(Video) 20 Million Flooded People in Pakistan Need Your Help Now

16 Aug, 2010

Early this month a disaster erupted in Pakistan but the scale of damage has gotten too worse.

Pakistan floods might be the worse natural catastrophe in the 21st century as  the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon calls the devastation the worst he has ever seen. While The country’s prime minister says as many as 20 million are homeless. The floods has killed  more than 1,600 people and damaged or destroyed more than 722,00 houses.
Saudi freelance developer Raed Saayd created a video out of his frustration due to main stream media neglectance of the disasters, he asked people to do anything a Tweet, a YouTube Video, a BB IM or anything to inform the world about this catastrophe.

Here is his video:

And here are a list of organizations that you can send donations and report events online:

  • On Twitter follow hashtag  #Paksitanfloods. If you live in Pakistan please tweet pics so the world will know what is happening and upload to Flickr. This Twubs has a mashing of text images and videos.
  • Islamic Relief launched £2 million (pound) appeal for Pakistan floods, you can donate online here.  and via Just giving.
  • Care International has also setup web page specficly to send online donations to help people in Pakistan’s flood here
  • International federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent ( IFRC) also launched and appeal to collect 16,333,000 US dollars which will be used to “reach 25,000 families (175,000 people) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh provinces, as well as part of North West Frontier Province. Assistance will also be channelled to Red Crescent medical teams who are on the ground treating a range of ailments including injuries, skin infections and respiratory problems. ” online donations here, or via bank transfer.
  • The British Red Cross Pakistan Floods Appeal .
  • muslimaid.org
  • #image via Raed.

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