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08 Oct 2006 description
report Irish Red Cross

The Irish Red Cross today announced that it would send a further €100,000 to help thousands of people in Pakistan who are facing a second bleak winter following the earthquake that struck last 8 October, leaving millions homeless.

More than €2 million was raised in Ireland by the Red Cross to help fund their relief operation on the ground, where more than 73,000 people were killed and 3.5 million were made homeless. This money was used to pay for vital supplies and services in the stricken region.

Blankets, tents, temporary housing materials, clean water and sanitation facilities, …

16 Feb 2006 description
report Irish Red Cross

DUBLINER, Willie Norton leaves again this week for Pakistan where 73,000 were killed and 3.5 million people were forced out of their homes by the devastating earthquake last October.

26 Jan 2006 description
report Irish Red Cross

WITH temperatures plummeting to minus 15 degrees centigrade in earthquake-devastated Pakistan and more people now accessible to outside help, the Irish Red Cross is playing a vital role in supporting the global Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement to step-up the delivery of aid supplies and services.