Providing Immediate Assistance for Flood Victims

by Global Communities
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Summary

Almost 20 million Pakistanis have been displaced by the extensive flooding in that country. CHF is poised to respond with emergency programs and provide transitional shelter for these families.
$3,838
total raised
88
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

To date, almost 20 million people have been temporarily and permanently displaced due to the severe flooding in Pakistan, and many more are threatened as the water continues to rise. Although damage assessments are ongoing, approximately 90,000 homes have been destroyed and another 50,000 have been damaged throughout the area. Extreme damage to agricultural land has wiped out seasonal crops on a devastating scale in one of the most productive areas of the country.

Solution

In Pakistan we are focusing our efforts on preparing for reconstruction, for example, repairing roads and irrigation systems, and applying our expertise at agriculture.

Long-Term Impact

In every disaster we respond to, CHF works not only to provide immediate relief to survivors of disaster, but assist them in moving forward as they rebuild their economic and social foundations.

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Organization Information

Global Communities

Location: Silver Spring, MD - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.globalcommunities.org
Project Leader:
Natalie Taggart
Communications Officer
Washington, DC United States

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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