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29 Nov 2005 description

TORONTO / November 29, 2005 -- Generous public support, and matching funds from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), mean DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE can once more increase aid to victims of the October 8, 2005 earthquake that struck Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.

DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE is sending $1 million to support two new emergency aid projects in Pakistan.

10 Nov 2005 description

TORONTO / November 10, 2005 - Thanks to generous public support following last month's earthquake in Asia, DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE is increasing aid to disaster victims in Pakistan and India. The organization is sending $200,000 to each country (for a total of $400,000) to provide shelter and meet basic needs for 9,500 families.

Reconstruction in Pakistan

In Pakistan, emergency and long-term aid is being given to 5,500 families: (i) 5,000 rural families who chose to rebuild their homes rather than leave their villages; (ii) 500 families who were sent to hospitals in urban centres, …

09 Oct 2005 description

TORONTO / October 9, 2005 - DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE is sending an initial contribution of $100,000 to aid victims of the powerful earthquake that struck Pakistan, Afghanistan and northern India early yesterday morning, and it is accepting donations from the public to purchase additional food, clothing, water and many other basic necessities.