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Pakistan Flood Relief 2010:  Housing, food and agriculture

Updated 18 January 2011

Despite the weather and political challenges in Pakistan, relief efforts continued in the areas of housing, food and agriculture:

NORTH REGION
Housing
:  The construction work on housing is running smoothly. Another 135 applicants have been identified who need housing; this list is in the verification process and if all goes well, construction will begin by March 2011. The following table illustrates the current status of the housing project underway:

NORTH REGION HOUSING PROJECT - CURRENT STATUS

DISTRICT

COMPLETED UNITS

NO. OF UNITS IN PROGRESS

Kot Addu

43

133

Laiyah

5

45

Karor

5

23

Bhakkar

-

20

DG Khan

-

50

Rajanpur

5

5

Alipur

5

5

Taunsa

5

5

DI Khan

5

63

Total

73

349

  

Food:  In the district of Azad Kashmir, 1,000 Family Ration Packs were distributed in:

  • Muzaffarabad
  • Neelum
  • Hatian
  • Kotli
  • Bagh

SOUTH REGION
Housing:
  Another 611 applicants have been identified who need housing; this list is in the verification process. The following table illustrates the current status of the housing project underway in the Southern Region of Pakistan:

SOUTH REGION HOUSING PROJECT - CURRENT STATUS

DISTRICT

COMPLETED UNITS

NO. OF UNITS IN PROGRESS

Jacobabad

5

137

Shikarpur

5

94

Sukkar

5

-

Kashmor Kandhkot

5

130

Ghotki

5

-

Total

25

361

 

Agriculture:  157 farmers were given assistance to cultivate wheat on 314 acres of land in Dadu and Qaumber Shahdadkot. The purpose of this project is to help these farmers generate income and to become financially self-sufficient.

 

TO DONATE TO THE PAKISTAN FLOOD RELIEF FUND:
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