In late June 2010, the monsoon winds reversed direction from northeast to southwest, bringing a hot and rainy season resulted the worst floods in living memory in the country, which affected near 20.
184 million population around the country, about 1,985 deaths and 2,946 injuries, damaged 1,744,471 homes, 2,244,644 hector cropped area. The disaster washed out 1.1 million houses,0.2 million cattle died, 414 persons died and 909 people were injured. The estimated damages from the flood were about $ 4.284 billion.
Sindh was not yet fully recovered from the last year’s devastation caused by flooding, again faced same sort of destruction, brought by heavy downpour of monsoon rains in 2011. According to provincial disaster management authority authorities, sustained heavy rains have reportedly affected roughly estimated more than 8.9 million peoples, over a quarter being women, killing 361 peoples, affected 409,39 villages, 0.8 million acres land destroyed, while 0.9miilion livestock died, 1.5 million houses were washed out. Most of the deaths were caused by disease, including gastroenteritis and malaria, while some fatalities occurred by drowning.
SRSP in collaboration with WFP responded well in relief and early recovery phases.