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Save and help victims of Flood in Pakistan (Karachi)

The impact of Protected content quake in Pakistan was visible and hence registered to the nation and the world. However, the full impact of the devastation caused by the Protected content of Pakistan is yet to manifest itself. According to estimation 1/5th of the country is under water. Crops are no more. We do not know the correct death toll. We have no valid data. There is a looming threat of epidemics and malnutrition. This threat is just not restricted to the directly afflicted flood victims. It would probably seep through the civil society , lets say by october - december Protected content , When it is estimated that the flood water would recede

Millions of homes in thousands of villages and towns have been destroyed. According to reports, over 20 Million people have been affected by this disaster - more than the Protected content Tsunami, Protected content Earthquake, and Protected content Earthquake combined and destruction is increasing each day.

Infrastructure such as dams, power stations, roads, bridges, schools, agriculture wells, and drinking water hand pumps have been severely damaged or destroyed.

Over the course of July and early August Protected content , Pakistan experienced the worst monsoon-related floods in living memory. Heavy rainfall, flash floods and riverine floods have devastated large parts of Pakistan since the arrival of seasonal monsoon rains on 22 July. Assessments of losses and damages are ongoing, but estimates place the number of affected people at more than 14 million. Over 1,200 people have died, and at least 288,000 homes have been damaged or destroyed.

The devastating flood in Pakistan had destroyed more than half of the economy of the country.The country which was already facing several other crises including terrorism,poverty,corruption,illiteracy has now hit by another challenge in the form of flood.At this crucial time ,the world has pledge to help Pakistan in any form .

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Pakistan on Sunday August Protected content boost relief efforts as concerns grew about the 20 million people made homeless in one of the worst disasters to hit the country.

Authorities said more flood surges were coursing down the River Indus and other waterways in southern Sindh province and were expected to peak later Sunday, causing fresh deluges. The river, which in better times irrigates the crops of millions of farmers, is 15 miles Protected content wide at some points — 25 times wider than during normal monsoon seasons.

This is a humanitarian crisis, and one should really not consider the nationality of the families dieing due to such a crisis. It is so unfortunate that people are considering nationalities when giving aid to individuals including little children. I think this is an opportunity for people, regardless of race, religion or color, to unite.

SWO a Collaborating Partner of Pakistan Medical Association is working with its technical support from the first day with its team of Doctors, Technicians, Nurses, Health Visitors and Caregivers. We have organized our Camps in Thatta, Shikarpur and Khairpur Districts, it’s a challenge, we need help, we urgently need following items:

1. Mosquito nets.
2. Snake Bite Injections.
3. Food stuff.
4. Tents.
5. Drinking Water.
6. US Dollars Protected content

We are now excepting Donations for this nobal cause, Your one dollar can make difference.

Mehtab Qureshi
Saharo Welfare Organization (Regd)
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"I will never forget the destruction and suffering I have witnessed today. In the past I have witnessed many natural disasters around the world, but nothing like this." - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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