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Humanitarian assistance to flood affected people in the provinces of Punjab and Sindh, Pakistan (CIDA-IHA)

The worst floods in Pakistan’s recorded history during the 2010 monsoons have caused damage to human life and property in Pakistan, with the Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa (KPK) province the most badly affected in up-river areas, while Southern Punjab and Sindh down-river in Pakistan’s agricultural heartland have experienced widespread and extensive flooding.  According to the current available information the most affected districts in the KPK are Nowshera, Swat and Charsadda, while the Southern Punjab districts of Muzaffargarh and Rajanpur and Sindh districts of Sukkur, Shahdadkot, Kashmore and Shikarpur have been inundated. To help address the situation caused by the riverine floods in the plains of South Punjab and Sindh, CARE’s proposed project will provide shelter, sanitation and hygiene, non-food items and primary healthcare services to 60,950 people affected by the flooding.   

Objectives:

The proposed project will reduce human suffering by providing immediate lifesaving relief to the flood affected families in selected districts of South Punjab and Sindh and improving 60,950 people’s access to shelter (tents), essential non-food items, primary healthcare and WASH services.

Outcomes:

?Providing 5,950 flood affected people (850 families) with temporary shelters and essential emergency household items that include kitchen and hygiene sets, plastic sheeting, jerry-cans, buckets, blankets and shawls etc

Providing 5,950 flood affected people (850 families) with improved access to sanitation infrastructure (temporary latrines) and improved hygiene practices.  
Improve access for 55,000 flood affected people in target areas to emergency primary medical healthcare 
Improved health and hygiene awareness for 55,000 flood affected people