Islamic Relief Fund

The Islamic Relief Fund‘s details:

You can send the donations to Islamic Relief for the earthquake 2005
by any of the following:
1. A crossed cheque in the name of Islamic Relief Pakistan can be sent by post to: House 6-A, Park Road, F-8/2, Islamabad
2. Donations can be transferred to account of Islamic Relief (Account # 5801-499773-050) in Union Bank. Islamabad
3. Donations can be delivered in person by coming to Islamic Relief Country office. (House 6-A, Park Road, F-8/2, Islamabad)

Islamic Relief is dealing with donation in the form of cash and in kind. The following is a summary of the response to the disaster by Islamic Relief.

5 million need help

Rawalakot suffered 90% damage, while Bagh is all but destroyed. IR staff estimate that 5 million people will need assistance.

Tents and blankets

A planeload of aid from the UK government has been received by Islamic Relief staff in Pakistan and has already been distributed to survivors in Muzaffarabad. The shipment contained tents and blankets.

The UK government has provided Islamic Relief with a further 1,000 tents from its stockpile in Lahore. The tents will be distributed in Muzaffarabad on 11 October.

Food

In Muzaffarabad, 4,000 packs of food, each weighing 15 kg, are being distributed among survivors.

Locals in Islamabad donated 30 metric tonnes of rice. Two IR Pakistan lorries are in transit to distribute the rice in affected areas.

Sunday 9 October
Islamic Relief is acting as a lead agency on behalf of other humanitarian organisations. An initial

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