LAHORE (PR) - The FACES Pakistan, a non-profit non-government organisation, has started relief and rescue work in different villages of the agro-industrial Badin district after unprecedented rains and floods caused widespread devastation in interior Sindh. Quoting the district government summery, the FACES Pakistan said in its statement that over one million people have been affected by torrential rains in Badin, while 46 union councils and 6395 villages have been totally damaged in the district. About 984,805 acres of land has also been affected, the recent government summery revealed. Like the past, the FACES Pakistan distributed relief goods in Moosa Turk, Mitho Hajam, Allah Bachaio, Abdul Qadir Sodho and Chak 20 villages of the Tarai union council, affected by the monsoon rains. The food packages, distributed among the rain victims, were consisted of wheat flour, cooking oil, rice, sugar, pulses, dry milk, tea and other kitchen items. Some non-food items like, toilet and washing soaps, anti-bacterial liquids, mosquito net and other items were also included in the relief package. After the distribution of relief goods, FACES Pakistan Sindh coordinator Sittara Chaudhry told the gathering that the FACES Pakistan would continue its efforts to provide relief to the people in the rain-affected areas. Elaine Alam, the national coordinator programmes of the FACES Pakistan, speaking from the head office said that the FACES Pakistan is a nonprofit organisation with mandate to empower under represented communities and to provide help and assistance to general public in their access to social justice, human rights, sustainable development and gender equality, as well to create inter-religious harmony in the society. In the past, the FACES Pakistan had provided agriculture inputs like seeds, urea etc in the flood-affected areas besides providing relief goods. "Now again we are working on rehabilitation of the local masses and will continue our efforts for the complete rehabilitation in the disaster-hit areas," the national coordinator said. It is pertinent to mention here that the FACES Pakistan has also worked in the flood-affected areas and for the rehabilitation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) of Swat, providing food, shelter, security and medicines to them and to the people affected by the cyclone on coastal areas, as well as the people affected by the Hunza lake in Gilgit Baltistan.