Initially “The NGO World Foundation” was an online forum of NGO sector professionals for sharing activities, knowledge, best practices, success stories, case studies, job opportunities, training alerts and achievements; In August 2010, it also started field activities by getting registered under societies registration act , XXI of 1860 in Pakistan with title “The NGO World Foundation (commonly known as TNW Foundation.
DISASTER IN PAKISTAN:
The year 2010 came across with so many harms including manmade & natural disasters and majorly the floods that began in the late July 2010 which has damaged about one fifth of Pakistan total land area was underwater, approximately 796,095 square kilometers (307,374 sq mi). According to Pakistani government data the floods directly affected about 20 million people, mostly by destruction of property, livelihood and infrastructure; with a death toll of close to 2,000’.Floods submerged 17 million acres (69,000 km2) of Pakistan’s most fertile crop land, damaged 1.7 million houses, killed 200,000 livestock and washed away massive amounts of grain.
TNW RESPONSE TO DISASTER (SUMMARY OF ACTIONS):
During and after floods TNW Foundation team with contribution of members of its e.group “The NGO World” mainly from Turkey supported the flood victims in all phases (relief, early recovery & rehabilitation) .
- Relief: Distribution of huge quantity of food & non food item benefiting around 20000 families.
- Education: Rehabilitation of22 feeder schools along with provision of all necessary facilities (Benefiting 1225 students) .Far off areas of Layyah.
- Shelter: Construction of 160 permanent quality shelter rooms for affected families of Layyah & Muzaffargarh.
- Livelihood: Revival of household carpet industry in Layyah (100 units constructed) restoring livelihood of 500 families.
- WASH: Installation of 1000 household units of Biosand Water Filter and awareness raising campaign & medical camps during relief phase Layyah.
- Psycho Social Support Project: Provided psycho social support to the metally ill people of affected areas of Layyah district.
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