by DVIDSHUB Islamabad Nothing should be more disconcerting and humiliating than to have a donor show distrust in ones ability to deal humanely and fairly with those stricken by a natural disaster that has wiped out their homesteads and their livelihood. For Pakistan this is a disaster twice compounded with the Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani not helping matters by confirming that money given by donors for distribution as relief would be siphoned off by the distributors. He was clearly accusing the NGOs, many of them front organisations for religious groups including those whose main mission is to promote jihad. That these organizations did not cover themselves with glory during the earthquake of 2005 is a matter of record but that…. Read more
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2010 BRS Media’s iDotz.Net, the company’s full service registrar site featuring names in over 195 extensions, announced today that its retail domain registration site will donate 100% of revenues to UNICEF’s emergency response in Pakistan.
This Thursday Aug. 19th, all retail revenue spent by our customers on Domain Registrations, Renewals, Transfer and other online services will be donated to U.S. Fund for UNICEF, supporting UNICEF’s flood disaster relief for the children of Pakistan.
“In a disaster of this magnitude, children are the most affected,” remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media Inc. “UNICEF has been working tirelessly with the relief effort and we feel humbled…. Read more
Infotech (Pvt) Limited Becomes Distributor for TAMP Computer Systems, Inc. Disaster Recovery System (DRS) Planning Software
Merrick, NY (PRWEB) February 7, 2005 Since 1995, InfoTech (Pvt) Limited has been a leading System Integration and Services Company in Pakistan. InfoTech ‘s spectrum of services ranges from basic infrastructure provisioning to end-to-end business solutions. InfoTech is the largest revenue partner of IBM in Pakistan and has strong partnerships with Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, Sage , Computer Associates, McAfee and VMware. “I am enthusiastic about the partnership…. Read more
Pakistan floods: Mega Disaster Needs Mega Response Says Oxfam
(PRWEB) August 12, 2010 Country drowning but funding slow compared with responses to other crises claims Oxfam.
The floods that have engulfed Pakistan over the last week are a mega disaster and the world needs to mount a mega response to ensure the millions affected get the help they need, international aid agency Oxfam said today as it called for a “gear shift” in the response to the crisis.
The floods in Pakistan now affect almost 14 million people, and that number is likely to…. Read more
The Flood Fund Confirms More Donors Required for Pakistan and Australia; Floods are the #1 Natural Disaster in U.S.
The Flood Fund
Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 28, 2011 Six months after the initial flooding in Pakistan, people in Pakistan are still living without the most basic necessities because their homes and livelihoods have been washed away or damaged by the floods. The ability to produce crops remains a serious long term problem, but the immediate concern is still the gaps in access to sanitation and the…. Read more