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10 SHAMROCK HOUSES HANDED OVER TO VICTIMS OF FLOOD  IN BASTI SARDAR

40 More Houses will be ready to hand over by  mid December 2010.
For details check website www.dripireland.org and partners of project www.punjabrangers-apnaghar.com 

3 Containers Relief goods from Ireland arrived  Pakistan and will be distributed in next few weeks.

FREE MEDICAL CAMP IN PATTAN, KOHISTAN - 13th Nov. 2010

Free Medical Camp was held on 13th Nov. 2010 at Rural Health Centre, Pattan, Kohistan organised by DRIP Ireland & AMA -Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad under supervision of Dr. Noaman Siddiqui, Chief Instructor CFR-DRIP Ireland along with team from  Ayub Medical College including Dr. Karim Khan, Dr. Bilal Alvi, Dr. Aneela Jadoon, Mr. Waqas Khan (Volunteer), Mr Tanveer (Lab Technician),  Mr Adam Khan (Optician), Mr. Nasir Khan (Driver), Mr M. Hanif (Attendant).

DRIP & DMC Flood Relief Activities at Balakot & Mian Gujar, Peshawar

DRIP & DMC carried out joint Flood Relief Activities at Balakot & Mian Gujar, Peshawar in recent weeks.

See photos in the Photogallery below ...

DRIP's IRISH VILLAGES Project

DRIP has launched IRSH VILLAGES project in several flood affected araes of Pakistan for the flood victims.

DRIP will be launching international comapign for ''DONATE A HOUSE'' very soon. You can donate a full or part of a house and have the option to put your name or dedicate it to your loved one.

FUTURE PLANNING

DRIP & it's partbners are working for need assessment in Swat and Dadoo Dist. in Sindh province

Flood Relief Report (06.09.2010)

200 food packs, 40 Sacks of clothes, shoes for villages affected in surroundings of Gilgit along with 100 school bags.

Team members:
Volunteer group from Ayub medical College and members of Disaster Management Center, Abbottabad.
Local Coordinators, Dr. Fauzia Wali Khan, Dr. Nadeem Afridi and Dr. Muhammad
Zaeem, Advisor to Chief Minister, Govt. of Gilgit Baltistan

Flood Relief Report (04.09.2010)

Free medical Camp by Aybians Welfare Society(AWS) at the Technical Collage, Risalpur. Medicines were donated by DRIP, Ireland.

Team members:
Volunteer group from Ayubian Walfare Society, AMC, Abbottabad.

Flood Relief Report (04.09.2010)

Visit of Dr. Nadeem Afridi, chair, Association of Pakistani Physicians of New England, Boston, USA for Flood Relief along with Dr. Zaeem, Advisor to Chief Minister, Gilgit Baltistan

Team members:
Volunteer group from Ayub medical College and members of Disaster Management Center, Abbottabad

Flood Relief Report (03.09.2010)

Two mini trucks (Shahzors) full of 200 Ramzan packs, 18 cartons of mixed packed food items sent to Bagh Dharai, Swat.

Team members:
Mr. Shahid Awan, Finance Coordinator and Mr. Hanif, Office Boy, Disaster Management Center, Abbottabad.
Local Coordinator, Mr. Mateeullah, Retired PAF Officer, Matta, Swat.

Flood Relief Report (02.09.2010)

Formal launching of 'Khayal Rahkna' Campaign in Pakistan by Popular Band
"Noori", visit to Al-Imtiaz Academy, Educators, City School and Pakistan Grammar School, Abbottabad and Fund Raiser at Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad. Over 200 school bags were collected.

Team members:
Mr. Ali Noor and Mr. Ali Hamza, Members of the Noori Group along with the media team and volunteers, volunteer group from Ayub medical College and members of DMC

Flood Relief Report (28.08.2010)

Two mini trucks (Shahzor) with 200 Ramzan Packs for Shangla coordinated by six Medical students of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad.

Team members:
Six Volunteer group members from Ayub medical College, Abbottabad.
Local Coordinator: Mr. Latif ur Rehman, member of the Village committee, Kashkat, Shangla.

Flood Relief Report (28.08.2010)

One full truck load of 241 Flour bags(10 Kgs), 200 Metro Food Packs, 100 Ramzan food packs, 44 cartons of mixed packed food items, 960 Mitchell's energy drinks, 12 cartons of kitchen utensils, 13 sacks of clothes, 8 sacks of shoes were sent to Bagh Dharai, Swat. 

