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Food and winter package for flood victims in Pakistan

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Women Development Organization (WDO)

Who are you trying to help? What issue are you trying to address?

The recent flood in Pakistan, Baluchistan in august 2012, has made 37355 families in desperate need of food, warm clothes and tents.

The overall assessment carried out by UNOCHA and PDMA for the children, women, old people, and people with disabilities were the most vulnerable among the affected population. Several of the agriculture dependent villages were experiencing problems with the health of their livestock and crops relating to water covering there cultivated land.

What is your project and how will it help?

UNOCHA and PDMA says that the floods negatively affected the quality of drinking water, agriculture, and health education of the entire population in these regions. The majority of the health facilities of the Kohna Tambu of district Naseerabad are for example under water. The people are suffereing due to non availability of proper source of shelter, food, medicines. Besides this, the lacking of pure drinking water and sanitation issues are prone to water-borne diseases which multitude by stagnant water of flood which producing mosquitoes.

Gaps:

• Shortage of medicine at refugees camp

• No access for safe drinking water

• No access to hundreds of villages which are still flooded

How can other people partner with you on your project?

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Please detail the resources that you need.

Needs:
• Food, safe drinking water, emergency shelter, and emergency medical
care services are essentially required
• Medicine for communicable diseases, ARI, Diarrhea, skin diseases and eye infections
• First aid cases for injured
• Vaccinations against cholera and typhoid
• Rehabilitation of health facilities
• Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) interventions
• Mosquito nets
• Pit hole latrines

Total estimated cost 500,000 USD.

Please contact us for further details.


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Partnership types

Project funding; Provision of goods

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: Pakistan

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Children, youth and family welfare; Community...show all (6)

Disasters

Aug 2012 - Pakistan: Floods

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