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UNHCR Emergency Flood Response Sindh Province, Pakistan 2011

Hori Tloo, 8 years old holds her 18 month old niece Viji in a UNHCR emergency relief camp for flood affected communities in Zareen Khan, Sanghar District, Sindh, Pakistan on September 27, 2011. In August 2011, Heavy monsoon rains triggered flooding in lower parts of Sindh and northern parts of Punjab. To date, the Government of Pakistan reports that more than 5.3 million people have been affected, Over 300 people have lost their lives, over 4.2 million acres of land flooded and 1.59 million acres of crops destroyed. UNHCR is supplying 10,000 tents, 20,000 plastic sheets and 10,000 kits of household items as an emergency response to flood affected communities in Sindh Province. Contingent on an emergency funding appeal, UNHCR will be able to supply another 20,000 tents and relief items.

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Hori Tloo, 8 years old holds her 18 month old niece Viji in a UNHCR emergency relief camp for flood affected communities in Zareen Khan, Sanghar District, Sindh, Pakistan on September 27, 2011. In August 2011, Heavy monsoon rains triggered flooding in lower parts of Sindh and northern parts of Punjab. To date, the Government of Pakistan reports that more than 5.3 million people have been affected, Over 300 people have lost their lives, over 4.2 million acres of land flooded and 1.59 million acres of crops destroyed. UNHCR is supplying 10,000 tents, 20,000 plastic sheets and 10,000 kits of household items as an emergency response to flood affected communities in Sindh Province. Contingent on an emergency funding appeal, UNHCR will be able to supply another 20,000 tents and relief items.