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     July 25,  2015

Detail

 



SPECIAL REPORT ON GLACIAL LAKE OUTBURST FLOOD IN CHITRAL

Press Release
 

CHITRAL: Latest Updates on 24th July at 05:30 hrs: Flash flood in Ursoon Gol damaged 11 Irrigation Channels, 3 Micro HydroPower Channels and 4 water supply schemes today. Detail assessment is in progress.

 
Summary of Human Losses and Property Damaged
 

Village Affected /Nala

Persons Died

Persons Injured

House Damaged

Male

Female

Male

Female

Partially

Fully

 Broze

 

2

 

 

47

165

Reshune

1

-

 

 

Ayun

1

-

1

1

Gohker

1

-

 

 

Hinjil

1

-

 

 

Lone

1

-

 

 

G-Total:-

5

2

1

1

47

165

 

Infrastructure Damaged and Restoration work

Roads/Valley Roads

  Restoration Work is in progress on 07 damaged roads.

  Chitral-Booni:  blocked at various ridges by yesterdays flash floods. C&W has cleared the blockage.

  Chitral-Gram Chashma: 18 km cleared and 8 km road washed away and it will be restored within months. Land acquisition is in process.

  Chitral-Bumburate:  Machine mobilized.

  Booni-Mastuj (32 km): road which had been cleared earlier was damaged in the flash floods yesterday.

  Booni Shagram has been blocked by yesterdays flash floods.

  Charun-Zondangram: Road blocked by yesterdays flashfloods.

Bridges

  Total 14 bridges damaged.

  3 RCC completely damaged

  11 wooden suspension bridges washed away.

  Protection work damaged, detail assessment is in progress

Irrigation Channels

  9 out of 13 Irrigation Channel damaged

  4 were restored

  2 in Bumborate are out of reach`

District Council

Bridges

  27 Cantilever/Suspension Bridges damaged.

Water Supply Schemes

  26 WSS Schemes damaged, restored nil. Request for funds sent to Secretary Local Council Board Peshawar.

Civil Irrigation Channels

  70 Irrigation Channels / head works damaged

  Restored Temporary:2

  Work in Progress:1

  Request for funds sent to Secretary Local Council Board Peshawar.

Link Roads

  Damaged:40

  Restored: Nil

  Request for funds sent to Secretary Local Council Board Peshawar

 

Water Supply Schemes

  Total 83 Water supply schemes damaged

  10 have been restored.

  Pipes for 30 water supply schemes supplied.More Pipes have been demanded from Peshawar.

Agriculture

1200 acres standing crops have been damaged.  Estimated damages to crops:

  Maize: 5820 hectares cultivated. 102 hectares damaged. 2% loss

  Potato: 1427 hectares are cultivated. 81% damaged.

  Orchards: 358 hectares are cultivated. 60 hectares damaged.

  Rice: 2093 hectares cultivated. 19 hectares damaged.

  Tomato: 104 hectares are cultivated. 8 hectares damaged.

  Okra: 20 hectares cultivated. 1 hectare damaged.

  Pea: 154 hectares are cultivated. 11 hectares damaged.

 

Fruit Trees

  5.7%  

 

Health Facilities

There are 57 health facilities in District Chitral which include 01 DHQ, 3 THQ,06 RHCs,19 BHUs & 28 Civil Dispensaries. Medical officers are available in all RHCs and THQs. Women Medical officer is also available in THQ Drosh.

RELIEF EFFORTS OF NDMA, PDMA & DDMU

PDMAs 4 truck a consignment of 1000 packages received in Chitral, out of which 250 packages have been delivered to Chitral Scouts for onward distribution among the affectees while 250 packages were issued to Additional Assistant Commissioner Drosh for distribution among the flood affectees of Drosh Sub Tehsil. Furthermore, 1000 food packages received from NDMA transported via C-130 aircraft were also dispatched to Chitral Scouts for onward distribution among the stranded population.

 

 

 

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