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Floods in Pakistan Called Worst in Country's History
The National Disaster Management Authority of Pakistan (NDMA) reports that as many as 12 million people have been affected by the worst flooding in Pakistan’s history. The Pakistan Government estimates that one million people have been displaced.
SOS Children's Villages in Pakistan ready to take in unaccompanied children
All children, staff and facilities of SOS Children's Villages in Pakistan are safe after the devastating floods in the region. SOS - Pakistan has offered its assistance to the government with a focus on providing temporary shelter to unaccompanied children.
In addition to the eight SOS Children's Villages in the country (another four are under construction)
SOS Children's Villages has a strong history of providing emergency relief for disaster areas. In 2005, after the Kashmir earthquake, SOS launched an emergency relief program to provide immediate aid to children and families across the affected area and admitted several orphaned children to nearby SOS Villages for the long-term. In Haiti, SOS continues to provide temporary shelter, food distribution services, and open schools to orphaned children and local communities affected by the January earthquakes.
You can help support emergency relief programs in Pakistan and around the world. Make a donation to SOS Children’s Villages today to help to children who have lost everything.
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For over 60 years, SOS Children's Villages has been dedicated to the long-term care of children without parental care. Through our SOS Children's Villages and other initiatives, SOS impacts the lives of over 1 million people each year.