is distrubuting LifeSaver
water purification jerry cans.
Sep. 05 2010 - HelpCounts.org is distrubuting LifeSaver
water purification jerry cans to the flood victims
Pakistan floods began in July 2010 following heavy monsoon
rains in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan
regions of Pakistan.
estimates indicate that over two thousand people have died
and over a million homes have been destroyed since the flooding
began. The United Nations estimates that more than 21 million
people are injured or homeless as a result of the flooding,
exceeding the combined total of individuals affected by the
2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the 2005 Kashmir earthquake and
the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
one point, approximately one-fifth of Pakistan's total land
area was underwater due to the flooding.
destroyed the electric network which also means that water
treatment plants cannot function normally. In Mingora, the
capital city of Swat, most of the 400,000 inhabitants no longer
have access to clean water. In a zone where cases of cholera
arise every year, providing clean water to the population
is incredibly important.
has partnered with several national companies to distribute
water purification jerry cans to those in need.
HelpCounts.org internet-based relief organization is accepting
to help fund its efforts.