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HOW TO HELP: “Secular Pakistan’s” Comprehensive Listing

August 26, 2010

The progressive blog Secular Pakistan posted this originally. It is reproduced here for compounded outreach. The list is about as comprehensive as it gets, and is applicable to foreign and local donors…

We have tried to list down names of reputed organizations and groups that can provide relief to those who have been affected by the flood.

Please donate generously, your countrymen need your help in their time of suffering.

1. UNICEF’s Pakistan Flood Children’s Appeal

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Together with our partners, UNICEF has already set up twenty four medical camps in the affected areas benefiting around one million people. These camps are providing medical support to families affected including antenatal care and immunisation against measles and tetanus. We are also providing water kits and educating families with health and hygiene messages to help prevent outbreaks of disease.

We urgently need your support to help protect the rights of all children in Pakistan.

£30 could provide vaccinations helping to protect more than 45 children against killer diseases.

2. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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Please help UNHCR immediately provide flood victims with shelter and other emergency supplies.

People in USA can text “SWAT” to 50555  to help with relief efforts in Pakistan. They’ll be making a $10 donation to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees that will go toward providing tents, food, clothing, and clean water. (Reply with “yes” to confirm the gift.)

3. Oxfam

Readers in the United Kingdom can send donations through text messaging as well. To donate by text message, text ‘DONATE’ to 70066 to give £5

Online Donation Page

Online Donation Page for Oxfam America

We are aiming to reach around 400,000 people in the Swat Valley and other neighbourhoods with clean water, sanitation kits and hygiene supplies.

Our emergency response includes trucking water and installing tanks to help prevent the spread of water-borne diseases

We are also planning to provide hygiene kits to help people who have lost everything in the floods, as well as cooked food and running cash-for-work programmes.

4. D for Donate: SMS to save lives

People in Pakistan can donate Rs10 for flood victims of Pakistan through SMS by typing D and sending it to 2471 as part of an Express Media group initiative.

Land line users can also call 0900-12344 to make donations. Also, for those cellphone users who want to donate more, they can dial 247 and record their message for donation.

5. International Medical Corps

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International Medical Corps has worked in Pakistan since 1984, initially providing basic paramedical training to young Afghan refugees, who then returned home to treat neglected local populations. Our assistance extended in 1999 to the local Pakistani population in volatile frontier areas and in 2005, we were among the first to respond to the massive earthquake in the frontier area. Today, International Medical Corps provides primary health care services to internally-displaced Pakistanis in the frontier areas, offers comprehensive basic health services to Afghan refugees who remain on the Pakistani side of the border, operates an emergency obstetrics care center in the city of Peshawar and runs water and sanitation facilities in the tribal areas for internally displaced Pakistanis and Afghan refugees.

6. Save the Children

Online donation through credit card, PayPAL, Google Checkout and Amazon Payments:

Save the Children has staff in the region and is mobilizing to rush aid to displaced children and families who need essential supplies. We are ready to provide more relief as conditions allow and to help protect children from further harm.

Donate now to the Pakistan Children in Emergency Fund to support Save the Children’s response to the flooding in Pakistan.

7. Abdul Sattar Edhi Foundation

(Note: No online donation facility  available for Edhi so far )


Askari Bank, Jodia bazar branch,


PKR Account No: 011650011-4

USD Account No: 230213000836


Muslim Commercial Bank, Aabpara branch,

Aabpara, Islamabad.

Account No: 5626-2


Edhi International Foundation U.K.

Edhi International Foundation,
316 Edgware Road,
London W2 1DY,
United Kingdom
Tel: 02077232050 and Fax: 02072249774

Lloyds Bank TSB

357 Regents Park Road, London, N3 1DN

Account No: 01466755

Sort Code: 30-99-86


IBAN: GB55-LOYD-309986-01466755

Habib Bank AG Zurich

2 Baker Street London W1M2DD

Account No: 14102680

Sort Code: 60-91-34

Swift Code: HBZUGB2L

USA Edhi international Foundation.

42-07 National street

Corona, New York, 11368 USA

Tel: (718) 639-5120

Fax:(718) 335-1978

Toll Free# 1-888-899-EDHI

8. National Disaster Management Fund – National Disaster Management Agency, Govt. of Pakistan

The agency responsible for disaster management and relief in the country has directly set up a fund to contribute to. Also, you can see the list of the most urgently require items in scarce availability and contribute if you can by bringing them to the nearest PAF airbase where relief centers will collect your donations and transport them to people in need.

National Bank of Pakistan , Prime Minister’s Secretariat, Islamabad

Branch Code : 1732

Account no, 294-2

Swift Code : NBPAPKKA021

Askari Bank , Beverly Centre , Islamabad

Account no : 0115-02-130-0009-4

Sort Code : U.S.A : ABA 0159

Swift Code : AEIBUS 33

9. British Red Cross

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The Pakistan Red Crescent Society, which has branches and volunteers across the country, has been helping survivors since the flooding began by delivering food, health services, shelter and relief items (including hygiene kits and cooking equipment).

