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06 Jan 2012 description

AAI continues to cooperate with local organisations based in Pakistan’s Sindh and Punjab provinces. After AAI’s response to the humanitarian emergency created by the 2010-11 Pakistan floods, AAI has continued its strong relationship with local partner organisation, the The Hunar Foundation.

04 Feb 2011 description

In the midst of delivering a comprehensive WASH program in Pakistan, AAI has agreed to assist in the repair of a badly damaged school - Muhamad Samoo Boys School. Two months after the devastating floods, people started to return to flood affected areas however, the boy's school remained unusable due to significant mud damage and smell.

30 Jan 2011 description

AAI continues to deliver vital Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects in communities that are still suffering from last year's floods that devastated over 20 million people. AAI has drilled 148 bores, installed 136 hand pumps and built 36 large cement aprons with drainage to help facilitate suitable hygiene practices. AAI has focused its efforts in the regions of Jar and Keenjar as floodwaters in these areas reached between 6 and10 feet high causing major damage to homes.

31 Dec 2010 description

Australian Aid International (AAI) - The Hunar Foundation and other local partner organisations conducted public health operations in the Thatta District as a response to the severe flooding during the months of August and September 2010.

12 Nov 2010 description

The village of Rawal Kandra has had no medical care since the flood hit in September 2010. The village is in a state of disrepair and there are clear signs of where the water had inundated the village. In light of the hardship, the village has a strong community spirit with traditional values that will enable standards to improve over time. The power is in the process of being re-established.

31 Oct 2010 description

AAI and The Hunar Foundation Objectives

1. Increase access to curative and preventative healthcare services to vulnerable populations - targeting women and children - affected by the floods. Particular emphasis has been placed on early warning surveillance for diseases and capacity building of local healthcare workers in international disaster/refugee medicine.

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08 Oct 2010 description

The wide scale damage caused by the July floods in Pakistan and the staggering loss of life from the Haiti Earthquake earlier this year are a stark reminder of how a single disaster can set back development programs by years and perhaps decades. The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on 13 October is an opportunity to focus attention on the work that is and can be done to make communities around the world safer from disasters.

The earthquake that struck Port-au-Prince in January showed just how dangerous a large disaster in an urban area can be.

23 Sep 2010 description

23 Sep 2010

Australian Aid I nternational (AAI) is a non-profit, non-government organisation committed to mitigating the double burden of poverty and poor access to quality health care in regions where health systems have either collapsed or are in crisis through the provision of emergency medical care, general and public health services and capacity building.

Over the course of the 2010 monsoon season, Pakistan experienced the worst floods in its history.

19 Sep 2010 description

About 400,000 people in the Sindh district have been displaced due to the flooding from the Indus River. Conditions are very difficult in the camps due to the relentless heat, lack of easy access to safe water and an astonishing lack of basic sanitation facilities being available.

AAI staff met with the local government coordinator, who stated that 60 latrines have been established to date - over 10,000 are required.

Basic shelter has been provided to pockets of IDP, however many still remain without tents.

15 May 2006 description

1. REVITALIZATION OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES

30 Apr 2006 description


1. REVITALIZATION OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES

19 Mar 2006 description


1. REVITALIZATION OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES

AAI facilitated the delivery of paediatric and other priority medicines (ie: antibiotics) to 12 Hevali Sub district health clinics from the DHO and WHO. Click here to view the Clinic Details.

09 Mar 2006 description

Australian Aid International, an NGO that has been working in the earthquake affected areas of Kashmir, Pakistan since Oct 17 2005, has announced its program for the next 3 months.

Speaking on behalf of AAI, the CEO Marc Preston said that it is now time to consolidate our efforts in revitalising the healthcare system and to look at lasting projects including the repair of damaged health facilities and the construction of a clinic as a more permanent legacy to the communities served by the AAI teams.

Marc also expressed his appreciation for the fantastic effort from all volunteers, …

04 Mar 2006 description

AAI ACTIVITIES PER PROGRAM AREA:

1. REVITALIZATION OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES

AAI facilitated the delivery of blankets to 26 Haveli Sub district clinics.

19 Feb 2006 description

AAI ACTIVITIES PER MIDQUATER REVIEW

1 December - 19 Feb

REVITALIZATION

AAI remains committed to mitigating the double burden of inequity and poor access to quality health care and aims to improve the level of health for the 122,000 people of Haveli Tehsil. Using a multi-faceted approach AAI engages the community in health activities encouraging sustainable solutions.

Revitalization of the Primary Health Care services

Assessment and Monitoring of Primary and secondary Health Care Facilities:

- A total 13 health facilities and the THQ hospital have been assessed.

- 12 …

07 Feb 2006 description

AAI ACTIVITIES PER PROGRAM AREA:

1. REVITALIZATION OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES

AAI health teams have visited the following health facilities in Haveli Tehsil providing direct bedside supervision, teaching in clinical practice, and direct support to health care providers:

- Gugdar
- Khursidabad
- Pallangi
- Soli
- Tungari
- Degwar
- Badhal Sharif

31 Jan 2006 description

Mavericks who punch well above their weight.

The AAI shelter team continues to build and distribute shelters in the Bagh District of Kashmir at a rapid rate. Two days ago a further 200 shelters were moved from Islamabad to Bagh and immediately distributed to various surrounding villages.

22 Jan 2006 description

AAI ACTIVITIES PER PROGRAM AREA:

1. REVITALIZATION OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES

AAI facilitated the delivery of government stock of essential medications to the First Aid Post at Chireekot.

In direct collaboration with the DHO in Bagh, AAI facilitated the transport and delivery of over 200 hygiene kits to the BHU Gugdar.

07 Jan 2006 description


Within 10 days of the October 8 th earthquake, AAI commenced program activities in AJK Province . In line with the humanitarian phases of international relief (emergency, rehabilitation and recovery, and development), AAI have developed a program design that facilitates efficient and effective capacity building and sustainability of the local health care system. Using this methodology allows for comprehensive short and long term program planning, straightforward transitions between phases, and overall effective management strategies.

17 Dec 2005 description


AAI's STRATEGIC PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:
AAI's charter is to provide humanitarian relief in some of the most remote and isolated regions of the world.