Doongro and his family were poor farmers working for a Sindhi land owner, they lost everything when flood waters drowned their land, crops and homes a month ago. Now they live in a small farm in the outskirts of Karachi, trying to re-build the life they lost.

Coming from a low caste Hindu background, they are hesitant to live at a government funded relief camp, claiming they have no community members there. Instead, a land owner, who had employed some of their family members in the past, has allowed this family to stay and work on his lands in Gadap Town.

 

 

A woman who has been displaced by floods sits at a table while taking refuge in a government school building in Mirpur Khas district of Pakistan's Sindh province September 23, 2011. The latest floods, triggered by monsoon rains, have killed more than 230 people, destroyed or damaged 1.2 million houses and flooded 4.5 million acres (1.8 million hectares) since late last month, officials and Western aid groups say. More than 300,000 people have been moved to shelters. Some 800,000 families hit by last year's floods a
A woman who has been displaced by floods sits at a table while taking refuge in a government school building in Mirpur Khas district of Pakistan's Sindh province September 23, 2011. The latest floods, triggered by monsoon rains, have killed more than 230 people, destroyed or damaged 1.2 million houses and flooded 4.5 million acres (1.8 million hectares) since late last month, officials and Western aid groups say. More than 300,000 people have been moved to shelters. Some 800,000 families hit by last year's floods a

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