As rains continue to lash the flood ravaged Sindh province in Pakistan, Oxfam warns of a severe risk of a public health crisis if clean water and sanitation is not urgently provided.
Oxfam is responding with humanitarian aid to those affected by fresh flooding in Sindh province in Pakistan. Oxfam aims to reach nearly 850,000 people with clean water, sanitation, and rescue, as well as help people access food and resume earning a liviing.
International aid agency Oxfam is mounting an emergency response to get aid to those affected by fresh flooding in Sindh province in Pakistan. This is the second year of flooding in Pakistan, and many of those affected had not fully recovered from last year’s mega-floods.
One year on from the worst flooding in its history, Pakistan is still not prepared for this year’s monsoon floods and other natural disasters, international aid agency Oxfam warned today.
Seventy per cent of those affected by floods in Pakistan want reconstruction to generate jobs as the country rebuilds following the disaster last year, according to a new survey released today (Wednesday, 6 April 2011) by international agency Oxfam.
International agency Oxfam today said that the disaster in Sri Lanka was deepening as a result of a second wave of flooding in the country. One million people in Sri Lanka have already been affected by the first wave of flooding.
In the six months since the devastating floods hit Pakistan, with the help of generous public donations, Oxfam has helped almost 1.9 million people.