Pakistan: Earthquake - Oct 2008
Cologne. - After the heavy earthquake in Pakistan, Malteser International is supporting the Joint Assessment conducted by the "Pakistan Humanitarian Forum". As part of this, the organisation sends a medical doctor to the affected region in Beluchistan where the earthquake caused more than 160 deaths. In the district of Ziarat alone, more than 50,000 people are af-fected.
Furthermore, Malteser International is preparing for emergency relief in the disaster area to help the survivors of the earthquake.