Appeal For Donations for Internally Displaced Persons in Pakistan

We're hoping to write something longer on Pakistan soon, but I thought I would pass on this appeal in the meantime.  I don't know enough about this situation and haven't researched many of the organisations below to understand how relief fits in with my politics here, so please act on and send on as and how you see fit.  You can see the original unexcerpted text at the website linked above.

How you can help:

Besides sending cash through below mentioned charity organizations, you can support by providing following commodities. Please do not donate old/expired stuff. Make sure edible items are hygienic and properly packed.

  • Clothing: Clothes of various sizes, Beddings, Shoes
  • Utensils: Jerricans (large plastic cans that hold 20 liters of water or other liquids), Crockery, Buckets
  • Toiletries: Tissues, Soaps, Dettol (antibacterial cleaners), Towels
  • Food: Rice, Sugar, Flour (Atta), Onions, Potatoes, Cooking oil, Tea, Milk (tetra packs or powder), Safe drinking water, Cooked Food

Medicines:

  1. Water purification tablets.
  2. Life saving drugs.
  3. Vaccines for malaria, cholera, typhoid, influenza.
  4. Pain killers including strong ones like morphine derivatives, tremadol, pethadine, kinz .
  5. Antibiotics e.g. tetnus, amoxil, gentamycin.
  6. IV cannulas
  7. IV Drip sets
  8. IV drips: normal saline, ringerlactate
  9. Local anesthetics (injections)
  10. Cotton bandages, cotton.
  11. Surgical instruments: e.g needle holders, forceps, tweezers.
  12. Suturing materials, Skin staples.

Charity Organizations in Pakistan:

International Charity Organizations:

 

By: on 11 May 2009