About Campaignends 30 Nov 2022, 11:59 PM
In response to the ravaging floods in Pakistan, the Singapore Red Cross (SRC) is launching a public appeal to raise funds for the relief and recovery operations in aid of the survivors.
Pakistan has experienced an unprecedented torrential monsoon rainfall, approximately ten times higher than usual, resulting in flash floods and landslides, across the country. The floods have affected approximately 30 million people.
SRC Secretary General/CEO Mr Benjamin William said, "The climate catastrophe in Pakistan has caused almost a thousand fatalities, including children; and displaced over 3.1 million. The increased risks of water-borne diseases, and the lack of clean water and proper shelter, would put a further strain on Pakistan's health system. We are extending humanitarian aid to support Pakistani communities to cope with the worsening weather events, and we hope everyone in Singapore will support our relief efforts."
In response to the ravaging floods in Pakistan, the Singapore Red Cross (SRC) had earlier committed SGD$50,000 to provide immediate relief aid in support of the affected communities. SRC's contributions will directly support the humanitarian response by Red Cross Red Crescent partners on the ground.
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About the Charity
The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) is a homegrown humanitarian organisation dedicated to relieve human suffering, protect lives and dignity and respond to emergencies since 1949. Our blood donor mobilisation programme, home for the disabled, transport aid, food aid, community led action for resilience, community first aid and training derive from our mission to serve the vulnerable.