03 August, 2010

Counting miseries..

"A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is statistic."

Here are the statistics:

Cost to Agriculture:

(US$ 1 Billion in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa only)

Pakistanis Affected:

(including incidents of disease and displacement and with rising threats of epidemics)

Households needing help:

(Mostly in Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa)

People still waiting to be evacuated:

(Including 1500 tourists)

International Relief Pledged so far:

(Including US$10 million from the United States, another US$10 million from the United Nations and US$8 million from United Kingdom)

Death Toll:

(Estimate of 1500+ in Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa only)

A Pakistani villager with his daughter moves wades to safety.

Pakistani army soldiers passed a baby to safety as they helped people flee from their flooded village yesterday.