A year on from the floods of 2010, there is severe flooding in many areas of urban and rural Sindh, displacing an approximate 8.9 million people and damaging or destroying over 1 million homes in the effected areas.
The death toll currently stands at over 400 with around 800 people injured in the province of Sindh alone, where the floods have effected 5 million the majority of which are women and children and destroyed over 4 million acres of farmland.
Stories of lost lives, destroyed belongings and livelihoods are coming in from the effected areas, where people have even had to sell whatever possessions they could salvage from the floods to feed themselves and their families.
The areas worst effected by the current flooding are Badin, Umarkot, Mirpur Khas, Tando Mohammed Khan, Tando Allah Yar, Hyderabad, Tharparkar, Thattah and Shaheed Benazirabad.
With your help Al-Khair Foundation is looking after around 15000 flood victims daily. providing food, purified water, medical supplies and shelter, including a bricked shelter in Hyderabad with a capacity of 15000 and a 300 tent village in Tando Bago district Badin Further tent villages are being being put up in effected areas such as Haji Dingdhan Polghari where food parcels, water and cooked food is being distributed amongst flood victims.
Al-Khair's relief work in Sindh has also been recognised at the highest level of Pakistan government with the recent visit of the Chairman of the Pakistan Senate Mr Farooq Hameed Naek to the Al-Khair refugee camp in Hyderabad coverage of which was also picked up the prominent nationwide English Newspaper DAWN (click to read the article)
In further acknowledgement of Al-Khair's flood relief efforts Al-Khair Foundation was presented with a certificate by Sindh government officials in recognition of Al-Khair Foundations on going relief work in the region.(certificate below - click to view the certificate)
At an expense of nearly Pak Rs 100,000,000 with your help, to date we have been able to supply the following relief to the victims
Please donate as much as you can. Help the victims of this disaster, many of whom have lost all their worldly possessions for a second time in the space of 12 months.
To keep updated with the situation on the ground continue to visit our website or view IQRA T.V. sky channel 826.
How can you help
£ 250.00 will support a family with shelter and daily supplies for a month including :
2 Cooked meals each.
5 Ltrs of water
2 Ltrs of milk
Medical Camp £500 for a day
Truck of Water Bottles £1175
Feed 3500 victims for a day £10000