AKDN donates Rs30m

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has announced an initial contribution of Rs30 million in support of the earthquake relief being provided by the government which will be matched by Habib Bank Limited with a further Rs30 million donation towards the Presidentís Emergency Relief Fund.

A press release issued on Monday also said that AKDN helicopters have been put at the disposal of the authorities to assist in humanitarian efforts.

CWS AID: The Church World Service-Pakistan/Afghanistan has chalked out a plan for rehabilitation of earthquake victims.

The CWS-P/A is immediately providing food items and shelter kits to 600 affected families in the NWFP and Azad Kashmir and later it will provide similar help to 5,000 families and will extend material and financial help for reconstruction of damaged houses.