Pkrelief update

Relief initiatives completed this week 1) Abdul Sattar Ishaqani and Nishat wellfare organization combined with us to bring relief in the form of 500 ration hampers as well as medicines and a medical camp to the area of Sanghar. Pictures of this undertaking are available here 2) Hamid Yahya and his team from CFC took…

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Building a future

Much has been lost in the shape of lives, property and material well-being due to the worst floods in history. It is however, pure folly to consider each one of the IDPs as people who were always downtrodden and impoverished. Some of them were just as full of stomach and pocket as you and me…

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Pk relief mission 5 report

Even though we had not gone back to shikarpur in two weeks the off roaders had kept in mind the SSGC degree college camp witnessed by us while we were on ground there. We contacted Mr Mukesh the pointman of this camp and found that the food situation there was getting desperate. This camp houses…

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Aftermath of the Floods

Pakistan currently faces the biggest humanitarian crisis of modern history that has been wreaked by a natural disaster. Weeks of heavy monsoon rains have caused the biggest flood in living history of the region and have spurred an unprecedented migration of people out of the flood affected areas. With nearly 15% of the population of…

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PKFlood field updates

Its been a hectic week and a half, since me and Awab Alvi decided to roll our sleeves up and do something for the flood victims of Pakistan and specifically sindh. The resulting initiative saw many friends joining us in our effort, as well as bloggers and tweeple from our online lives. They are now actively collaborating with us…

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Pkfloods10: Flood Relief Campaign for Southern Pakistan

The earthquake’s  that hit Pakistan in 2005 and 2008  were regarded as the worst tragedy for the nation. Few have realized that the recent floods have in fact caused more damage then those earthquake’s did. As per latest reports official figures stand at 1600 dead and 12 million left homeless. The Monsoon rains began  two weeks ago and…

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