More than 20 million people face starvation in East Africa, if immediate water, healthcare, shelter, and nutritious food is not provided to the region and the hardest hit countries of: Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda, and Tanzania (UNOCHA). The situation is so dire there are fears it can change from drought to widespread famine within the next few months.
According to UN Humanitarian Chief O'Brien, "The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, and issued an international plea for help to avoid "a catastrophe".
Highlights of the day
Alhamdulillah…..HHRD ERT Chitral came back safely from upper Chitral to Chitral city.
More than 1600 flood affected people of upper Chitral have got Free Healthcare facility from HHRD Medical Unit with collaboration of Pakistan Army.
More than 7.5m people affected by recent Flood and Rain in Pakistan.
Overview of Situation:
HHRD sets up two more PRCs in Swat and Chakwal
HHRD Physical Rehabilitation Program considerably benefiting physically challenged people
Our PRCs delivered 87,850 consultations to 17,000 patients (2006-2011)
Program served patients with Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Orthotics/prosthetics.
‐ HHRD Zabiha Project benefited 369,000 individuals.
‐ The project implemented at 63 different locations of Pakistan, Kashmir and Afghanistan.
‐ A total of 2,915 animals were sacrificed.
August 20-October 19