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27 Feb 2016 description
report MERCY Malaysia

Over the same 10 year time frame, disasters have continued to exact a heavy toll and as a result, the well-being and safety of persons, communities and countries as a whole have been affected.

• Over 700 thousand people have lost their lives

• Over 1.4 million have been injured

• Approximately 23 million have been made homeless

• Total economic loss was more than $1.3 trillion.

(Sendai Framework, 2015)

17 Jun 2014 description
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Our Strategic Commitments

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- Impartiality – We maintain impartiality in the selection of our staff. The selection of our beneficiaries purely is on a needs basis and not based on race, religion and/or political affiliation.
- Staff Integrity – We maintain a workforce who adhere to high moral and ethical principles.
- Continuous Improvement – We monitor and evaluate our work in order to improve on our past experiences and provide better humanitarian services as we progress.

11 Jul 2013 description
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Our Strategic Commitments

  • Impartiality – We maintain impartiality in the selection of our staff. The selection of our beneficiaries purely is on a needs basis and not based on race, religion and/or political affiliation.

  • Staff Integrity – We maintain a workforce who adhere to high moral and ethical principles.

  • Continuous Improvement – We monitor and evaluate our work in order to improve on our past experiences and provide better humanitarian services as we progress.

31 May 2013 description
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SINDH, 31 May 2013 – MERCY Malaysia handed over the Rural Health Centre in Mirpurkhas District, Sindh, Pakistan yesterday to the local government. The Rural Health Centre was reconstructed with the funding of USD 1 Million from the Malaysian government. The handover was officiated by the H.E. Abu Bakar bin Mamat (Consulate General of Malaysia to Karachi) and witnessed by Hon. Dr. Shafqat Hussain Daheri (Executive Director of Health, Mirpurkhas) & the Hon. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamed Ikram Bin Mohamed Salleh (Vice President I, MERCY Malaysia)

26 Jun 2012 description
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KUALA LUMPUR – Efforts to reconstruct and rehabilitate health centres in flood hit Pakistan by MERCY Malaysia has been spurred with the donation of a dialysis machine to the District Headquarters (DHQ) Civil Hospital in Mirpurkhas.

The Consul General of Malaysia to Karachi, Abu Bakar Mamat handed over the dialysis machine to the hospital’s Head of Dialysis Centre, Dr. Tariq Arain at a ceremony held at the hospital yesterday.

18 Jun 2012 description
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Our Strategic Commitments

• Impartiality – We maintain impartiality in the selection of our staff. The selection of our beneficiaries will be purely on a needs basis and not based on race, religion and/or political affiliation.

• Staff Integrity – We maintain a workforce that will adhere to basic moral and ethical principles.

• Continuous Improvement – We monitor and evaluate our work in order to improve on our past experiences and provide better humanitarian services as we progress.

07 Jul 2011 description
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Our Approach

Total Disaster Risk Management (TDRM)

Like many international organisations involved in the delivery of medical and humanitarian aid to vulnerable communities, MERCY Malaysia has been actively involved in providing emergency assistance to affected populations.

In January 2005, MERCY Malaysia began implementing its key domestic and international projects and programmes by utilising a holistic approach to manage natural disasters,
Total Disaster Risk Management (TDRM).

30 Aug 2010 description
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30 August 2010 - MERCY Malaysia is seeking more funding to assist Pakistan flood victims in response to the Pakistan floods that have devastated millions of lives in the past one month.

11 Aug 2010 description
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11 August 2010 - MERCY Malaysia is launching the Pakistan Relief Fund in response to the Pakistan floods that have devastated millions of lives in the past two weeks.

"The tragic flooding in Pakistan threatens the health and well-being of millions," said MERCY Malaysia President, Dato' Dr Ahmad Faizal Perdaus.

03 Jul 2007 description
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - In response to the devastation that Cyclone Yemyin has caused, MERCY Malaysia will mobilize its first 5-member medical and assessment relief team into the Pakistani provinces of Balochistan and Sindh on the 5th of July 2007. Equipped to provide medical and humanitarian services to the displaced people that currently number approximately 250,000, MERCY Malaysia's team will consist of 1 medical officer, 2 nurses and 1 logistician from Malaysia, as well as a medical assistant from the organisation's representative office in Afghanistan.

