Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Drop Aid, Not Bombs

This Monday's news once again highlights the desperate need for aid in Pakistan. Millions are going without because of a lack of helicopters for transportation. Imagine the political impact across the Muslim world if the American and British governments announced a ceasefire in the war in Afghanistan to divert resources for aid relief? That would win hearts and minds. But while the people of Pakistan have been let down by world leaders, the public's response to their plight has been uplifting. And no where more so than in Britain. According to one leading aid agency, the British public is 'leading the way and shaming politicians across the world with the generosity of its response to devastating floods in Pakistan. Read the full story here.

Sunday, 22 August 2010

HANDS (Health And Nutrition Development Society) Relief Efforts

The flood in River Indus continued to wreak havoc and massive devastation in many parts of Sindh. Thousands have lost their lives; millions are homeless, without food and deprived of even basic needs of life. They are lying under sky, hungry, thirsty, ill and wandering for help

HANDS is doing its level best to mitigate the worries of affectees and has arranged emergency relief camps in most effected district of Sindh Shikarpur, Jacoabad, Sukkur, Ghotki, Khairpur, Matiari and Hala, Thatta and Badin


Latest Pakistan Flood Situation Report

“This situation report is based on information provided by PDMA and HANDS Emergency Response Centers which are available at both sides of Indus River in Sindh. These Regional Offices include Sukkur, Shikarpur, Kandhkot, Jacobabad, Ghotki, Khairpur, Dadu, Thatta, Tando Mohammad Khan, Matiari and Hyderabad.” View full report here

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Support the Pakistan floods crisis appeal

As the scale of the human tragedy caused by the floods in Pakistan increases, the Pakistani community here is digging deep to support relief efforts. With over 1,600 dead, millions displaced, and the rains worsening, the victims need all the help they can get. Number of charities and NGOs are working to help the suffering humanity in Pakistan. You can donate to any of these charities. Please give generously.