Services of HANDS in the southern part of Sindh

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Services of HANDS in the southern part of Sindh

  1. 1. Services of HANDS in the southern part of Sindh Torrential monsoon rains have triggered devastating flooding in southern Pakistan. According to some estimates more than five million people have been affected, among them communities still recovering from last year’s unprecedented floods. The disaster has reportedly taken the lives of an estimated 240 people, destroyedor damaged nearly one million homes, and flooded 17,000 km2 of land, prompting theGovernment of Pakistan to call for support from the humanitarian community. TheGovernment reports 22 out of 23 districts in Sindh are affected by the floodwater as well assome parts of Baluchistan Province. The situation is still unfolding and more rain fall isexpected.During the last year’s widespreadflooding, HANDS played a vital role inproviding relief and rehabilitationservices to the humanitariancommunity. In response of heavymonsoon rains and floods in Sindhprovince, HANDS immediatelymobilized its resources and began reliefoperation in all worst affected districts.Currently HANDS has been assistingflood victims with food, medical, water and NFIs. HANDS Flood relief interventionsbenefited over 127060 flood victims in the southern part of Sindh province.

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