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Pakistan Flood Relief

UCC Launches $300,000 Appeal
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  Massive flooding affects 17.2 million people. 1.2 million homes have been damaged or destroyed and an estimated 6 million people need food assistance.

The United Church of Christ is supporting Church World Service in distributing food and tents for 100,000 in dire need. CWS mobile medical teams are providing emergency care.

Please give generously.

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How You Can Help Now
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GIVE immediate financial assistance to victims to be used for food, clothing, shelter and basic needs by making a secure online donation right now. Gifts may also be made at your local UCC congregation maked for "Pakistan Flood Relief" with the request they be sent through your Conference office on to Wider Church Ministries. Donations may also be made out and sent directly to Wider Church Ministries, 700 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115.

WATCH the video from Pakistan acknowledging the support of the United Church of Christ. Share the video with others who may also want to support the flood relief efforts.

ASSEMBLE urgently needed Church World Service baby and hygiene kits.

PRAY Use this bulletin insert in your Worship Service or other gathering.

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More Information On This Disaster
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United Church News

News from other sources
CWS Update-An Uncertain Future for Children in Pakistan
CWS Report - Assistance Needed for Millions in Pakistan
 ACT Alliance: Why food alone is not enough
ACT Alliance: Cycle of loss and destruction tests resilience
ACT Alliance: Floods in Swat
Challenges in Pakistan
Situation Report
Photo Gallery - Courtesy ACT Alliance
Photos of the Impact of the Floods
Photos and Stories of Survival
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Disaster Updates
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pakistan File UCC launches $300,000 Appeal for Pakistan
August 27, 2010
Today the United Church of Christ issued a special disaster appeal seeking $300,000 to support the emergency relief and long-term rehabilitation initiatives of Church World Service in Pakistan.


100 File Pakistan flooding worsens
August 5, 2010
SITUATION: The death toll from Pakistan's worsening floods has risen to 1,400, with the flood worsening as raging river waters move from the northwest part of the country to the Punjab - the nation's agricultural heartland - and to Sindh, Reuters' AlertNet reported. Hundreds of villages have been submerged; at least 1.5 million have been displaced and that number is expected to increase. In all, more than 3.2 million people are in some way affected by the flooding.


Pakistan File Widespread Flooding in Pakistan
July 28, 2010
Torrential rains during monsoon season has left at least 1,000 persons dead in Pakistan. The scale of the disaster appears to be beyond the capacity of the government of Pakistan to respond alone.


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Flood Map
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Having trouble imagining how vast the flooding is in Pakistan? Click this link, type in your zip code, and get an idea.
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Contact Information
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