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12 Oct 2010 description
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Impact

- According to the National and Provincial Disaster Management Authority report dated October 2,20.1 million people have been affected by the July floods. The death toll has risen this past week and now stands at 1,961 people, an increase of 159 deaths. A reported 2,995 people have been injured.

30 Sep 2010 description
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The Singapore Red Cross is part of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, and is working with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) to bring aid to the survivors of the Pakistan floods.

The following update details how your donation is translated to emergency relief efforts, and how your continued giving will help the overall recovery and rehabilitation efforts in Pakistan.

Impact

- According to the National and Provincial Disaster Management Authority report dated September 23, an estimated …

28 Sep 2010 description
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Singapore Red Cross' Secretary General Christopher Chua and Director of Operations Lim Theam Poh were in Pakistan recently to handover the relief items, procured using the monetary donations from the Singaporean donor community, including:

8,000 pieces of tarpaulins sheets (6m by 4m) which can be used for temporary shelters valued SGD 147,701.00cts

2,000 Family Food Packs (each pack can feed a family of 7 persons for 1 month). Items include 50 kg wheat flour, 20 kg of rice, 25 kg of lentil, 15 kg of cooking oil / Ghee, 5kg sugar, 1 kg of salt and 1 kg of tea leaves.

15 Sep 2010 description
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The Singapore Red Cross is part of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, and is working with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) to bring aid to the survivors of the Pakistan floods.

The following update details how your donation is translated to emergency relief efforts, and how your continued giving will help the overall recovery and rehabilitation efforts in Pakistan.

Impact

- According to the National and Provincial Disaster Management Authority report dated September 14, an estimated …

08 Sep 2010 description
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The Singapore Red Cross is part of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, and is working with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) to bring aid to the survivors of the Pakistan floods.

The following update details how your donation is translated to emergency relief efforts, and how your continued giving will help the overall recovery and rehabilitation efforts in Pakistan.

Impact

According to the National and Provincial Disaster Management Authority report dated 7 September, an estimated 18 million …

02 Sep 2010 description
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The Singapore Red Cross is part of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement and we are working with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) to bring aid to the survivors of the Pakistan floods.

The following update details how your donation is translated to emergency relief efforts, and how your continued giving will help the overall recovery and rehabilitation efforts in Pakistan.

The disaster

-  The latest figures from the Pakistan National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) indicate a continued rise …

25 Aug 2010 description
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The Singapore Red Cross is part of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement and we are working with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) to bring aid to the survivors of the Pakistan floods.

The following update details how your donation is translated to emergency relief efforts, and how your continued giving will help the overall recovery and rehabilitation efforts in Pakistan.

The disaster

While flood waters are receding in many areas of the country, the south of Pakistan remains badly affected - …

23 Aug 2010 description
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The disaster by numbers

The Pakistan superflood disaster continues to evolve. The entire length of the country is affected: from the Swat valley in the north to the mouth of the Indus river in the south. The damaged territory is estimated to be about the size of the UK.

Huge areas remain underwater, and the losses in them are for all practical purposes incalculable.

16 Aug 2010 description
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The disaster by numbers

The Pakistani government estimates 20 million people are significantly affected by the floods.

14 Aug 2010 description
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  • Figures of the impact have risen slightly, with the death toll of 1,392 people; 1,985 people reported as injured; over 14 million have been affected; and more than 875,562 houses damaged.

    - The Pakistan Meteorological department has issued warning of fresh floods in low-lying areas of Sindh along the Indus river in the coming days. Scatter thunderstorms are expected in the north, while hot and humid conditions will be prevalent in the south.

    - Access to affected areas in the north of the country continues to hamper relief operations.

12 Aug 2010 description
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Facts & Figures as of 12 August 2010

13.8 million people are affected - that is almost one in every 10 Pakistanis. The floods have affected more than 70 per cent of the country - an area equivalent to the size of the UK.

The monsoon season could last for at least another month, worsening the flooding we have seen so far, and affecting new areas particularly in the south.

At least 6 million people will need emergency assistance in the weeks and months ahead.

10 Aug 2010 description
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  • Persistent downpours worsened massive flooding in Pakistan

    - Public appeal follows initial donation of USD100,000 for emergency relief

    Singapore, 10 August 2010 - The Singapore Red Cross has launched a month-long public appeal to raise money for relief and recovery efforts for the Pakistan Floods. This comes on the back of the Singapore Red Cross' initial donation of USD100,000 for emergency relief efforts in Pakistan.

    "We have been closely monitoring the situation in Pakistan. The monsoon rains are continuing and the floods are moving further south.

03 Aug 2010 description
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The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan has been hit with massive flooding, the worst in which the country has seen in decades. This tragedy has killed more than 1,500 people, leaving thousands rendered homeless and more than a million people affected.

The devastation has also hit Punjab and Sindh provinces, as well as part of North West Frontier Province.

21 Aug 2007 description
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Singapore Red Cross is in correspondance with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cresent Societies (IFRC) and is monitoring the situation.

SRC will not be soliciting for public funds at this juncture.

However, it will still be accepting donations should the public wish to make their donations through SRC.

07 Dec 2005 description
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The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) is collecting funds for the South Asia Earthquake and all proceeds of the funds are exclusive for the earthquake victims and not exclusive for SRC. These proceeds will be used to fund purchases and direct delivery of emergency items like medicine and first aid, food parcels and other relief supplies for the displaced and homeless victims. The fund will also be used for the expenses incurred by Team Singapore in its relief effort in Pakistan.

05 Dec 2005 description
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Over S$45,000 worth of humanitarian food aid in the form of "Meals-Ready-to-Eat" (MREs) will leave Singapore this evening and will reach Karachi, Pakistan on 21 December 2005.

18 Nov 2005 description
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Over S$45,000 worth of humanitarian food aid in the form of "Meals-Ready-to-Eat" (MRE) will be sent by the Singapore Red Cross to the people of Pakistan.

The MRE are sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Jurong Town and Singapore West and the Singapore Food Industries. The MRE will be sent directly to Pakistan and delivered to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC). The IFRC, through their pool of volunteers and relief mission teams will assist to distribute the food to the people in Pakistan.

16 Nov 2005 description
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It was mission possible for Team Singapore as the final two mission teams wrapped up their medical relief work in Pakistan.

02 Nov 2005 description
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They were mountain people and used to the harsh weather and gruelling environment. Following the devastation and the chaos after the earthquake, with thousands dead and buried under the tonnes of debris, it was reported that 1,600 girls had died in the university in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.

22 Oct 2005 description
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The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) medical team comprising a staff member and two volunteers from the Raffles Medical Group returned to Singapore in a C-130 aircraft on Friday 21 October 2005.