Christian Aid

Pakistan Floods Emergency

Christian Aid has launched an appeal to provide immediate help to those suffering in Pakistan. Christian Aid is responding to some of the most affected communities our response includes food distribution, shelter and emergency health care to around 70,000 people.

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from 2:00 PM, 5 August 2010 to 1:30 AM, 30 November 2010

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1105851)

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Check mark Match funded

Amount raised

£31,717

Donations

124

    Categories

  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Disaster ReliefDisaster Relief
  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment
  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing
  • Human Rights/AdvocacyHuman Rights/Advocacy

    Helping

Location

Situation

Pakistan is facing the worst floods in 80 years after experiencing intense monsoon rainfalls since July 21st. It is reported that 1,400 have died and 27,000 remain trapped by water. A further 3 million people have been affected by the loss of their home or livelihood as entire villages have been submerged. There is an urgent need for food, clean water, medical care and emergency shelter to save lives and reduce risks such as the spreading of waterborne diseases

Solution

Christian Aid in partnership with the ACT Alliance (Action by Churches Together) is distributing food, shelter, non-food items like hygiene kits and both preventative and curative health care services to those in immediate need. Already, 1,250 food and t