Saturday, September 10, 2011
$2 million Emergency Appeal: Pakistan Flood Relief...
Sindh, Pakistan is being flooded again and there are fears that it might be worst than last year’s historic floods.
HHRD is present in the 5 severely affected districts of Benazirabad (Nawabshah), Tando Muhammad Khan, Badin, Tando Allahyar and Mirpurkhas.
Many roads have been blocked, due to heavy rains; blocking access to villagers, who need help.
People are dying due to falling roofs, drowning, and water borne diseases.
Food: 4,200 cooked hot meals daily being distributed in District Benazirabad and 40.50 Kilograms per family ration supplied in other four districts to over 1,000 families (ongoing);
Health: HHRD has established 1 medical camp, 1 mobile medical clinic, and 2 ambulances (ongoing);
Clean Water: Supplied 18 water trucks with 150-200 gallons to provide clean drinking water, placed in water tanks (ongoing);
Shelter: More than 300 families given tents, hygiene kits, kitchen sets, floor mats, aqua kits, and mosquito nets;
Planning: Long-Term Rehabilitation through HHRD’s Integrated Approach: Water Supply & Purification Systems - Homes Construction - Livelihood through Micro-Finance & Skills Development, Mother-&-Child Basic Family Healthcare Centers, Orphans Sponsorship, Schools Reconstruction, and so on.
Initial Phase $2 Million Emergency Appeal has been started by Helping Hand For Relief & Development.
Your donations are urgently needed in this severe monsoon season.
There are more heavy rains expected.