The flooding that left a trail of destruction in northwestern Pakistan is now sweeping south through the Punjab, destroying crops and threatening more lives. Of the 21 million people affected, 8 million need immediate medical aid making this one of humanities largest catastrophe. NOV2010 NEWSLETTER
Over 40% of all disease in Pakistan is attributed to poor quality drinking water. HDF Canada is providing disadvantaged partner communities in Pakistan with a simple solution. BIO-SAND FILTER only cost $50/household, providing safe and sustainable drinking water for a family for a lifetime. DEC2010 Progress Report
HDF School Health Programs enable healthy young communities. Our programs focus on detection and referral of health issues in school aged children, prevention of communicable diseases, creating a healthy environment for children at school, and development of healthy attitudes and behaviors by students.
Built a middle school in Shamsabad
Set-up community health centres in Rahim Yar Khan & Mardan
Donated Ambulances and medical supplies donated in SWAT Region
Provided mobile medical lab and x-ray unit for Azad Kashmir region
Health screening for primary school going children at all HDF schools throughout Pakistan. Here is the School Health 2010 Field Report
A staggering 21 million people have been affected by flooding in Pakistan - this is more than the combined impact of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, 2005 Kashmir earthquake and this year's Haiti earthquake.
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