Appeal for assistance for flooded Pakistan

Appeal for assistance

Pakistan has been severely affected by floods caused by heavy rains. There is widespread loss to human life and property as well as communication and infrastructure. This includes irrigation canals/system, power transmission and telecommunication lines, schools, hospitals, roads and bridges.

The scale of destruction so far (8 August 2010) is as follows:
Affected population: 12 million
Affected areas: 132,341 sq. km
Houses damaged: 650,000
Deaths: 1203    
Injured: 1317

Updates on the situation can be viewed at: http://ndma.gov.pk

The Government of Pakistan has launched full fledged rescue and relief operations and committed all its national resources in flood relief efforts in affected areas. However, in view of the enormity of the challenge the Government of Pakistan would need support to compliment its efforts.

Contributions may kindly be sent to the Embassy of Pakistan Prague to its special account:
Bank account: 238927308/0300 , ČSOB, CZK currency, titled “Prime Minister´s Relief Fund.”

For any query, the Embassy’s contact number is:
Phone: 233 312 868; Fax: 233 312 885
Embassy of Pakistan, U páté baterie 7/761, Střešovice, 162 00 Prague, Czech Republic.
E-mail: parepprague@gmail.com


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