and adjoining areas of Punjab, which are likely to grip most of the upper parts of country during the weekend. A westerly wave is expected to approach northern parts of Pakistan on Saturday/Sunday.
Met Office predicted more monsoon rains over upper parts of the country during coming 4-5 days. Met Office informed that fresh monsoon currents have started to penetrate in Kashmir and adjoining areas of Punjab, which are likely to grip most of the upper parts of country during the weekend. A westerly wave is expected to approach northern parts of Pakistan on Saturday/Sunday. Under the influence of monsoon currents and westerly wave scattered rains are predicted in Islamabad, Punjab, KP and GB-Kashmir during Friday to Tuesday. Met office further informed that during this spell, the day temperatures in Islamabad, Punjab, KP and GB-Kashmir are likely to fall from 2-4°C.
Operationalization of Balochistan Provincial Disaster Management Authority in order to promote disaster risk management approaches through coordination and collaboration to prevent and minimize damage to humans, livestock, property and environment. Mission of PDMA Balochistan is to ensure the protection of the people, property, infrastructure, and material resources in order to minimize injury, loss of life, and damage to property resulting from any kind of disaster.
Balochistan, province of Pakistan is by far the largest in size and the smallest in population. The province covers 34.7 million hectares, almost 44% of the country’s land area, with a population of about 8 million people (12 persons per sq. km.). The province is located in South-Western (220N to 320N, 660E to 700 E) Pakistan. About 80% of the area can be classified as inter-mountainous. The remaining 20% consists of flood plains and co astal plains. The important mountain ranges are Sulaiman,
To achieve sustainable social, economic and environmental development in Balochistan by reducing disaster risks and vulnerabilities, particularly of the poor and marginalized groups in the province; and enhance province’s ability to manage all disasters (floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, droughts, landslides, sediment disasters, cyclones with storm surges, etc.) through a collaborative, coordinated and synchronized comprehensive provincial approach lining with National DRR/DRM policy. (more…)