Alliance for Disaster Relief sends massive relief assistant for Pakistan flood victims

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Congressman Al Green performs sending off ceremony

Alliance for Disaster Relief (AFDR) along with Implementing partner HHRD Shipped the Second Container for the Pakistan’s Floods victims of Pakistan in a sending Off Ceremony performed by Congressman Al Green, along with President of Medical Bridges Walter Ulrich, Coordinator AFDR Muhammad Saeed Sheikh & Director Dr. YakoobShaikh, Saad Ansari (HHRD), Dr. Ashraf Abbasi, GhulamBombaywala, Dr. MahmoodMehkri and several other Community Leaders.

On the Occasion Congressman Al Green said that the damage caused by the floods in Pakistan is estimated at 30 billion dollars and the aid of 100 million dollars going to Pakistan is not sufficient and he will make efforts to get more.

In his remarks Muhammad Saeed Sheikh, the coordinator of the Alliance, said that the Floods Relief Alliance, which was established to help the Pakistani flood victims, is a Blessings in Unity and along with implementing partner HHRD upto now 30,000 people were served through several Food, Grocery, Hygiene Kits, Clean water distribution drive. The AFDR is now building Transition Homes which will be followed by building permanent homes.

Dr. Yaqoob Sheikh, the Director of the Alliance, Informed That more Containers will be shipped in the coming months. GhulamBombaywala, Dr. Ashraf Abbasi, Dr. MahmoodMehkri, Mr. Walter Ulrich of Medical Bridges, and SobiaSiddiqui also expressed their views during the event.

Houstonians have a big heart. When the ravages of global climate change of extreme heat followed by rains, flooding, and landslides that hit Pakistan between May and September 2022, under the umbrella of the Alliance for Disaster Relief launched a collaborative of more than 35 entities with the motto of “Blessings in Unity” and raise around $1 million to help the suffering humanity in Pakistan.

The container has several Winter Relief Provisions like blankets, hoodies, winter caps, bedding items, hygiene kits, diapers, and much more. These items will be distributed in Pakistan by the implementing partner HHRD to those suffering from the aftermath of the catastrophic climate change incidents.

On this occasion, Congress member Al Green presented a Congressional Certificate of Appreciation for the Alliance’s Community Collaborative Pakistan Floods Relief Efforts, which was received by the Helping Hand’s Saad Ansari &SobiaSiddiqui.

While on behalf of Hazara American Welfare Association Founder Dr. Ashraf Abbasi presented a check of 10 thousand dollars to Saeed Sheikh, the coordinator of the Alliance &Saad Ansari of HHRD. Dr. Aisha Khan,BinaShaikh,SirajNursi, Mahmood Ahmed, Naheed Ahmed and other dedicated volunteers were present on the occasion.

 

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