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04 Aug 2010 description

Medical Teams International is responding to the recent disastrous flooding in Pakistan. They have shipped three containers of medical supplies to partners on the ground in the flood-affected area of the country. The medicines and supplies are enough to help hundreds of thousands of people and are valued at nearly $2 million.

The essential medicines and supplies have arrived in the Northwest region of Pakistan where heavy rain has caused rivers to overflow their banks. More than 1,500 people are known to have died in the floods.

03 Jun 2009 description

(Tigard, Ore. - June 3, 2009) - Medical Teams International airlifted enough emergency medicines and medical supplies today to care for 10,000 Pakistani people during the next three months.

The medicines will help people survive in northern Pakistan who have lost their homes in recent civil and military fighting. The supplies are valued at $421,045 and will be distributed to Hope International, a Medical Teams International partner.

Medical Teams initiated an airlift from Holland in order to reach people immediately.

05 Jul 2007 description

Hygiene kits and clean water will help 25,000 stranded people

(PORTLAND, ORE. - July 5, 2007) Medical Teams International is working with partners on the ground in Pakistan to help thousands of families stranded by Cyclone Yemyin.

Flooding from the June 26 storm has displaced 250,000 Pakistanis and affected an additional 1.5 million people in the southern province of Balochistan. Initial reports list the death toll at 300.