Pakistan Red Crescent volunteers are also supporting the Pakistani authorities in a major rescue effort to reach thousands of communities that have been completely cut off by the floods.

The British Red Cross has donated an initial £50,000 from its Disaster Fund, but the needs are significant and the true scale of the disaster is not yet clear. We urgently need your help to support the relief effort.

10. Merlin USA

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Merlin has been in Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa – one of the worst hit areas – for over two years and is working closely with partners and local authorities to ensure we get vital medical care to survivors. Our teams are pulling in medical supplies from other programmes in the country and calling on our in country experts to ensure a rapid and effective response to the worst flooding Pakistan has seen in 80 years.

In Swat, Merlin has set up 12 clinics already and has four mobile health teams up and running – we are looking to further expand its assistance in the valley
In Nowshera, Merlin is providing health services in Jalozai camp – one of the biggest camps in the country for internally displaced people. We are in the process of expanding our level of support in the district
In Buner district, Merlin has 10 health facilities and three mobile health teams, reaching as many people as we can
Merlin is also keeping a close eye on the evolving situation in Charssadda and Shangla (the other two worst affected districts). Depending on the needs in the ground, Merlin may launch additional responses in coordination with the health cluster.

11. Concern Pakistan Emergency Flood Appeal

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Concern Worldwide works with the poorest people in the poorest countries of the world to enable them to transform their lives.

12. The International Rescue Committee (IRC)

A global emergency relief agency that operates in more than 40 countries. They have set up a dedicated page for contributions for the flood. The IRC’s country director has urged for contributions.

13. Mercy Corps

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Mercy Corps is on the ground working to provide clean water to 20,000 people, as well as staple foods and clean-up tools to hundreds of affected families. Flooding in the region has killed at least 1,600 people and affected another four million.

14. Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières

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Doctors without Borders is providing emergency cooking sets, water tabs, hygiene kits, plastic sheeting and jerry cans to displaced Pakistanis. The organization is also preparing to provide medical care in the case of a cholera outbreakDo

15. Sarhad Rural Support Programme(SRSP)

SRSP is present in all these valleys. Our staff have migrated to higher grounds in Shangla and Kohistan but our offices are functional. In Dir, Swat and Chitral our offices are fully functional. Our network of community organisations is also very active and we are trying to extend help with food, shelter, non food items and medical help and also drawing up plans for long term recovery Photographs as they come in our being posted on our web site.

Account Title:            Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP)

Account Number:    (US Dollar Account) 05-7772777-90

Acount Number:      (Pak Rupee Account) 08-7759614-42

Bank Name :               Standard Chartered Bank Peshawar Branch.

Bank Address:           P.O Box # 18, 35 Sharah e Quaid-e-Azam, Peshawar, Pakistan Zip/Post: 25000

Swift Code:                  SCBL PKKX

Tel Number:             +92915275665

Fax Number:           +92915275367

16. Omar Asghar Khan Development Foundation

Omar Asghar Khan Development Foundation is working on relief efforts for the flood victims.

Title of Account: Omar Asghar Khan Development Foundation

Account #: 0030445261000455

Name of Bank: MCB Bank (1028), Super Market, Islamabad-Pakistan


Tax Exemption: 6043/ATD/2008-09

17. Sungi Development Foundation

Situational update on floods caused by monsoon rains in Pakistan July, 2010

Rupee Account:
Sungi Development Foundation,
Account No. 21631-9
Branch Code 0585
Online transfer code: 058502010216319
MCB Star Branch, Abbottabad,

US $ account:
Sungi Development Foundation,
Account No. 412-2
Branch Code 0585
Online transfer code: 058512020004122
MCB Star Branch, Abbottabad,
Swift Code: MUCBPKKA

18. LUBP Initiative

Let Us Build Pakistan(LUBP) expansion & development team leader ,Farhad Jarral has decided to personally go to both provinces to deliver relief and supplies such as food, tents, medical supplies, water etc.

LUBP needs volunteers to help flood affected people. For the transparency we will update our sponsors/donars about delivery of aid via blackberry images, blogposts and messages.

For details and donating contact Farhad Ahmed Jarral :

Email :

Contact : +923333405175

19. Labour Party Pakistan

Labour Party of Pakistan, National Trade Union Federation, Womens Helpline, Labour Education Foundation and others are jointly holding a camp to collect funds for flood relief for Balochistan.

We will be at Regal Chowk tomorrow (August 2) and Tuesday (August 3) from 11 am to 7 pm. We were there today (Sunday, August 1) and thank everyone for their donations and support.

Please volunteer if you can and pop by to donate or support us.


Qalandar Memon :

(+92) 03234160352

One Comment leave one →
  1. Shehzaad Nakhoda permalink
    August 26, 2010 6:11 pm


    Please take a look at the Pakistan Flood Relief Registry –

    which is a registry of organizations/initiatives involved in Flood Relief. Users can also see which of their Facebook friends recommend an organization or have donated to it.


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