Relief for Drowning Pakistan

When disaster struck in Haiti, in the form of a hurricane, the US government and citizenry rallied to support the devastated population there. After all, Haitians live all over this country, and they are our neighbors.

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As disaster strikes again, this time in Pakistan in the form of massive floods, we should realize how important it is to support the suffering population there in whatever way possible. Here's one way:

Donate to UNICEF

Due to the very real threat of water-borne diseases, there is no better time to give to aid groups in the region, no matter what you hear in the news about how charitable monies are spent. This flooding will affect at least 20 million lives; if there's even a remote chance that your dollars could help Pakistan's people, then the time to give is now. Below are some other avenues:

USAID Pakistan

Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

UNHCR - The UN Refugee Agency

World Food Programme

Mercy Corps

1 comment:

  1. This briefing by Secretary of State Clinton gives a little insight into the complexity of the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan, first regarding the recent flooding and aid monies; then, she moves on to discuss military, political, and cultural hurdles in the conflicted region. There's only more rough road ahead.



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