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Pakistan : Avalanche : 2020/01

GLIDE:  CW-2020-000003-PAK

Duration 2020/01
Country or District Pakistan
Name Avalanche
Outline Heavy snow, heavy rain and very low temperatures across Pakistan, Afghanistan, and northern India continue to trigger flash floods, snow avalanches and landslides. 75 people are dead in Pakistan.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA 2020/01/20
The number of people who died in the recent snow spell has increased to 105. NDMA has reported that the damage to houses has significantly increased from 200 to 1,295 mostly located in Balochistan (1,057) during the reporting period. While the total number of affected people is still not confirmed by the authorities.

ECHO 2020/01/17
According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), as of 17 January, 104 people died, 77 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), 20 in Balochistan, 5 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 2 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

ECHO 2020/01/15
Heavy snow, heavy rain and very low temperatures across Pakistan, Afghanistan, and northern India continue to trigger flash floods, snow avalanches and landslides. 75 people are dead in Pakistan.