As families from Pakistan’s flood-hit regions from last year still work towards rebuilding their lives, Mondelez Pakistan has initiated Phase II of its rehabilitation efforts in the respective areas. As part of this initiative, the country’s leading confectionery manufacturer partnered with Akhuwat Foundation again, and sent teams to Sujawal, a town in interior Sindh that was amongst the worst affected by floods, to facilitate the work of rebuilding the lives of people in the community.… Continue
Bank Alfalah, one of Pakistan’s leading commercial banks in Pakistan, has partnered with ChildLife Foundation to provide much-needed medical treatment to children affected by the recent floods. Through the partnership, ChildLife Foundation will receive PKR 25 million in funding as support for medicines to treat the children arriving at ChildLife-managed Children Emergency Rooms (ERs) in flood-damaged areas of Larkana, Sukkur, Nawabshah, and Hyderabad in Sindh.… Continue
United States Ambassador Donald Blome highlighted the valuable contributions of the U.S.-Pakistani diaspora and the private sector at a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) conference aimed at building back better for flood-affected communities in Pakistan. The U.S. government has pledged more than $200 million to date to support flood relief and recovery efforts, disaster resilience, and food security, while the U.S.-Pakistani… Continue
Bank Alfalah, the biggest corporate donor for the flood-affected communities, has partnered with The Citizens Foundation (TCF) to fund the construction of a primary school in Asif Nagar in Nawabshah, Sindh, for PKR 49 million. Bank Alfalah’s contribution towards rebuilding schools is particularly noteworthy given that more than 25,000 schools have been damaged in Pakistan.… Continue
The International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan convened on January 9th, 2023 which was co-hosted by the Government of Pakistan and the United Nations.
To present a multi-sectoral strategy encompassing Resilience, Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction (the 4R framework) for flood-affected Pakistan and;
To secure international support and long-term partnerships for building Pakistan’s climate resilience and adaptation.… Continue
Bank Alfalah, one of the largest commercial banks in Pakistan, with the purpose of empowering people so that they shape their own path in life despite all odds, has spent PKR 308 million for flood-impacted communities. When floods hit significant parts of the country, Bank Alfalah came to the forefront with a determination to help rebuild affected areas and formulated a two-phase plan of redeveloping communities in a sustainable, equitable and financially inclusive way.… Continue
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) has unveiled its preliminary assessment report on the impact of recent floods on SMEs. Mr. Hashim Raza, CEO of SMEDA, while addressing the launching ceremony of the Report today, disclosed that 197,658 economic establishments had been affected by Floods across the country, bearing an estimated loss of US$ 5.3 Billion.… Continue
Mastercard has joined forces with its strategic partner, foodpanda Pakistan – a subsidiary of Delivery Hero – in a campaign supporting its longstanding humanitarian partner WFP. As part of the campaign, for every foodpanda app transaction made by customers in Pakistan using their Mastercard, a donation will be made to the World Food Programme (WFP)’s response to Pakistan floods.… Continue
PTCL Group including Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited and Ufone 4G has donated 3000 warm jackets to help the flood affected communities of Balochistan for the on-going winter season.
