Pakistan – Deadly Landslide in Balochistan Province

Days of heavy rain in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province caused a landslide on 24 March, 2019, killing at least 6 people.

According to local media reports, the landslide struck in Harnai. The victims, thought to include 5 children, were in their home at the time.

Iran and Afghanistan

Balochistan, in the southwestern region of the country, borders both Iran and Afghanistan, where days of heavy rain has caused widespread death and destruction.

According to the latest report from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), 31 people have been confirmed dead in flooding in Iran since last week, including 20 in Shiraz, Fars province, and 11 in the northern provinces of Golestan and Mazandran.

According to UNOCHA, “Over 60,000 people have been impacted by the flooding in 10 cities. Around 56,000 people have been internally displaced, of which around 10,800 reside in emergency shelters provided by the Iranian responders”