Pakistan: The Fred Hollows Foundation CEO, Brian Doolan, says tens of thousands of homeless earthquake victims will freeze to death if help does not get to remote mountain regions before snow begins to fall.
The Fred Hollows Foundation today announced that it will close the general community component of its South Asia Earthquake Appeal on Monday 31st October, reporting total donations to date at over $300,000 in cash, equipment and services.
The Fred Hollows Foundation team has delivered essential supplies to Tahkot, a village of 40,000 that had been cut off from the rest of the world since Saturday's earthquake.
The Fred Hollows Foundation has agreed to distribute almost 1000 tents to homeless families in Pakistan living in the Hazara and Kashmir regions.
Staff of The Fred Hollows Foundation will deliver essential medicines to hospitals in Pakistan, targeting Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra and Batgram, which service many of the communities hardest hit by Saturday's earthquake.
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The Fred Hollows Foundation, an international NGO founded in 1992 has been a driving force in the development and implementation of blindness prevention programs in some of the poorest and most isolated regions in the world.