14 Jul 2006 description
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MERCY Malaysia began deploying medical and humanitarian aid since 10 October 2005 following an earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale in Pakistan on 8 October 2005. MERCY Malaysia provided initial Emergency Medical Relief, specialist care in primarily Orthopaedics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, primary care health and psychosocial and mental health services to the people of Bagh, Pakistan.
Effective 1 July 2006, MERCY Malaysia concluded its medical services in Bagh and will proceed to concentrate on the rehabilitation and reconstruction of health infrastructures phase.

16 Mar 2006 description
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MERCY Malaysia collaborated with Pattan Development Organisation on delivering of semi-permanent shelters, 'winter warmth' and Livelihood Project items to beneficiaries in Balakot and Kaghan Valley, Pakistan.

14 Nov 2005 description
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On 12th November 2005, MERCY Malaysia deploys five more medical volunteers and a logistician to Bagh, Pakistan, making the total medical mission members deployed to be 42.

Background

The first MERCY Malaysia mission in response to the South Asia Earthquake left Kuala Lumpur on 10th October 2005.

When MERCY Malaysia reached Bagh on 12th October 2005, the orthopaedic and trauma specialists immediately performed surgeries in the area. Our teams remained to be the only orthopaedic surgical teams to perform surgeries in Bagh for at least the first ten days.

27 Oct 2005 description
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MERCY Malaysia has been serving in Bagh, Pakistan since 12th October 2005.

18 Oct 2005 description
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MERCY Malaysia's team of thirty continues performing surgery in Bagh

MERCY Malaysia has deployed 30 medical and non-medical volunteers to Pakistan since 10th October 2005. Out of this number, 26 are medical specialists whose expertise are crucial to responding to the medical needs on the ground.

MERCY Malaysia is operating from an area called Bagh, 100kms away from Muzaffarabad. Due to the monumental number of casualties, which was estimated to reach 80,000, MERCY Malaysia's doctors are working around the clock.

14 Oct 2005 description
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MERCY Malaysia's medical team is working around the clock in Bagh. They are the only medical personnel currently performing surgeries in the area - performing up to 30 surgeries per day, mainly wound debridement, toilette and suture, amputations and treating fractures.

The temporary hospital is the only medical facility functional in Bagh. Set up at the Pearl International School, it is also receiving more than a hundred outpatients a day. The facilities in the temporary hospital are rudimentary, but the doctors are still able to perform surgeries.

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14 Oct 2005 description
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MERCY Malaysia's medical team is working around the clock in Bagh. They are the only medical personnel currently performing surgeries in the area - performing up to 30 surgeries per day, mainly wound debridement, toilette and suture, amputations and treating fractures.

The temporary hospital is the only medical facility functional in Bagh. Set up at the Pearl International School, it is also receiving more than a hundred outpatients a day. The facilities in the temporary hospital are rudimentary, but the doctors are still able to perform surgeries.

Dr.

14 Oct 2005 description
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MERCY MALAYSIA's Afghanistan Team will be meeting with MERCY Malaysia's Mission 3 who will be arriving from Malaysia. The former are Afghanistan nationals who are part of MERCY Malaysia staff and volunteers running the organisation's operations including in Kandahar. This team, comprising of an orthopaedic surgeon, two male nurses and a paramedic will rendezvous with the MERCY Malaysia team in Islamabad, and convoy to Bagh together to further support the current team there.

13 Oct 2005 description
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MERCY Malaysia team has started performing Emergency Medical Relief operations in Bagh, 125kms away from Islamabad. The team is working from a temporary hospital which was set up in a school.

Chief Operating Officer of MERCY Malaysia, Shareen Shariza Abdul Ghani, reported that it is estimated that there were 15,000 to 20,000 deaths in an area that was previously populated by 450,000 people.