Sunday, 13 January 2013

Pakistani Floods: Impact

Short Term
Long Term
-20 million people were injured or made homeless
-Damage to 11000 schools has interrupted the education of an entire generation
-Increases in the rates of malaria, respiratory diseases and malnutrition due to the food scarcity and people living in tents during the winter
-100s of roads and 200 health facilities were destroyed, greatly reducing the amount of health care available to survivors

-Total infrastructure damage was around £43 billion

-Increased soil fertility

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