With the flood death toll hitting 937 and still on the rise, the government of Pakistan has declared the monsoon rain-induced floods a “climate-inducted humanitarian crisis of epic proportions”. Leaving 30 million people shelter-less, the floods have caused tremendous damage.
The government, both provincial and federal, and many non-governmental organisations are working hard to provide relief to those impacted by the calamity. They are accepting help both in the form of monetary and in-kind contributions. Here’s how you can reach them and do your part:
Edhi Foundation’s Flood Relief Campaign
Edhi Foundation Pakistan flood relief teams are on ground in all flood affected areas across Pakistan and have been rescuing people, providing relief including cooked food, dry ration packs, tarpaulin sheets, medical aid and other non-food essential items.
Countless families, women and children are left with nothing but hope, and are in desperate need of cooked food, dry ration packs, tents and medical aid.
Balochistan Youth Action Committee
The organisation is committed to help a “vulnerable” Balochistan in these challenging times. They volunteers of BYAC are busy in providing relief good, particularly food Items to the affectees.
HANDS is an NGO which has been working for “a healthy, educated and prosperous Pakistan” for the last 42 years. They are extending a hand to those impacted by the flood and don’t even have the basic necessities at the moment.
Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan
Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to humanitarian services since 1990. Alkhidmat workers and volunteers continue to work for the relief of affected people across Pakistan and worldwide. Their dedicated services include disaster management, health services, education, orphan care, clean water and other community services.
Women Democratic Front
Women Democratic Front and AAM are supporting the efforts to raise funds for the flood affectees across the country. Their work is focusing on the worst affected areas, in collaboration with local youth.
Muslim Aid UK
Muslim Aid is an international NGO committed to improving the lives of others, regardless of their own faith and/or political persuasion. It has started its rapid need assessment in three flood-affected districts in Pakistan.
Legal Aid Society
The Legal Aid Society is a not-for-profit NGO working in the domains of law, justice and development. They want to work for the betterment of the vulnerable members of our society and are collecting donations in the form of dry rations, and online payments.
JDC Foundation Pakistan
JDC Foundation Pakistan is a charitable and non-proﬁt organisation that deals with liberation and rescue managements all across the Sindh.
Akhuwat, in line with its philosophy of ‘Mawakhat’ is keen to support all those who are affected badly by the recent floods. To help provide immediate relief to thousands of deserving individuals and families stranded in floods, Akhuwat has set up a Flood Relief Fund.
The Maulana Tariq Jamil Foundation is working to provide flood victims with food, medicines, clothes, tents and other basic necessities.
Saylani Welfare International Trust
Saylani Welfare International Trust is an NGO focusing primarily on feeding the poor and homeless. It has been working for the last 22 years to improve the conditions of the less privileged, helpless, and handicapped individuals. It is working on helping as many flood affectees as it can.
Indus Hospital and Health Network
Indus Hospital and Health Network provides quality healthcare, free of cost to millions of patients across Pakistan. IHHN is a not-for-profit healthcare system that solely relies on public donations. It is accepting both cash and in-kind contributions.
The Shahid Afridi Foundation
The Shahid Afridi Foundation under its Emergency Relief Response project is leading in providing support to flood affectees in Balochistan and Sindh. The drives will provide the affectees with food (wheat, rice, oil, grains, sugar, cooking oil and salt), tents and other essentials such as blankets and clothes.
Hadiqa Kiani’s Vaseela campaign
Singer-songwriter Hadiqa Kiani’s Vaseela campaign is on a mission to extend as much help as possible to the people devastated by the floods.
Million Smiles Foundation
Million Smiles Foundation aims to ensure healthy living conditions and promote well-being at all ages as it is essential to sustainable development. The foundation is helping flood affectees in different part of the country.
Sindh Rural Support Organisation
Sindh Rural Support Organisation is a nonprofit NGO that wants to improve the quality of life of the “rural poor” in Sindh. They are using resources they have available at hand but it’s not nearly enough for what is needed. There is an urgent need of ration, cooked food and tents in these areas.
Roshan Pakistan Academy
Roshan Pakistan Academy is located on the outskirts of Karachi and serves marginalised communities along the border between Sindh and Balochistan. It is committed to facilitating the development of people from the lower socioeconomic backgrounds.
Sahara For Life Trust
Sahara For Life Trust is a not-for-profit, registered tax exempted charity, dedicated to provide quality healthcare, education and social services. With all of its resources, Sahara for Life Trust will distribute relief goods and conduct medical camps.