IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
  • Who are we
  • What we do
  • What can you do
  • Login
IHH take aid to quake-stricken Pakistan and Iran
Joining emergency relief work in quake-stricken Pakistan and Iran, teams from IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation delivered food to the quake victims on border town of Balochistan.
SouthAsia, Iran, MiddleEast, Pakistan 30.04.2013

IHH teams, which travelled to the region immediately after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Pakistan-Iranian border on April 16, have taken emergency relief items to the quake victims.

Separate teams which travelled both to Iran and Pakistan on the same day of the quake in order to make examinations and join search and rescue work had examinations in these countries with local officials.
IHH team, which made examinations in Saravan, the closest town to the epicenter of the quake, with Iranian Red Crescent, has also been one of the few civil society organizations conducting relief work in the quake region in Pakistan.

According to IHH examinations, 1,500 houses and 250 workplaces were completely demolished by the quake in Muskil town of Balochistan where IHH teams could reach after a challenging journey. Thirty-four people lost their lives while thousands of others were injured by the quake in the same town.

IHH team delivered food packages to the quake victims in Muskil, Mugribi Zirdag, Mashriki Zirdag, Ladgast, Kileng, Sotgan, Aggo, Mudassar and Kuli İsmail towns.

The food packages, which were delivered to 1,000 families, included flour, sugar, dried beans, cooking oil, rice, milk and tea.

Related news
See all
Drought affects 36.1 million people in East Africa
Drought affects 36.1 million people in East Africa
There are currently 36.1 million people in Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya who are suffering from the effects of the protracted drought. Drought has created severe obstacles to the availability of food and water in three different nations.
Aid for flood-affected families in Sudan
Aid for flood-affected families in Sudan
Sudan's last week's flood is still impacting the country. The floods, which claimed 99 lives and wounded 94 others also destroyed houses, workplaces, and acres of farmland. After the floods, IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation launches its relief efforts for the victims there.
IHH Takes Action for Pakistan
IHH Takes Action for Pakistan
The flood occurred the day before due to heavy rains in Pakistan. The flood resulted in the deaths of 1061 people and injured 1575 others. Right after the flood, the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation launched an emergency relief effort for the country.