Date: September 2014
Torrential monsoon rains that began at the start of September 2014 triggered mass flooding and widespread damage in Pakistan and parts of northern India. More than 2.53 million people were affected, with 1,000 dead across Nepal, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. About 130,000 homes in Pakistan and 2,500 homes in the north of India were damaged.
Partner(s): Pakistan’s National Rural Support Programme (NRSP), Musthafa Sabiya Educational Trust, Rahmatan Lil ‘Alamin Foundation (RLAF)
How we helped:
- Launched a fundraising appeal in October, raising S$46,000
- Distributed relief supplies to alleviate hunger and protect survivors from the winter
- Food packages to last 20 days were delivered to 230 families