The jackets were handed over to Balochistan Rural Support Program (BRSP) to distribute it amongst the flood affected families especially children, women and elderly to protect them from extreme cold in Orak, Panjpai & Kechi Baig, areas of Quetta, Ajram, Surkhab/Niganda & Tuba Kakari/Ibrahim Khan, areas of Pishin and Shna Khwara and Nasai areas of Killa Saifullah.… Continue
“Climate-driven flood victims in Pakistan helped each other. Civil society and NGOs also played a very important role by providing food and shelter.” Dr Quratulain Bakhteari, Nobel Peace Prize nominee in 2006 and founding Director of the IDSP, said while addressing the audience of the three days International hybrid conference on Climate Crisis organized by IMAGINE – Institute of Futures Studies at Iqra University.… Continue
Daraz and Visa have expanded their partnership to support active flood relief efforts for more than 4,000 families from affected communities in Pakistan following the severe flooding which washed away villages and left millions in need of immediate, lifesaving assistance, while being at the risk of infections and drowning. … Continue
U.S. Ambassador Donald Blome announced today that the United States, in partnership with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), delivered $8 million of assistance to Pakistani farmers affected by the devastating 2022 floods. This effort is part of the $97 million of U.S.… Continue
Standard Chartered has donated a total of USD 249,000 towards emergency relief and rehabilitation of communities impacted by the recent floods that have caused large-scale devastation all over Pakistan. The selected partners are The Citizens Foundation and Orange Tree Foundation for immediate relief and British Asian Trust for rehabilitation.… Continue
Tetra Pak Pakistan has also stepped forward to donate a generous sum of PKR 22 million to support the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in response to their emergency appeal to maximize flood relief efforts across the country to tackle the alarming situation.… Continue
Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited is a leading financial institution in Pakistan, which has achieved operational excellence over the years while contributing generously towards the country’s socio-economic development. Responding to the devastating floods in Pakistan this year, Khushhali Microfinance Bank has launched another resourceful initiative to provide relief for the large number of families, who need food, shelter, and rehabilitation after this catastrophe.… Continue
Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital operator and the largest internet and broadband service provider, collaborated with National Flood Relief Coordination Centre (NFRCC), to develop an App for Seed Distribution for the farmers affected by floods, as part of its commitment to provide technological support to the government for flood response and relief.… Continue
U.S. Ambassador Donald Blome announced today an additional $30 million in humanitarian assistance to support flood-affected populations in Pakistan. This new funding brings the United States total assistance to Pakistan for flood response, food security, and disaster preparedness and capacity building efforts to $97 million this year.… Continue
As the national coordinated efforts for provision of relief and subsequent rehabilitation of flood-affected people have been accelerated at all levels, there still needs much to protect flood victims from water borne diseases and ensure their rehabilitation. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) was the first among other international organizations who had launched an emergency response in early July.… Continue
Atlas Copco, world’s leading provider of productivity solutions, has teamed up with ‘Transparent Hands’ to provide medical assistance in the flood affected areas, to play its part in rebuilding efforts as a good corporate citizen of Pakistan. It will be providing the preventive healthcare assistance and clean drinking water to the families present in the relief camps.… Continue
SICPA Pakistan announced that it has partnered with the Rotary Club of Karachi Metropolitan for several initiatives under the club’s massive flood relief efforts in Pakistan.
The Rotary Club has been collaborating with Sahil Welfare Association (SWA). SWA is a Non-Profit Organization and a Joint Venture of Pakistan Navy, Bahria Foundation and Civil Society and is engaged in philanthropic, rescue & relief operations in the flood-hit areas of Pakistan.… Continue
PTCL Group in collaboration with Akhuwat Foundation has delivered food packages to flood-affected communities in Balochistan that have been facing food shortages in the wake of recent monsoon floods.
The food assistance initiative is part of PTCL Group’s PKR 1.75 billion pledge towards relief and rehabilitation of the devastated communities across the country.… Continue
METRO Pakistan, supported by its parent company METRO AG, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) for delivering essential food supplies worth PKR 11 million to flood affectees. The MoU was signed by the Director Corporate Affairs Mr.… Continue
Nine Pakistani athletes participated in the London Marathon to fundraise for The Citizens Foundation (TCF) Flood Relief Appeal. A large number of London Marathon runners raise money and awareness for a particular charity each year. The nine runners that backed the TCF Flood Relief Appeal include Adnan Gandhi, Kaukab Sarwar, HiraDiwan, Muhammad Affan, Nadir Shera, Shanzé Shah, Fahd Mukhtar, Salman Khan, and Ahmed Mustafa Khan.… Continue
“Muhammad Abdus Shakoor, President Alkhidmat Foundation, receives a PKR 10 million cheque from Aamir Ibrahim, CEO of Jazz, as a humble contribution from Jazz employees through the organisation’s matching grant initiative. This initiative is part of the PKR 1 billion pledge made by Jazz towards flood relief efforts.”… Continue
The gaming community of Free Fire, one of the most popular mobile games in Pakistan, has pledged to donate 25000 Kg of rice as humanitarian assistance to support the people affected by the unprecedented floods in Pakistan. According to preliminary estimates, 65% of Pakistan’s main food crops including 70% of its rice have been swept away during the floods.… Continue