Team members:
Volunteer group from Ayub medical College and members of DMC.
Local Coordinator, Mr. Mateeullah, Retired PAF Officer, Matta, Swat.

Flood Relief Report (28.08.2010)

Free Medical and Survey Camp at Hisar Tent Village, Charsada. Team of eight doctors, and 40 medical students from Ayub Medical College conducted this activity. Over 600 patients were examined and provided with free medicines. Medical students conducted survey of about 200 tents with 2200 inhabitants. 100 Ration packs were distributed with the assistance of Edhi Ambulances.

Team members:
Volunteer group from Ayub medical College
Local Coordinator: Dr. Maqsood, administrator, Hisar Tent Village and his team.

Flood Relief Report (24.08.2010)

Fund Raiser at Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad. Visit of Dr. Abdul Sattar Edhi and Mr. Todd O'Shea, CEO of Shine Humanity & Comprehensive Disaster Response Services. Rs. 1.4 Million raised, live calls were made with Mr. Imran Khan, Mr. Adnan Siddiqui and Dr. Khurram Shahzad, General Secretary DRIP, Ireland.

Team members:
Volunteer group from Ayub medical College and members of Disaster Management Center, Abbottabad.

Flood Relief Report (16.08.2010)

Ration distribution at Hisar Tent Village, Charsada.
Cash Distribution of Rs. 55,500/- at Hisar Tent Village, Charsada, sponsored by Dr. Khurshid Hasan. Distribution of Clothes, Shoes, Hygiene Kits among the inhabitants of the tent village.
Visit to flood affected villages of Tangi, Sardyab for future activities

Team members:
Mr. Atif Mumtaz, Dr. Noaman Siddiqui and his team.
Local Coordinator: Mr. Reverend and Riaz Mr. Asir Gill and principal of Primary School, Badreshi.

Flood Relief Report (07.08.2010)

Ration distribution at Mohallah Malikabad, Nowsehra.
Vaccination Camp and Ration distribution at Christ Church Nowshera.
Vaccination Camp and Ration distribution at Local Mandar, Nowshera.
Free Medical Camp, Vaccination Camp and Ration distribution at Primary School, Badreshi.

Team members:
Mr. Todd Shea, Mr. Atif Mumtaz, Dr. Noaman Siddiqui and his team Local Coordinator, Mr. Reverend and Riaz Mr. Asir Gill and principal of Primary School, Badreshi.

DRIP & DMC HELD FREE MEDICAL RELIEF CAMPS IN HISAR CAMP CHARSADA & SHANGLA

A team of 8 doctors and about 40 medical students from Ayyub Medical college conducted this activity. About 600 patients were provided free consultation and medicines. Mostly there were cases of Skin, Chest and GI infections along with chronic diseases like Hypertension and Diabetes. Children were worst affected by scabies and insect bites. 100 Relief packs were also distributed.

A team comprising of four senior medical students went to Shanglla in two Shahzor (Small trucks) on Friday and distributed relief goods and medicines to
the affected area that is just now made accessible. Two more Free Medical Camps were held in Nowshera and their report is still awaited.

>DRIP Volunteers Distributed relief Goods in SWAT on Sunday 29th Aug 2010

Thanks to Mr Mati Ulla, Behroze and the survey team.
DRIP volunteers initially surveyed 21 villages along with river close and made a list of 200 affected families in Durush Khela, Kuarry, Bara Bamakhela, Bodigram, Kalakot, Qandil, Did Pani, Rahat Kot, Koza Durush khela, Bara durush Khaela and distributed relief goods including food packages.
DRIP volunteers also made recommendation that further help is needed for those;
(1) whose houses has been destroyed  completely by flood.
(2) making water channels which are destroyed by flood.

They also mentioned  water issue is so critical that neither water is available for animals nor for irrigation. Hundreds of thousand people are effected by water channels. If the water channel repair is given due attention on priority basis thousands of people will be benefited.

Abbottabad DRIP "Eid" and "Back to School" Initiative

Abbottabad DRIP co-ordinator & local partner DMC has started a massive campaign for Eid and also one by the name of "Back to School" they have started collecting toys, school bags, stationery and sports items to be handed over to the affected children in various camps.


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