Six months into Pakistan floods: Oxfam thanks supporters

Pakistan floods: Oxfam thanks supporters


In 2010 Pakistan was hit by its worst natural disaster. More than 1,750 people are thought to have died, with an estimated 18-20 million people affected by the floods.

In the six months since the floods hit Pakistan, with the help of generous public donations, Oxfam has:

  • Helped almost 1.9 million people.
  • Provided more than 1 million people with clean water.
  • Built sanitation facilities for over 860,000 people.
  • Provided hygiene kits for over 1.3 million people, and hygiene advice to over 900,000 people.
  • Provided financial grants to more than 300,000 people to help them provide for their families.
  • Organized cash-for-work programs and provided 118,892 people with money for their immediate needs.
  • Distributed 12,000 winter kits -- blankets, jumpers, quilts -- in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
  • Provided emergency shelter to over 225,000 people.

More about Oxfam's humanitarian response to the Pakistan floods.