Helping HANDS – flood relief, reliable NGO

Medical camp, Kashmore

Health and Nutrition Development Society, HANDS, is one of Pakistan’s largest non-profit organisations, working since 1979 in the sectors of health,¬†education, poverty alleviation, water and sanitation, infrastructure¬†development, emergency response through social mobilization, advocacy &¬†capacity building. Their work targets more than 8 million people from 14,962 villages in 18 districts of Sindh & Balochistan.¬†These are photos from their medical camp at BS Feeder Band near¬†Kandhkot-Kashmore district.
“These medical camps are supported by UNICEF. A¬†German journalist also visited the camp through boat. Thousands of people¬†are sitting at BS feeder surrounded by water. Access to them for any food,¬†medical supplies is only by BOATS. HANDS installed few hand pumps, pit¬†latrines and providing food and medical services through boats,” writes Zafar Ali Dehraj, HANDS¬†General Manager,¬†Social Mobilization, Advocacy & Disaster Management.

Contact HANDS Flood Response Center Sindh
B-67, Street#4, Hamdard Coopertaive Society, Airport Road Sukkur, Pakistan.
Cell: (+92) 302-8222650
Office: Phone: (+92) 71-5633881
Fax: (+92) 21-34559252

Flood relief: Turn the tide – personal note re KRT

Posted to my yahoogroup just now:

Dear all – I’ve sent out mails and postings about Karachi Relief Trust before – but thought this personal note was worth sending out again. One of their most important initiatives is the water purifier units (Pak Pani) they are supplying which may save thousands of lives. Please do take a minute to read it and do what you can. Every little bit counts.
thanks.
beena

Dear Friends:

I know you will find this email long but please read it and donate. Every little helps!! Join the Turn the Tide facebook page, and the KRT facebook page. Also, please see the KRT website at the end. It includes material on an earlier Turn the Tide fundraising drive for Internally Displaced People and will assure you that your donations are reaching those who need it the most. There is a video as well about the previous work. Continue reading

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