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31 Aug 2006 description

World Emergency Relief is pleased to inform supporters that relief supplies sent to Indonesia and Pakistan have been released and distributed to communities following delays in clearing the consignments through customs.

One and a half tons of emergency medical supplies, sent by WER to local partner agency Hope Worldwide Indonesia, have been cleared following a delay of three weeks in customs.

03 Feb 2006 description

WER is continuing to deliver urgently needed emergency supplies to families affected by last October's earthquake in South Asia.

03 Nov 2005 description

WER is still working around the clock to bring emergency relief to communities devastated by last month's earthquake in South Asia.

300 tents, donated to WER by Shelterbox, have already been sent to Pakistan to provide temporary accommodation for some of the families who lost their homes in the earthquake and who now face further dangers with winter approaching fast.

On 31st October, 16 tons of medical supplies and toiletries, donated to WER by Morningside Pharmaceuticals in Leicester, left Malaysia for Pakistan.

17 Oct 2005 description

WER is preparing an urgently requested shipment of medical supplies to Pakistan as fears of an outbreak of potentially fatal diseases increase.

Essential medical supplies, including oral rehydration salts, antiseptics and antibiotics, will be delivered to remote communities around Muzaffarabad and Peshawar, where thousands of families are still waiting for urgently needed humanitarian aid.

10 Oct 2005 description

Containers of tents and medical supplies are being prepared by WER for immediate shipment to Pakistan following a massive earthquake which hit the region in the early hours of Saturday morning.

WER is working in conjunction with Glasgow the Caring City to ship urgently needed supplies to Islamabad and Muzaffarabad in Pakistan. An emergency meeting was held in Glasgow on Sunday 9th October 2005 to coordinate the response. This brought together leaders from Glasgow's Pakistani community, local mosque leaders and Members of Parliament.

10 Oct 2005 description

CARLSBAD, CA -- World Emergency Relief's global family today released funds to launch our direct outreach to quake victims, and is sending all-weather, winter-proofed tents to house 3,000 people.