Pakistan – Damage to Houses Due to Floods & Existing Population Density (as of 17 September 2022)
Sep 17 2022
Severe monsoon weather since mid-June 2022 has affected up to 33 million people in the country. As of 6 September 2022, 81 districts have been officially declared as “calamity-hit” and 40 districts declared as “flood-affected”. Among 81 districts declared calamity, 32 districts are located in Balochistan Province, 23 districts are located in Sindh Province, 17 districts are located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, 6 districts are located in Gilgit Baltistan Province, and 3 districts are located in Punjab Province.
The cumulative impact of the floods from 14 June to 6 September shows a record of 1,343 fatalities and 12,720 injured. A total of 6,579 km of roads, 246 bridges and almost 1.7 million houses have been damaged. Additionally, 177,265 people have been rescued and 633,997 people are living in relief camps while many more are temporarily displaced and being hosted by other households.
At present, the total number of people temporarily displaced due to the floods is still unknown.