“In helping others, we shall help ourselves,
for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.”
Donate whatever you can. this is a request to all individuals, organizations, charities and NGOs in general and nationals of Pakistan Please support these people. Donate whatever you can financially, technically and morally support to hundreds of thousands displaced from Swat.
The latest numbers are devastating. They’ve been issued in a note that you can find in the This is the May 13th Update from the Provincial Relief Commissioner ate.
The highlights are:
|New IDPs Out of Camps|| |
|New IDPs In Camps|| |
|GRAND TOTAL for NEW IDPs|| |
Source: Social Welfare Department, Government of the NWFP
How can We help
Besides sending cash through below mentioned charity organizations, Please do not donate old/expired stuff. Make sure edible items are hygienic.
- Clothing: Clothes of various sizes, Beddings, Shoes
- Utensils: Jerricans (large plastic cans that hold 20 liters of water or other 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
- Water purification tablets.
- Life saving drugs.
- Vaccines for malaria, cholera, typhoid, influenza.
- Pain killers.
- IV Drip sets
- IV drips: normal saline, ringerlactate
- Local anesthetics (injections)
- Cotton bandages, cotton.
- Surgical instruments: e.g needle holders, forceps, tweezers.
- Suturing materials, Skin staples.
All offices of SBP Banking Services Corporation, treasuries and branches of National Bank of Pakistan as well as other scheduled banks will receive donations for ‘Prime Minister’s Special Fund for Victims of Terrorism.’
This Fund has been set up for providing relief to the people in the wake of current situation in Dir, Swat, Bajaur and Waziristan Agency of North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and to mobilize resources and render a helping hand in the relief efforts for the affected people.
Necessary instructions have been issued by SBP BSC to all its field offices to open the above-mentioned Fund account and accept donations. The SBP BSC has also advised all the scheduled commercial banks to accept donations towards the Fund. SBP BSC field offices and commercial banks have also been asked to display a ‘Notice Board’ at a conspicuous place of their branches that “DONATIONS TO PRIME MINISTER’S SPECIAL FUND FOR VICTIMS OF TERRORISM ARE ACCEPTED HERE.”
Text taken from (http://www.pak-times.com/2009/05/12/sbp-banks-to-receive-donations-for-pms-special-fund-for-victims-of-terroris
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257 Risebrough Circle.
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