This project saw that the immediate needs of flood and heavy snowfall affected populations were met through the provision of emergency health services, improved access to clean drinking water and emergency food items. Continuous, heavy rain and snowfall broke long-standing precipitation records in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province, and caused widespread flooding across 3 districts of Baluchistan from 17 to 22 January 2017. The government declared an emergency in the 3 most affected districts and called for assistance for 60,000 families that were affected by onset of disaster situation in Baluchistan. This project was located in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province.
This program met the immediate needs of affected populations though providing emergency health services and improved access to clean drinking water, hygiene promotion activities, and by delivering short-term food assistance in the form of cash grants.
This project assisted 10,500 people (1,500 families).