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ISSUE: Humanitarian Disasters - Pakistan

Pakistani Flood EvacueesDisasters leave not only a humanitarian crisis in their wake; they also spark a profound moment of unity in the global community, as the world acknowledges a common goal to help those in need. In July 2010, heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan caused devastating floods that displaced 20 million people from their homes and killed almost 2,000.

 

While the need is great, so are the resources through which one can help. This page is meant to serve as a useful guide so that you too can contribute in some way in the saving and rebuilding of lives in Pakistan.

 

Click here for an update from the British Red Cross six months after the floods in Pakistan.

> Calls for action in Pakistan:

UniversalGiving Logo UniversalGiving provides opportunities
to help Pakistan's flood victims.
 Hidaya Foundation 

Support relief efforts of the Hidaya Foundation in Pakistan.

Doctors Without Borders

 

Donate to Doctors
Without Borders
and help spread the word.

 

Unicef

 

Help children
affected by the
floods with a donation to UNICEF.

Mercy Corps

 

Give to MercyCorps
to provide food & clean water to
flood victims.

 

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Donate to CARE,

who is activating clinics in Pakistan.

Oxfam

 

Give to Oxfam who
has teams in place
on  the ground in
Pakistan.

 

UNHCR

 

Text "SWAT" to 50555 to donate $10 to the UNHCR.

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Pakistan: A Slow-Motion Tsunami

Pakistan: A Slow-Motion Tsunami

(Mosaic Intelligence Report: August 20, 2010) Pakistan's flood crisis may require the largest aid effort in modern history. Yet, flood aid has been too slow and too little. Is donor fatigue to blame? And, will governments answer the plea?

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Pakistan: A Slow-Motion Tsunami

Mosaic Intelligence Report, August 20, 2010 - Pakistan's flood crisis may require the largest aid effort in modern history. Yet, flood aid has been too slow and too little. Is donor fatigue to blame? And, will governments answer the plea? Get further insights from the Mosaic blog.

 

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