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- Afghanistan/Pakistan: Earthquake - Oct 2015
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- Pakistan: Drought - 2014-2017
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- Pakistan: Dengue Outbreak - Oct 2013
Monsoon rains started in late July but have already created chaos in different parts of Pakistan. DCA has pledged half a million DKK
Monsoon rains and flood continues to create havoc in different parts of the flood-affected areas leaving thousands of families affected, large number of houses destroyed, thousands of acres of ready to harvest crops and fruits orchards have been damaged, link roads and bridges destroyed.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department has issued high alert in the wake of expected widespread heavy rain and flood.
Sajni is one of the many expecting mothers in the flood-affected Sindh province. Access to health service is limited, but thanks to the mobile health units funded by the European Union, Sajni could receive prenatal care when she experienced problems during her pregnancy.
Devastation across Sindh took place for a second time in two years, affecting approximately nine million people and destroying 1.5 million homes.
Millions suffered due to months without adequate shelter, food, and other basic necessities.
Twenty-eight year old, Thezu has not only lost her house, livestock, and everything she had in the floods but is also coping with the loss of her twenty-two year old sister. Thezu’s sister drowned in the village’s water pond during evacuation.
With only a month left before Thezu gives birth to her new born baby, the onset of winter poses a greater challenge along with the need for baby food and supplies and proper nutrition for Thezu.
09.08.2010: DanChurchAid supports the Pakistan flood response with an additional three million DKR.
There is an increasing need for assistance as deadly flooding spreads and blocked roadways and communications continue to hamper aid workers from reaching cut-off survivors with vital food and supplies.
DanChurchAid's local partner Church World Service work around the clock to help the surviving by providing food packages, shelter materials and non-food supplies.
Recent fighting between Pakistani military forces and Taliban insurgents in the northwest part of the country has uprooted more than three million people.
As winter approaches the north of Pakistan once again, many of those left homeless by last October's crippling earthquake are growing increasingly frustrated and newly afraid. Some even consider leaving their mountain villages once again to seek safety in the country's burgeoning cities.
By Paul Jeffrey, ACT International
"I want to start my life here again, but there is no work. Soon the snow will begin and our tents are too thin to withstand the winter. How are we supposed to live here?
DanChurchAid's work in the Middle East and in the Horn of Africa region is strongly influenced by the crisis between Denmark and the Muslim world. It is not only a governmental responsibility to restore the peaceful and trustful dialogue. According to DanChurchAid, the humanitarian organisations with partners in civil society in the Middle East have to work together with the Government concerning this issue.
DanChurchAid has raised over DKK 10 million (approx. USD 1,6 million) for the thousands of people in Pakistan and India whose homes and livelihoods have been devastated by the earthquake
Around 60,000 people were killed and more than 3.5 million people have been left homeless as a result of the massive earthquake which decimated northern Pakistan and India on 8 October 2005.
DanChurchAid has now raised over DKK 10 million for the earthquake victims in Pakistan and India.