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Report of Rain Affected - District Mirpurkhas

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Mirpurkhas lies in the southern part of the Sindh province and shares a Western border with Hyderabad, to the North is Sanghar and Umerkot in the East with Tharparkar and South with Badin and Tharparkar. Mirpurkhas district has a population of 1004600. The district is comprised of six Talukas/Tehsils Mirpurkhas, Digri, Sindhri, Hussain Bux Mari, Jhudo and Kot Ghulam Mohammed. There are 41 Union Councils at district and out of that 28 are rural. 74.54 % of the population lives in the rural areas. The livelihood of majority of the people depend on agriculture and lives stock. It is also known for city of NGOs and Mangoes.

In these days rainy season has covered all over Sindh. People, who were already in the lap of poverty and shortage of water, had made their lands barren. Lower part of Sindh also has various problems in this regard.

All these problems are multiplied because of poor system of LBOD. It is seemed that rain is a real problem, but mistakes and omissions committed by LBOD played key role in the destruction.

Due to current torrential rain five Talukas/Tehsil of District Mirpurkhas has been affected badly which are Kot Ghulam Muhammad, Dighri, Hussain Bux Mari, Mirpurkhas and Jhudo.