Pakistan Cyclone Phet 2010
Thousands were left homeless and many were stranded on the submerged roads in southern Pakistan, as the country was hit by cyclone Phet on Sunday June 06, 2010.
The cyclone caused heavy flooding and rain in the coastal areas, as the storm hit the coasts between Karachi and Thatta. As many as 200,000 people have lost their mud homes from the port city of Gwadar and coastal belt of Thatta District due to heavy floods.
Hidaya Foundation’s partner organization, Hidaya Trust, has a team of over 150 members at its Central Field Operations in Shikarpur. Hundreds of packages of supplies including 20 Kg bag of rice, 4.5 liter of cooking oil, 5 kg of lentils, soaps for bathing and washing clothes, bed sheets and towels are ready to be distributed to people in need, and more on-going work will continue for affected families.