In 2011 the monsoon rains hit the Sindh province with 7 weeks of relentless downpours. This caused extensive floods, destroying homes, livestock, crops, and grain reserves, and displacing millions of people.
Families fled to any high ground with whatever possessions and livestock they could rescue, many living along roadsides in makeshift shelters.
Government and NGOs provided aid, but abuse was widespread, with relief supplies looted and diverted to the families of local feudal landowners, or sold in the market. Some flood victims were given food that was drugged and then their few remaining possessions were stolen. Others were looted at gunpoint.
PCDP UK provided £ 6,500 for Flood Relief.