Special Program: Pakistan Flood Relief
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, and other international figures spoke at Asia Society in New York about flood relief efforts in Pakistan -- in an exclusive discussion on Aug. 19 just prior to the United Nations Special Session on Pakistan. Leaders of critical international humanitarian relief organizations also discussed ways to help.
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More information on relief efforts can be found at www.state.gov/pakistanflooding. Community members interested in giving immediate assistance can text the word “SWAT” to 50555 to contribute $10 to UNHCR's life-saving flood relief efforts on the ground.
Photo: A boy rests at a new camp that opened on Aug. 14, 2010 for flood victims in Sukkur, Pakistan. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)