Low Cost Shelter for Flood Victims 2014 Pakistan

by Association for Humanitarian Development (AHD)
Low cost shelter
Low cost shelter


Some 29 houses needs to re-build before incoming Monsoon Season


AHD working in rural villages of Matli & Badin district, during the visit of AHD Shelter team in villages near Matli the status of houses is very poor in maintenance and the fear that incoming monsoon will affect them and poor women and children will face difficult situation during monsoon.

We at AHD share update that we need urgent support to help poor families in roof maintenance and some mud plaster needed on houses. In this regard US $ 350 needed to support hem in roof and mud plaster by them. AHD will pay only small porting to poor women that they can be able to purchases roof material and wood if any.

We hope to hear from you all, please share your views at ahdpak@gmail.com

A Family prepared low cost shelter
A Family prepared low cost shelter



A Poor farming family prepared low cost shelter mud made houses near Matli

AHD female staff conducted meeting in different household families during 15th to 20th February 2016 to know the update situation of houses constructed by poor village families through orientation session and meeting by AHD staff. Some 23% families repaired their houses and some of them well repaired and extended houses in village of Chotho Kolhi near Matli to save their women and children from upcoming summer season and moon soon season as well.

AHD staff very happy to see the progress of poor farming communities and their interest to update their houses for the next moon soon season

Active women sharing house update
Active women sharing house update


Monitoring visit conducted by AHD staff to 15 villages during Dec 2015

AHD staff conducted visit in 15 villages during the December 2015 and come to know that village families repaired their houses and now happily enjoying the facility of the houses for their women and children.

The village women and men share that they used the roofing kits to repair their houses but now they re-plaster by mud their roof again their houses to make possible long run of their houses. The mud houses remain hot in winter and cold in summer.

For the first quarter 2016, AHD plans to support 250 more families with roofing kit which includes cost of 250 US $ for one house. Total funds needed US $ 62,500/= we at AHD hopeful for this support from Global Giving existing donors and new ones. For more please feel free to contact us at ahdpak@gmail.com

Monitoring visit by AHD staff
Monitoring visit by AHD staff
Village women group did repair of their houses
Village women group did repair of their houses
Flood victims migrated to Jati area
Flood victims migrated to Jati area

Hindu Minority Groups & Families Residing in open sky


Pakistan is one of the country where floods continue since 2010 and till 2015 million of people affected and lost their houses, some 30% provided with shelter and low cost housing but still large scale families suffering without houses and residing in open sky in different areas of Sindh. During the visit of women staff in working areas, minority families women expressed their situation that they do not have shelter/beds and cloths for incoming winter season, During the visit in flood affected areas the snaps taken showing the worst situation of poor families. We at AHD want to support some families and we looking you all support and donations

Project Progress: AHD staff provided awareness and meetings in families residing without shelter, staff also conducted door to door visits in some 19 villages and come to know the updated need and situation of flood victims.

For more share your valuable suggestions and inputs

Constructing temporary shelter
Constructing temporary shelter
residing on lands or roads ...waiting AHD response
residing on lands or roads ...waiting AHD response
Now walls constructed by village family
Now walls constructed by village family


09 Families constructed walls of their new houses in village Saleh Somaro


The awareness has been promoted in some 15 villages and some 09 families prepared new house walls and now ready to put roof as preparation of the incoming moon soon. Women of the said families played role and put mud from outside to construct their walls. Now roof contribution small in kind (Bambos 12 only) will be provided through this project as we have limited budget at present

We want to support more 30 families, for this purpose we need your support to start 30 new houses through the families.

For more please feel free to contact us at ahdpak@gmail.com or can call at Ph: +92-22-3860880  

Village Saleh Somaro women preparing house
Village Saleh Somaro women preparing house

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Association for Humanitarian Development (AHD)

Location: Hyderabad, Sindh - Pakistan
Website: http:/​/​www.ahdpak.org
Project Leader:
Khurshid Bhatti
President / CEO
Hyderabad, Sindh Pakistan

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