Saturday, September 10, 2011

2.2 million affected: Pakistan Floods

Assalaam alykum,

Pakistan is being flooded again and there is fear that it might be worse than last year’s historic rains. HHRD is present in the 5 severely affected districts of Benazirabad, Tando Muhammad Khan, Badin, Thatta and Umerkot. 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.
Intervention: Helping Hand for Relief and Development’s emergency response team has started disaster relief in the 5 districts of Sindh:

Food: 2400 cooked meals have been distributed.

Health: HHRD has established 1 medical camp, 1 mobile medical clinic and 2 ambulances.

Clean Water: Supplied 6 water tankers with 150-200 gallons to provide clean drinking water.

Planning: Shelter and long term rehabilitation through HHRD’s Integrated Approach.
Your donations are urgently needed in this severe monsoon season. There are more heavy rains expected. Approximately 8,000 – 10,000 people are being helped through this disaster relief.

--HHRD Team

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