Appeal from Himal Southasia re Pakistan floods

We at Himal Southasian have set up a fund in Kathmandu for those all over Southasia and elsewhere seeking to support the immediate, ongoing relief efforts in Pakistan. Please avail this facility to send money to the victims of floods along the Indus. To donate click here.

No administrative charges will be applied to your support, every paisa will be sent to The Institute for Social Movements-Pakistan (ISM PAK) in Hyderabad (Sindh), working with theOrangi Pilot Project (OPP) on emergency response and support. ISM PAK and OPP urgently need funds for rations, medicine, shelters, drinking water, infant diet support, livestock fodder and vaccination, hygiene kits, makeshift toilets and schooling camps.

— From Urooj Zia in Kathmandu

Pakistani people value India’s $5m aid

Pakistani people value India’s $5m aid offer. Indian govt shd send thru fastest channel, even if Pakistan govt under pressure hesitates to accept. No time for games. There’s no problem at people level. Indo Pak peace march (Amn ke Badhte Qadam) 20 Indian marchers donated INR 30K for flood relief in Lahore Aug 15; Indian artists, doctors are volunteering help.

KarachiRelief, reliable organisation

KarachiRelief, reliable organisation, since 2007 cyclone in Balochistan, Sindh. Working w flood victims across Pakistan, donation links/info at

60 Pakistan artists donate works; silent auction for flood relief

60 Pakistan artists have donated their works at a silent auction at Koel cafe in Karachi. Ends today (Aug 18) 6.30 pm. All proceeds will go to Pakistan flood relief work. See Express Tribune report at

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