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20 Aug 2010 description
report Baptist World Aid

An initial sum of US$10,000 has been granted by Baptist World Aid (BWAid), the relief development arm of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), to assist flood victims in Pakistan.

The funds, which will be used to meet medical, food and shelter needs, will be disbursed through BMS World Mission, the major British Baptist mission organization, and partners, including Operation Mercy.

24 Oct 2005 description
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By: David Gal of Hungarian Baptist Aid and Paul Montacute, Director of Baptist World Aid

The Baptist World Aid ( BWAid ) / Hungarian Baptist Aid (HBAid) relief program is continuing in Pakistan with the third relief team now in the country. As BWAid began to receive donations, $40,000 was immediately made available to HBAid

The BWAid Rescue 24 team of BWAid / HBAid left Hungary on the 9th of October, only a day after the devastating earthquake in Kashmir, Pakistan.

13 Oct 2005 description
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By Bela Szilagyi of Hungarian Baptist Aid and Paul Montacute : Director of Baptist World Aid

"I have never seen anything like this even though I have commanded 12 rescue operations after natural disasters from Columbia and Turkey to India and Iran .

11 Oct 2005 description
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Baptist World Aid's Rescue 24 team (BWAid) is on its way to Pakistan with 10 rescue specialists and 2 rescue dogs, along with 2.5 MT of equipment.

An earthquake, measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale occurred on Saturday October 8, 2005, and affected large areas in northern Pakistan. "This was a major earthquake, a major catastrophe, which has caused huge devastation," said Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf.