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Duration 2017/02/02 Dozens of people in Afghanistan and Pakistan were killed after heavy snow and avalanches hit over the weekend. Country or District Pakistan Name Snow Avalanche
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others Government of Pakistanˇˇ2017/02/06 Killed People: 9
Injured People: 3
Damaged Houses: 22
In Pakistan, the heavy snowfall comes at a time when many are still struggling to recover from a recent wave of flooding in which 13 people died and around 650 others were reported injured.
- Government of Pakistanˇˇ2017/02/06
Situation Report No - 06: Winter Snow / Rain 2017 (Period Covered: 1100 hrs 4 February 2017 – 1100 hrs 5 February 2017)
- Reuters 2017/02/05
At least nine people, including children, were killed by an avalanche in the northern Chitral district, Pakistan, with as many as 14 residents believed to still be trapped in collapsed houses, district official Syed Maghferat Shah said.
Geographycal Data Information
- ECHO 2017/02/06
Afghanistan and Pakistan ; Snow avalanches- ECHO Daily Map 06/02/2017
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center