The 2010 Pakistan floods began in July 2010 following heavy monsoon rains in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan regions of Pakistan. A third of Pakistan has been covered by floodwaters, which have destroyed crops, washed away entire villages of mud huts and destroyed businesses, bridges, roads ,railway tracks. Waterborne diseases are spreading rapidly, with children especially in danger.
The United Nations estimates that more than 21 million people are homeless as a result of the flooding, exceeding the combined total of individuals affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the 2005 Pakistan earthquake and the 2010 Haiti earthquake. However, the death count in each of those three disasters was significantly higher than the number of people killed so far in the floods.
Flash floods in KPK has caused destruction at large scale and displaced millions of people. The flood waters came in districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Province without any warning and then really suddenly, the water went up to the roofs." The most affected districts in KPK are Nowshera and Charsadda because of heavy flood in river Kabul and swat, where many villages have swept away. The record of past 60 years rain is broken as hundred of rural villages are demolished and communication roads/channels are destroyed.
The village Chik Hissar Akbar Abad in Charsadda district is most affected village. Flood water came without any warning in Chik Hissar Akbar Abad village. Flood water came 10-15 feet height and 10-15 feet high flood water washed away everything in this village. The people of this village are very poor and they are landless farmers and daily-wage labourers. Mostly People were living in mud houses before the flood. Flood water has washed away not only their homes and belongings but also their aspirations and joys.
On October 10, 2010, In partnership with Shanti Volunteer Association (SVA), New World Hope Organization (NWHO) distributed 500 hygiene kits to the 500 flood affected families In order to improve living conditions of flood affected people in Village “Chik Hissar Akbar Abad (Charsadda), consisting of 01 Gauzes (10 Pieces), 01 Body Washer, 01 Tooth Brush, 01 Tooth Paste-English (35gm) , 01 Nail Cutter, 01 Foot Cleaner (Plastic Handel), 01 Soap (Life Bouy-115gm), 01 Towel (small size), 01 Medicam Shampoo (Economy Pack), 01 Vaseline (50 gm), 01 Powder for freshness (85g.), 01 Dettole (52 ml), 01 Baby Lotion -Mother care(small size), 01 Shaving Razor, 01 Jumbo Comb, 01 Tissue Roll.
New World Hope Organization (NWHO) staff members met with all the camps members tent to tent and distributed 500 Hygiene Kits tent by tent to 500 Flood affected families.