Ehsaas was working on the ground in the most devastated areas to deliver Monthly Food Rations to those most affected.
The floods caused due to heavy monsoon rains killed at least 41 people in Karachi, Pakistan. The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) also reported that a further 31 in Sindh, 23 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15 in Balochistan, 8 in Punjab, 3 in Pakistan-administered Kashmir and 10 in Gilgit-Baltistan were also killed and at least 40 people were injured.
Pakistan experiences monsoon rains during July and August but in 2020 year, it experienced the heaviest rainfall since records began.
In Karachi, since records began in 1931, this is now considered the worst flooding in its history.
The Ehsaas team was in the most affected areas and distributed rations to those most affected. Each ration bag contained enough food for a family of 5 to 6 persons for a month.
A typical Ration Pack included:
- Flour 20kgs
- Rice 5kg
- Sugar 3kg
- Cooking Oil 3ltr
- Daal Channa 1kg
- Daal Moong 1kg
- Daal Masoor 1kg
- Red Chilli Powder 200gm
- Coriander Powder 200gm
- Turmeric Powder 100gm
- Tea 400gm
- Salt 800gm