The worst floods in Pakistan’s history have carved a swathe of devastation across the land, leaving death and despair in their wake. The floods triggered by torrential monsoon rains have caused widespread devastation in northwest Pakistan, killing some 1,500 people and affecting more than four million.
In this desperate hour, we all need to rise to the challenge and reach out to our fellow Pakistanis who have lost everything and now face an uncertain future. To aid the relief effort, Dawn News is holding a two hour special transmission to raise funds for the flood victims. We will be joined by celebrity philanthropists such as Sheema Kirmani, Khalid Anam, Rizwan Beyg, Mahira Hafeez, Sania Saeed and a host of other experts and heads of relief organisations.
Special reports from the field will tell the stories of those who have lost everything to the merciless flooding and are desperately awaiting a helping hand…YOUR hand.
This is an effort by The Dawn Media Group for providing relief to the flood victims. Join us from 5-7 PM on Friday and rise to the challenge. Please donate generously and make their struggle less difficult. Rise Pakistan, and bring back your identity.
DAWN FLOOD RELIEF DONATIONS GO TO:
National Bank of Pakistan
Haroon House Branch
ACCOUNT # 1520-4
You may also make donations to the following organizations:
RED CRESCENT ICRC:
ASDA 6-6 Askari Bank G8 Markaz Islamabad
Foreign currency account number 0083-02800002
Bank Alfalah LTD Jinnah Road Rawalpindi
Telephone number: +92-51-9250404/5
Food Items are being accepted for donations: dry milk, non perishable food items, lentils, and water at the nearest Red Crescent office
EDHI FOUNDATION: ACCEPTING DONATIONS IN CASH AND/OR GOODS:
EDHI HEAD OFFICE
Sarafa Bazar, Boulton Market, Mithadar, Karachi.
Ph: +92 (21) 2413232
Fax: +92 (21) 2413232
ZONAL OFFICE KARACHI
Near Merewether Tower, Kharadar, Karachi.
Phone: +92 (21) 220126 1-62
Fax: +92 (21) 2313434
ZONAL OFFICE LAHORE
17-A Muslim Block, Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore.
Ph: +92 (42) 5414211
ZONAL OFFICE ISLAMABAD
Near Masjide-e-Shohada, Aabpara, Islamabad.
Ph: +92 (51) 2827844
ACCEPTED ITEMS FOR EDHI DONATIONS:
Clothing: Clothes of various sizes, beddings, shoes
Utensils: Large plastic cans that hold 20 liters of water or liquids, crockery, buckets
Toiletries: Tissues, soaps, Dettol (antibacterial cleaners), towels
Food: Rice, sugar, flour (Atta), onions, potatoes, cooking oil, tea, milk (tetra packs or powder), safe drinking water, cooked food
Medicine and/or Medical Equipment: Water purification tablets, life saving drugs, vaccines for malaria, cholera, typhoid, influenza, pain killers including strong ones like morphine derivatives, tremadol, pethadine, kinz, antibiotics e.g. tetnus, amoxil, gentamycin, IV (intravenous) cannulas, IV Drip sets, IV drips: normal saline, ringer lactate, local anesthetics (injections), cotton bandages, cotton, surgical instruments: e.g needle holders, forceps, tweezers, suturing materials, skin staples
PM=92S Flood Relief Fund 2010 has set up an account at all branches of the National Bank of Pakistan:
Account No: 898989.
Donation may be deposited through NBP=92S regular pay-in slip. Donor will receive counter-slip duly stamped as token of having deposited the donation amount.
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