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13 Sep 2010 description
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The Irish aid agency, GOAL, today warned of "a massive wave of mortality" among children displaced by floods which have affected the country for the last six weeks and disrupted the lives of some 20 million people.

Following a series of new field assessments in Sindh Province, GOAL's Head of Programmes, Jonathan Edgar, said: "The situation is deteriorating fast.

01 Sep 2010 description
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Tablets to provide safe drinking water for 50,000 desperate families

A GOAL consignment of 10 million water purification tablets arrived in Pakistan today to help some of the hundreds of thousands of people at immediate risk of death from water-borne diseases such as acute diarrhoea and typhoid.

Along with an earlier delivery, the 10 million 'aquatabs' will help GOAL to provide safe drinking water for more than 50,000 families.

27 Aug 2010 description
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GOAL is responding to an increasingly desperate situation in the southern Sindh Province of Pakistan, where hundreds of thousands of people are in immediate danger from rising flood waters.

Pakistani authorities yesterday ordered the evacuation of 300,000 people as flood protection defences were breached by the swollen Indus and flood waters poured into towns and villages in Thatta District.

With one million more people in southern Sindh displaced in the last 48 hours, hundreds of thousands of flood victims will require immediate rescue in the region in the coming days.

GOAL is …

16 Aug 2010 description
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GOAL's emergency response team in Pakistan is delivering vital life-saving support to thousands of people most affected by the ongoing devastating floods.

GOAL has based its operations in Sindh province in the south-east of the country.

20 Sep 2006 description
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GOAL currently employs 175 GOALies who work alongside over 2,500 local staff to implement humanitarian programmes in 13 countries.

01 Sep 2006 description
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After 10 months of emergency relief, GOAL are wrapping up operations in Kashmir, Pakistan having spent almost €5 million and distributed a further €2 million worth of non-food items to help the most vulnerable rebuild their communities from scratch.

30 Jun 2006 description
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GOAL currently employs 175 GOALies who work alongside over 2,500 local staff to implement humanitarian programmes in 15 countries. GOALies include country directors, project managers, accountants, nurses, doctors, nutritionists, administrative personnel and engineers. GOAL's programmes target the poorest of the poor and people suffering the effects of war and/or natural disaster.

24 May 2006 description
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GOAL wishes to thank the Irish public for their extraordinary generosity to our Pakistan Earthquake Appeal. These essential donations have helped our aid workers (GOALies) to rebuild communities in Pakistan's remote and mountainous Bagh region.

The disaster in Pakistan is one of the toughest challenges ever faced by the international community. The country is still reeling from the affects if the October 8th earthquake which left 80,000 dead, 100,000 injured and nearly 4 million people without shelter.

24 Apr 2006 description
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GOAL wishes to thank the Irish public for their extraordinary generosity to our Pakistan Earthquake Appeal. These essential donations are now helping our aid workers (GOALies) to rebuild communities in Pakistan's remote and mountainous Bagh region.

The disaster in Pakistan is one of the toughest challenges ever faced by the international community.

13 Apr 2006 description
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GOAL currently employs 175 GOALies who work with over 2,500 local staff to implement humanitarian programmes in 15 countries.

GOALies include country directors, project managers, accountants, nurses, doctors, nutritionists, administrative personnel and engineers.

GOAL's programmes target the poorest of the poor and people suffering the effects of war and/or natural disaster.

Funding for these projects comes from the governments of, among others, Ireland, the UK, the USA and the EU, charitable trusts and foundations, United Nations organisations and the general …

20 Mar 2006 description
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GOAL wishes to thank the Irish public for their extraordinary generosity to our Pakistan Earthquake Appeal. These essential donations are now helping our aid workers (GOALies) to rebuild communities in Pakistan's remote and mountainous Bagh region.

The disaster in Pakistan is one of the toughest challenges ever faced by the international community. As many as 2.8 million people have been left homeless by this devastating tragedy which claimed the lives of over 73,000 people, and many are in areas which remain difficult to reach.

20 Feb 2006 description
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GOAL wishes to thank the Irish public for their extraordinary generosity to our Pakistan Earthquake Appeal. These essential donations are now helping our aid workers (GOALies) to rebuild communities in Pakistan's remote and mountainous Bagh region.

The disaster in Pakistan is one of the toughest challenges ever faced by the international community. As many as 2.8 million people have been left homeless by this devastating tragedy which claimed the lives of over 73,000 people, and many are in areas which remain difficult to reach.

13 Feb 2006 description
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GOAL wishes to thank the Irish public for their extraordinary generosity to our Pakistan Earthquake Appeal. These essential donations are now helping our aid workers (GOALies) to rebuild communities in Pakistan's remote and mountainous Bagh region.

The disaster in Pakistan is one of the toughest challenges ever faced by the international community. As many as 2.8 million people have been left homeless by this devastating tragedy which claimed the lives of over 73,000 people, and many are in areas which remain difficult to reach.

02 Feb 2006 description
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GOAL wishes to thank the Irish public for their extraordinary generosity to our Pakistan Earthquake Appeal. These essential donations are now helping our aid workers (GOALies) to rebuild communities in Pakistan's remote and mountainous Bagh region.

The disaster in Pakistan is one of the toughest challenges ever faced by the international community. As many as 2.8 million people have been left homeless by this devastating tragedy which claimed the lives of over 73,000 people, and many are in areas which remain difficult to reach.

24 Jan 2006 description
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GOAL wishes to thank the Irish public for their extraordinary generosity to our Pakistan Earthquake Appeal. These essential donations are now helping our aid workers (GOALies) to rebuild communities in Pakistan's remote and mountainous Bagh region.

10 Jan 2006 description
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GOAL wishes to thank the Irish public for their extraordinary generosity to our Pakistan Earthquake Appeal. These essential donations are now helping our aid workers (GOALies) to rebuild communities in Pakistan's remote and mountainous Bagh region.

04 Jan 2006 description
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GOAL wishes to thank the Irish public for their extraordinary generosity to our Pakistan Earthquake Appeal. These essential donations are now helping our aid workers (GOALies) to rebuild communities in Pakistan's remote and mountainous Bagh region.

The disaster in Pakistan is one of the toughest challenges ever faced by the international community. As many as 2.8 million people have been left homeless by this devastating tragedy which claimed the lives of over 73,000 people, and many are in areas which remain difficult to reach.

20 Dec 2005 description
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GOAL wishes to thank the Irish public for their extraordinary generosity to our Pakistan Earthquake Appeal. These essential donations are now helping our aid workers (GOALies) to rebuild communities in Pakistan's remote and mountainous Bagh region.

05 Dec 2005 description
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Media Statament, 5th December 2005

29 Nov 2005 description
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As winter hits the mountains of Kashmir, GOAL has been working around the clock to get sample shelters designed and built.

The shelters will provide one warm room for vulnerable families on high ground, where temperatures will drop to minus 15 degrees or more, and snow of 4 to 8 feet can be expected.

Easy to build, affordable and functional, the shelters will make a vital difference to the homeless and vulnerable who face the onerous prospect of surviving the 'merciless Himalayan winter', as described by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who visited the quake zone 10 days …