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Emergency preparedness and humanitarian action

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Pakistan is vulnerable to a range of natural hazards including earthquakes, droughts, floods, landslides, avalanches, cyclones and storms, tsunami, glacial lake outbursts, river erosion, epidemics and pest attacks.

Human-induced hazards that threaten the country include transport, industrial and nuclear accidents, oil spills, urban fires, civil conflicts and internal displacements of communities due to multiple factors.

Earth Quake in Balochistan 2013

Overview of the earthquake as of September 25, 2013

Health situation report on the earthquake in Baluchistan #1

Health situation report on the earthquake in Baluchistan #2

Flood 2013

Map centre 2013

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Updates on the Pakistan floods

IDP Crisis in FATA/ KP

Displacement from Khyber Agency-new influx of IDPs Situation Report # 1 (10 April 2013)

Disease Situation Update Jalozai IDPs (Week 18, 2012)

Situation Reports

Jalozai IDPs Camp (March 27, 2012)

Jalozai IDPs Camp (March 24, 2012)

Jalozai IDPs Camp (March 23, 2012)

Jalozai IDPs Camp (March 22, 2012)

Jalozai IDPs Camp (March 21, 2012)

Jalozai IDPs Camp (March 20, 2012)


KP & Fata- IDPs Crisis update (April 22-28, 2012)

KP & Fata- IDPs Crisis update (April 15-21, 2012)


Displacement form Khyber Agency - IDPs Crisis Report #5

Displacement form Khyber Agency - IDPs Crisis Report #4

Displacement form Khyber Agency - IDPs Crisis Report #3

Displacement form Khyber Agency - IDPs Crisis Report #2

Displacement form Khyber Agency - IDPs Crisis Report #1

Health Response Strategy

Health Response Strategy-HOP-Final version

HOP-Final-Revised Health Cluster Approved (April 17, 2012)

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Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s) 213 707
Total health expenditure (% of general government expenditure) 9.7
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births) 178
Primary health care centres and units (per 10 000 population) 0.5
Total life expectancy at birth (years) 66.5

Source: Framework for health information systems and core indicators for monitoring health situation and health system performance, 2018

Pakistan country health profile

Regional Health Observatory

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